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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...


027. Race & Equity

Season #1 Episode #27

In Episode 27, Amber Karnes and Jivana Heyman sit down a few days after the attack on the US Capitol to dig into a personal conversation about race and the role they play in upholding white supremacy. They both share...
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026. It Is Time For a Reinterpretation

Season #1 Episode #26

In Episode 26, Jivana Heyman sits down with Justin Micheal Williams, an author, transformational speaker, and top-20 recording artist who has become a pioneering voice for diversity and inclusion in wellness. Justin...
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025. Real Stories from The Accessible Yoga Training Online

Season #1 Episode #25

In Episode 25, Jivana Heyman sits down with four Accessible Yoga teachers to talk about the Accessible Yoga Training, how the training impacted their teaching, and how they are carrying the mission of Accessible Yoga...
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024. Q & A

Season #1 Episode #24

In Episode 24, Amber Karnes and Jivana Heyman sit down to answer questions submitted by our listeners and community. First, Jivana and Amber talk about the ways that we can offer accessible classes in the new virtual...
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023. Creating Solidarity & Building Community

Season #1 Episode #23

In Episode 23 Amber Karnes sits down with Karin Carlson, yoga teacher, community advocate, and founder of Return Yoga. Through Return Yoga’s teacher training program and community outreach, Karin and other local...
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022. The Trans Yoga Project

Season #1 Episode #22

The Trans Yoga Project is a collaborative effort supporting Trans* people's spiritual wellness through community (re)education, advocacy within the yoga and wellIn Episode 22 Jivana Heyman welcomes M Camellia and Puja...
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021. Empowering Students Through Mentorship

Season #1 Episode #21

In Episode 21 Amber Karnes welcomes Francesca Cervero, private yoga teacher and teacher’s mentor. Francesca gives insight into how she built her career and offerings as a teacher and mentor. Amber and Francesca...
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020. How Chair Yoga Democratizes Asana Practice

Season #1 Episode #20

In Episode 20 Amber Karnes and Jivana Heyman sit to talk about chair yoga and how it can be used as a tool to democratize asana practice. We begin with a conversation about how lineage and “guru culture” are shifting...
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019. Tiny Bits of Joy

Season #1 Episode #19

In Episode 19 Amber Karnes sits down with Pamela Stokes-Eggleston. Pamela is a published author, stress management consultant, wellness resilience expert, national speaker, and sleep wellness coach. She founded...
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018. Run Forward Towards Discomfort Enthusiastically

Season #1 Episode #18

In Episode 18 Amber Karnes sits down to chat with Kimberly Dark, a writer, professor and teacher who works to reveal the hidden architecture of everyday life so that we can reclaim our power as social creators. Amber...
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017. When We Are Set Upon The Right Path

Season #1 Episode #17

In episode 17, Jivana Heyman welcomes Lakshmi Nair. Lakshmi Nair is the founder of Satya Yoga Co-op, a BIPOC owned and operated yoga cooperative in Denver, Colorado. Satya Yoga Co-op grew out of a yoga immersion and...
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016. Stop saying “full expression of the pose” [Making Asana Accessible Part 2]

Season #1 Episode #16

Episode 16 is the second in a series about making yoga asana accessible for all bodies. In this episode, Amber and Jivana talk about the language we use as yoga teachers. Jivana shares what the yoga Sutras say about...
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