Love, Curvy Yoga Podcast

My Everyday Yoga & Body Acceptance Practices | Season 3, Episode 29

This is the last episode of Season 3! As we wrap up, I wanted to share my everyday yoga and body acceptance practices — the tools in my toolbox that I choose from on a regular basis. I wanted to share these because I think so often it can seem like everyone else’s practice is…

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The Time I Gave Up on Yoga | Season 3, Episode 28

I don’t know about you, but I haven’t been gung-ho for yoga 24/7/365 since the very first time I stepped on my mat. Too often, though, I think people get the idea that if they’re not fully enthusiastic and dedicated at all times then something is at least slightly wrong with them — if not…

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What if I can’t do Headstand? | Season 3, Episode 27

Today I’m answering a great listener question: “What if I can’t do Headstand?” I also talk about the listener’s follow-up question — “And what if I never will?” If you’re curious about what factors affect whether or not this is possible, as well as what it all means, then today’s episode is for you! Show…

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Where body acceptance is baked into yoga | Season 3, Episode 26

I find it so powerful to think about how the structure of yoga can guide us into knowing and accepting our bodies and selves. In today’s episode I’m talking about two components of yoga that relate to this — the koshas and the 8 Limbs of Yoga. I’ve also got a guided meditation for you…

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Two Body Acceptance Myths Worth Busting | Season 3, Episode 25

Have you ever thought about how many body acceptance myths are out there floating around? There are SO many! Today I’m talking about two that I think are both umbrellas for many others — and also ways to think about others that you run into. Because how these myths tend to function is by hiding…

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Journaling Your Yoga Practice | Season 3, Episode 24

Okay, so I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find listening to my body . . . really challenging (and that’s putting it nicely!). And even when I do catch a glimpse of something my body is telling me during my practice, I just as often resist, ignore or forget it as listen to…

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If I listen to my body, will I just lie on blankets all day? | Season 3, Episode 23

  Today I’m answering a listener question: “If I listen to my body, will I just lie on blankets all day?” Such a great question, right? I mean, who hasn’t wondered this at least once?! I’ve also got a new guided meditation for you on noticing your breath. Enjoy! Show Notes This week’s guided meditation, Breath…

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What is Interoception? | Season 3, Episode 22

Do you ever think about listening to your body and think, “Yeah, that sounds like a good idea, but how do people actually do that?” Me, too. In this week’s podcast I’m talking about that very ability — interoception. I share about what it is, what it has to do with body acceptance, and how you can…

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Finding the Middle Ground with Your Body | Season 3, Episode 21

I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t say I’m particularly known for being able to navigate the middle. In body acceptance, as in life, I tend to think in extremes: Either I love my body at all times, or body acceptance is impossible for me and I might as well give up now. Sound…

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