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

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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05. Self Care as Sva-dharma with Indu Arora

Season #4

Indu Arora is a Yoga and Ayurveda teacher, mentor, and author, based out of the USA. She considers herself a student for a lifetime. Indu has been sharing about Yoga philosophy, Yoga Therapy, and Ayurveda for the last...
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04. Liminality in Liberatory Movements with Shawn Moore

Season #4

Residing at the intersection of leadership and mindfulness, Shawn creates sacred spaces for stillness and self-inquiry to help changemakers align their strengths, intention, and impact. Reckoning with his own...
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03. Black Spirituality in Justice Movements with Ash Williams

Season #4

Ash Williams is an anti-carceral and reproductive justice organizer. He received his BA in Philosophy from UNC Charlotte in 2015 and his MA in Ethics and Applied Philosophy from UNC Charlotte in 2016. For the last...
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02. Belonging, Cultural Appropriation, & Tibetan Buddhism

Season #4

Chemi Lhamo is a community organizer and a human rights activist. She served as the Community Health Lead at Parkdale People’s Economy and on the Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust’s board. She is recognized in...
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01. The Trauma of Caste with Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Season #4

Thenmozhi Soundararajan is a Dalit Civil rights artist, organizer, and theorist who has worked with hundreds of organizations to better understand the urgent issues of racial, caste, and gender equity. Working across...
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Coming Soon: The Love of Yoga

Season #4

Coming Soon: The Love of Yoga Podcast Take a listen to this excerpt from Anjali's interview with Thenmozhi Soundararajan, author of The Trauma of Caste: A Dalit Feminist Meditation on Survivorship, Healing, and...
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069. The Nuances of Accessibility in Yoga

Season #3

In this final episode of the Accessible Yoga Podcast, Anjali and Jivana discuss:  What does it mean to make yoga accessible? The danger of oversimplifying a yoga practice The importance of reflecting on who we...
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068. Radical Honesty with Saira Rao

Season #3

Saira (NOT Sara) Rao grew up in Richmond, Virginia, the daughter of Indian immigrants. For forty years, she wasted her precious time aspiring to be white and accepted by dominant white society, a futile task for...
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067. Practice Isn’t Meant to “Fix”, It’s Meant to Heal

Season #3

Teo Drake is an organizer, a teacher, and an artisan who works in wood and steel. As a queer and trans long-term HIV/AIDS survivor, the practices and philosophies of yoga and Buddhism have been both life-saving and...
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066. The Audacity of Hope for Yoga

Season #3

Tejal Patel is a first-generation Indian American yoga teacher, writer, podcaster, and community organizer. She advocates for yoga through a social justice lens and educates and empowers individuals and groups around...
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065. Yoga & Cancer with Anusha Wijeyakumar

Season #3

Anusha is the Wellness Consultant for Hoag Hospital, one of the top rated hospitals in the USA where she leads on integrative medicine and implementing mindfulness and meditation practices for maternal mental health...
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