Love, Curvy Yoga Podcast

May I Know What I Know | Season 4, Episode 6

Today’s podcast is a little different. I decided to share an extended guided meditation with you, something that invites you into deeper exploration of our theme for the week (the yogic concept of svadhyaya, or self-study) and our invocation, which is: May I Know What I Know. Show Notes Sign up to receive our weekly emails…

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Wait, There’s a Mindful Approach to Yoga?! | Season 4, Episode 5

So this podcast title is a little bit tongue in cheek, but also not! In this episode I’m sharing about a conversation with a student that helped illustrate to me what we’re really doing in yoga — and what it all has to do with showing ourselves our true, whole nature. We also talk about…

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When Your Intention Doesn’t Come True | Season 4, Episode 4

Have you ever been asked to set an intention at the beginning of your yoga practice? Or have you tried switching from goals to intentions? There’s a lot of mixed messages about intentions, so in this episode we get into the yoga version, sankalpa, and see what it has to reveal about our yoga practice…

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What Yoga Helped Me See About Myself | Season 4, Episode 3

You know how sometimes you think you know yourself, and then — voom — you realize there’s a whole lot going on that you weren’t aware of? Yeah. In this episode I’m talking about a big one of those times for me, and what it helped me open to that changed my life in a…

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What Happened When I Lost My Breath | Season 4, Episode 2

So, I lost my breath recently — for about a month. I was breathing so shallowly to be almost imperceptible. In today’s episode I’m sharing about what happened when I found it — and what it has to do with our theme this week, which is ahimsa, or compassion. Also, we’ve got a guided meditation for our Body…

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On (Not) Living in the Now | Season 4, Episode 1

Ohh…I’m so excited to be starting Season FOUR of this podcast! Hard to believe. This season I’m going to be sharing what I’m learning (and resisting — ha!) in real time about our theme of the week in The Stretch. The Stretch is our four-month practice experience, and this round we’re focusing on yoga philosophy…

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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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