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

Finding the Center with Anjali Rao

Season #4

"Asking questions is renouncing a bloated sense of one’s ego, is an exercise in humility, not as an end in itself but as a springboard for authentic and skillful responses." In the last episode of 2023, Anjali shares...
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Grief as a Portal for Collective Liberation with Tysir Salih

Season #4

"All of the stories from the Bhagavad Gita, it's so clear to me. These are calls to action. We'll even start with ahimsa..." In this episode, Anjali Rao and Tysir Salih discuss the impact of witnessing multiple...
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Are We Free Yet? with Tina Strawn

Season #4

"What are some of the things that you do every day to kind of keep yourself grounded or receptive? Open?... I love this question. I'm going to give you three things that I do every day. One is my meditation practice,...
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The Gift of Purpose as an Adaptive Yoga Teacher with Rodrigo Souza

Season #4

"One thing that I like about teaching Yoga is that it's something that I give and receive at the same time, teaching Yoga supports me, it makes me feel connected to a deep sense of purpose." –Rodrigo Souza  Rodrigo...
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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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