How I Stumbled Backwards into Creating Curvy Yoga (Season 2, Episode 6)

Inside this episode, you’ll hear me answer a listener question and talk more about: My circuitous career path How I started Curvy Yoga — with absolutely no clue whatsoever The truth about what it’s taken to grow Curvy Yoga My favorite advice about finding and doing something you love Show Notes Blog post from Elizabeth Gilbert on creativity & money  My podcast interview with Tanya Geisler (on the impostor complex)  Get your download of my favorite biz & life books and podcasts! (Including the books mentioned in this episode) Dive In to the Episode Now

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How Accepting Your Body Helps You Navigate Life (Chat with Reva | Season 2, Episode 5)

  In today’s episode of Love, Curvy Yoga, I chat with a member of the Curvy Yoga community, Reva! Inside this episode, you’ll hear us talk more about: What inspired Reva to try yoga again after not finding something that worked for her at first The incredible changes that have unfolded in her life since starting yoga How being more accepting of her body has helped her better navigate her relationships and life Show Notes Learn more about our virtual studio, which is where I first met Reva Dive In to the Episode Now

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How I Handled My Husband Getting Laid Off (Season 2, Episode 4)

Inside this episode, you’ll hear me talk more about: What happened in my body when I got the news that my husband got laid off The one thing that helped me during the uncertainty and doubt What I learned from yet another opportunity to not be controlling and accept what is And more! Show notes Things I mentioned in this episode: Application to be interviewed / ask a question on the podcast Somatic experiencing research To stay up to date with all things Curvy Yoga, make sure you’re on our email list! Dive In to the Episode Now

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Love, Curvy Yoga – How Lowering My Standards Helped My Yoga Practice (Season 2, Episode 3)

Inside this episode, you’ll hear me talk more about: My favorite story about lowering your standards Why lowering your standards isn’t necessarily a bad thing What it means to me to FINALLY have a regular yoga practice — after years of not And more! Show notes Things I mentioned in this episode: Jennifer Louden’s Conditions of Enoughness The Curvy Yoga Guide to Creating a Regular Yoga Practice Application to be interviewed / ask a question on the podcast Dive In to the Episode Now

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Love, Curvy Yoga – What Closing My Yoga Studio Taught Me (Season 2, Episode 2)

Inside this episode, you’ll hear me talk more about: Why I think it’s important to talk about things that haven’t gone as we’d hoped What I’ve learned on my mat that helped me navigate closing the studio My business, yoga and personal takeaways from this transition — and one big one I think is a good reminder for everyone And more! Show notes Things I mentioned in this episode: Annual membership sale on our virtual studio, Curvy Monthly (good through Jan. 12, 2016) Dive In to the Episode Now

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Love, Curvy Yoga – What I Learned in 2015 (Season 2, Episode 1)

Season 2 of the podcast is here! Inside this episode, you’ll hear me talk more about: New things coming your way with this season of the podcast What I learned in 2015 (both the easy and the hard way) My Word of the Year for 2016 And more! Show notes Things I mentioned in this episode: Season 1 episodes of this podcast Unroll.me Susannah Conway’s Unravelling guidebook Word of the Year practice video Annual membership sale on our virtual studio, Curvy Monthly (good through Jan. 12, 2016) Dive In to the Episode Now

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Love, Curvy Yoga – Episode Twenty Two: An Interview with Hilary Kinavey

In today’s episode of Love, Curvy Yoga, we interview a professional counselor and the co-founder of Be Nourished, Hilary Kinavey! Inside this episode, you’ll hear us talk more about: What systematic issues does Hilary see affecting our ability to cultivate Body Trust? How has Hilary’s personal relationship to Body Trust shifted and changed in her own life? All about Be Nourished and what led her to this current incarnation of her work. And, so much more! Meet Our Guest, Hilary Kinavey Hilary Kinavey is a licensed professional counselor and the co-founder of Be Nourished, a revolutionary business that helps people heal body shame and move towards compassionate, wholehearted living in the bodies they are in today. Hilary has spent 1000’s of hours working with people individually
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Love, Curvy Yoga – Episode Twenty One: An Interview with Vivienne McMaster

In today’s episode of Love, Curvy Yoga, we interview one of my fave ladies, Vivienne McMaster! Inside this episode, you’ll hear us talk more about: When did Vivienne find photography, and how was it first a tool for self-connection in her life What are photo walks and how does it create a connection with your body The evolution of self- and body-acceptance And, so much more! Meet Our Guest, Vivienne McMaster  Vivienne McMaster is a Vancouver photographer and workshop leader who helps folks around the world see themselves with compassion through their own camera lens. Her photographs have been seen in such places as Oprah.com and the The Huffington Post. She discovered her love of photography in her late 20’s while in a rough
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Love, Curvy Yoga – Episode Twenty: An Interview with Melanie Klein

In today’s episode of Love, Curvy Yoga, we interview Melanie Klein – my soul sister and co-editor of our book Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body. Inside this episode, you’ll hear us talk more about: What made Melanie a feminist Where Melanie thinks the conversation is at with young people around body image In addition to continuing to raise awareness, what does Melanie recommend as next steps for people who want to get involved in creating a yoga environment that supports positive body image, for students, teachers or both And, so much more! Meet Our Guest, Melanie Klein Melanie Klein, M.A., is a writer, speaker and Associate Faculty member at Santa Monica College teaching Sociology and Women’s
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Love, Curvy Yoga – Episode Eighteen: An Interview with Tara Brach

In today’s episode of Love, Curvy Yoga, we interview Tara Brach who I couldn’t be more honored to be talking with. Tara is a clinical psychologist, author and senior meditation teacher of Insight Meditation. Inside this episode, you’ll hear us talk more about: Tara’s philosophy around embodiment and meditation and how the two relate. How meditation works as a tool for acceptance? How we stay with the body as it inevitably changes, whether through aging, illness, changes in shape/size, etc. And, so much more! Meet Our Guest, Tara Brach Tara Brach, Ph. D., is a clinical psychologist and the author of Radical Acceptance,(2003) and True Refuge (2013). She is founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, and teaches meditation at centers
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