Accessible Yoga Podcast

Accessible Yoga Podcast

Hosted by: Jivana Heyman & Amber Karnes

Welcome to the Accessible Yoga Podcast, where we explore how to make space for everyone in the yoga community. This podcast is brought to you by the Accessible Yoga Association, a nonprofit organization focused on...

Episodes

045. Tips for Keeping Students Safer in Yoga Class

Season #2

In episode 45, Amber and Jivana share tips for keeping students safer in yoga classes. In this episode we’ll explore how the methods we use to teach can contribute to an environment of safety for our community. Amber...
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044. Yoga Revolution

Season #2

In episode 42, Amber Karnes interviews Jivana Heyman about his upcoming book, Yoga Revolution: Building a Practice of Courage and Compassion. We discuss what a “yoga revolution” means, the relationship between yoga...
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043. Yoga in Prison with Bill Brown

Season #2

In episode 43, Jivana interviews Bill Brown from Prison Yoga Project.  In this episode, Jivana and Bill discuss: Bill’s background and personal interests How Bill started his yoga practice How Bill ended up...
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042. Yoga is Political: Let's Discuss...

Season #2

In episode 42, we're sharing a recording of Reggie Hubbard's powerful closing keynote from this year's Accessible Yoga Conference online. There are some within the yoga community that think politics and yoga should...
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041. Community and Collaboration

Season #2

In episode 41, Amber and Jivana discuss community building and collaboration. As we gear up for the upcoming Accessible Yoga Conference, community is on our mind. In this episode we’ll talk a little bit about our...
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040. We’re Back: What We’ve Been Up To & Where We’re Going

Season #2

In episode 40, we’re back! Amber and Jivana catch up about what they’ve been doing while the podcast has been on break and update you with all the latest of what’s to come. We’ll discuss what Accessible Yoga...
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039. The Connection Between Yoga & Activism

Season #1 Episode #39

In Episode 39 of the Accessible Yoga Podcast, Amber Karnes sits down with Anjali Rao to discuss the connection between yoga and activism. Anjali Rao is a yoga teacher, social justice activist, multi-cultural training...
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038. Addressing Transphobia and Creating Affirming Spaces

Season #1 Episode #38

In Episode 38 Amber Karnes sits down with Tristan Katz and Maygen Nicholson to address a few common transphobic talking points and discuss how we can support our trans and gender expansive community members. Tristan...
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037. Transcending Trauma with Yoga

Season #1 Episode #37

In Episode 37 of the Accessible Yoga Podcast, Jivana Heyman sits down with Zabie Yamasaki, M.Ed., RYT. Zabie is the director of Trauma Informed Programs at UCLA and is the Founder of Transcending Sexual Trauma through...
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036. Making Yoga Philosophy Straightforward & Accessible

Season #1 Episode #36

In Episode 36 of the Accessible Yoga Podcast, Jivana Heyman sits down with Daniel Simpson to talk about yoga philosophy and his new book The Truth of Yoga: A Comprehensive Guide to Yoga’s History, Texts, Philosophy,...
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035. Creativity & Trusting Your Own Voice

Season #1 Episode #35

In Episode 35 of the Accessible Yoga Podcast, Jivana Heyman sits down with Linda Sparrowe to talk about creativity and finding our voice. The former editor of Yoga International and Yoga Journal magazines, Linda has...
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034. Compassionate Leadership & Mentorship for Yoga Yeachers & Business Owners

Season #1 Episode #34

In Episode 34 of the Accessible Yoga Podcast, Jivana Heyman welcomes Pamela Stokes Eggleston and Amina Naru to talk about compassionate leadership and mentorship for yoga teachers. Pamela and Amina are two yoga...
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