The Love of Yoga

The Love of Yoga

Hosted by: Anjali Rao

The Love of Yoga Podcast connects to the expansiveness of the teachings of Yoga through provocative conversations with Yoga scholars, changemakers, and thought leaders. Our intention is to provide avenues of access...

Episodes

Scattered Goddesses: History as a Teacher with Dr. Padma Kaimal

Season #4

One of the objectives of this podcast is to shine a light on the work of compelling scholars, offer a multi-disciplinary approach to Yoga, and connect it to everyday Yoga practitioners.  Yoga history is vast and...
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Yoga and Liberation: A Critical Interrogation with Dr. Tria Blu Wakpa

Season #4

Dr. Tria Blu Wakpa is a scholar and practitioner of Indigenous contemporary dance, North American Hand Talk (Indigenous sign language), martial arts, and yoga. Professor Blu Wakpa has taught a wide range of...
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Getting Clear with Emily Dalsfoist

Season #4

What does it mean to be in right relationship to the practices and teachings of yoga as a white-bodied yoga practitioner? What does it mean to teach and offer these practices when we ourselves have no direct ties to...
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Getting Visible with Riss Giammalva

Season #4

Marketing doesn’t have to be spooky, and visibility as a yoga teacher or entrepreneur doesn’t require “perfection.” This conversation with Riss Giammalva explores all of this and more. Riss is a storyteller,...
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Getting Embodied with Terra Anderson

Season #4

"When I talk about pleasure and embodiment, I'm talking about your unique individual moment that feels true for you in your body. Not what you're being sold. And so I think that, you know, when we're talking about...
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Getting Free with Michelle Cassandra Johnson

Season #4

“We have to get to the root of the root of the root and actually heal that if we wanna create something different, and if we want to create conditions for us all to be free, that's the conversation…I think the core is...
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11. What's Yoga Gotta Do With It?

Season #4

As she transitions into a brief summer hiatus, in this episode Anjali: Revisits the vision and intention of the podcast, and reflects on the past 6 episodes Weaves together the different threads of the teachings of...
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10. Here 4 the Kids: A Conversation with Saira Rao

Season #4

Saira Rao is an activist, producer of the provocative documentary, Deconstructing Karen, co- author of White Women: Everything You Already Know about Your Own Racism and How to Do Better, and host of radically honest...
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09. Demystifying Tantra with Dr. Sravana Borkataky Varma

Season #4

This conversation with Dr. Sravana Borkataky Varma demystifies Tantra. Sravana is a historian, educator and social entrepreneur, currently working as a Lecturer at Harvard University and at University of North...
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08. Unpacking Culture, Power and Agency with Chemi Lhamo

Season #4

The Dalai Lama is a symbol of hope and peace for millions of people all over the world, and has given the world much, so generously for decades. The world saw an edited clip of the Dalai Lama and a child that went...
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07. Manifestation of Caste: Naming the Invisible with Prachi Patankar

Season #4

Born and raised in rural India, Prachi Patankar was raised by a freedom-fighter grandmother and parents deeply involved in anti-caste, feminist, and peasant movements. Over two decades in New York City, she has been...
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06. The Audacity of Being with rüdrāksh chand and Tristan Katz

Season #4

rüdrāksh chand is an organizer, anti-carceral practitioner of abolition, lifelong student of Yoga, an artist at large. Tristan Katz is a trans-queer equity inclusion facilitator and consultant/teacher/space holder,...
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