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Arundhati is an immigrant Indian yoga teacher, living in the US. She's grown a 6 figure yoga business singlehandedly. Self-taught, hardworking, and passionate, she's changing the yoga conversation to include more Indian yoga teachers. This podcast covers topics like cultural appropriation of yoga, yoga teacher training, practicing yoga in business, and much more...Whether you're a student or a teacher, you'll find valuable insight, strategies, free downloads, and raw conversations. Tune in every Tuesday for a new episode! More good stuff on our website - letstalk.yoga.

Arundhati is an immigrant Indian yoga teacher, living in the US. She's grown a 6 figure yoga business singlehandedly. Self-taught, hardworking, and passionate, she's changing the yoga conversation to include more Indian yoga teachers. This podcast covers topics like cultural appropriation of yoga, yoga teacher training, practicing yoga in business, and much more...Whether you're a student or a teacher, you'll find valuable insight, strategies, free downloads, and raw conversations. Tune in every Tuesday for a new episode! More good stuff on our website - letstalk.yoga.

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United States

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Arundhati is an immigrant Indian yoga teacher, living in the US. She's grown a 6 figure yoga business singlehandedly. Self-taught, hardworking, and passionate, she's changing the yoga conversation to include more Indian yoga teachers. This podcast covers topics like cultural appropriation of yoga, yoga teacher training, practicing yoga in business, and much more...Whether you're a student or a teacher, you'll find valuable insight, strategies, free downloads, and raw conversations. Tune in every Tuesday for a new episode! More good stuff on our website - letstalk.yoga.

Language:

English


Episodes

Understanding the Impact of the Gunas in Ayurveda with Myra Lewin

9/27/2021
Ayurveda is Yoga's sister science. Every now & then, I bring Ayurveda guests on the show to highlight key aspects of Ayurveda that impact our every day. In this episode, we're exploring the Gunas & how they impact us on a regular basis with Myra Lewin. Myra is an Ayurveda & Yoga Teacher with over 30 years of experience. She's an author, podcast host, the head of Hale Pule Ayurveda & a well-recognized leader in the western Ayurvedic community. Episode highlights. You can find all the...

Duration:00:44:39

Top Five Frequently Asked Questions About Pranayama

9/20/2021
Sharing answers to the TOP 5 most frequently asked questions about Pranayama on the show today. Pull up your front-row seat to my pranayama training. Hit play to find out answers to the most commonly asked questions about Pranayama. If you like what you hear & want to learn more about pranayama - check out my upcoming 30-hour pranayama training for yoga teachers starting this October 1st, 2021. If you enjoy our weekly content, please review & rate this podcast. It will help us get this...

Duration:00:14:38

Free Pranayama Class- The Three Groups of Pranayama Practice

9/13/2021
You've got a front-row seat in my upcoming pranayama training. In today's episode, you'll discover the 3 main categories of pranayama practices. These 3 groups are like your GPS or guiding system. They make navigating through the various techniques effortless. These are fundamental to know & understand if you want to practice or teach pranayama in any capacity. Knowing these 3 groups will help you build effective, safe and smart pranayama sequences for yourself & others. What are you...

Duration:00:17:48

The Origins of Yoga and Its Passage Through Time with Prasad Rangnekar

8/23/2021
As yoga teachers, knowing the origins of yoga & its passage through time is very significant. In fact, I would argue that's it's required if one teaches any aspect of yoga. Knowing this correctly is not only important but has deep cultural implications if misinterpreted. I’ve been on the lookout for the “perfect” guest for this one. Someone who could take into account the many subtle nuances & layers that a conversation about the origins of yoga warrants. To follow its passage through time...

Duration:01:04:28

Hypermobility In Yoga with Alexandria Crow

8/16/2021
In today's episode, I chat with Alexandria Crow. An ex-gymnast turned yoga educator. Injuries from her gymnastic career led Alex to evolve her approach to yoga. Today she's passionate about making yoga accessible & living the practice through her teachings. We chat about hypermobility & the pursuit of flexibility in yoga. How to balance the pursuit of flexibility as a yoga teacher. The repetitive nature of yoga asana practice. Understand how hypermobile people understand sensation in their...

Duration:00:55:39

The Sanskrit Channel - in conversation a Sanskrit linguist & content creator Udaya Shreyas

8/9/2021
Do you know there’s a Sanskrit channel on YouTube that’s phenomenal? Whether you think Sanskrit is a dead language or you’re intrigued by it. Today’s episode is fire. I’m chatting with Udaya Shreyas. A Sanskrit linguist, & the director & (much loved) host of THE SANSKRIT CHANNEL on YouTube. We chat about the birth of his channel. Why he fell in love with Sanskrit & how he gave up a promising career at Google to become a professional YouTuber. I also quiz Uday about some of the most...

Duration:00:58:50

Best Advice from a Yoga Editor with Kat Heagberg Rebar

8/2/2021
You can find all the resources mentioned in this episode in the show notes at https://letstalk.yoga/ Connect with us on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/arundhati_baitmangalkar/ Join our exclusive Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/letstalkyoga Join our mailing list: https://www.aham.yoga/instagram-2021 for all episodes.

Duration:00:49:15

Yamas & Niyamas – The missing Link (Part 2) with Savira Gupta

7/27/2021
Savira Gupta is back with Part 2 of the Yamas & Niyamas. If you haven't heard part 1. Check out episode 47 before listening to this one. If you ask anyone who’s raised in the culture of yoga. They’ll tell you they learned these aspects since childhood. Their first teachers being their mothers, grandmothers, school teachers, elders, spiritual lessons & so on… but most westerners overlook the first two limbs of yoga. Your yamas & niyamas can be your best friends on your yoga journey. As well...

Duration:00:51:01

The Instagram post that wasn’t meant to be a podcast with Arundhati B.

7/19/2021
I'm obsessed with how yoga teachers are created. Because ultimately its teachers who control the destiny of yoga in the modern yoga world. This is why you should care about what happens in yoga teacher training. This episode was not meant to be on the podcast. In fact, it was just something I shared on Instagram. But it triggered & resonated deeply with so many of you. I decided to bring the conversation to this platform. Listen up if you're interested in understanding how yoga teachers...

Duration:00:30:22

Yoga for Pelvic Girdle Pain with Shannon Crow

7/12/2021
Have you ever asked yourself what’s the difference between hip pain & pelvic girdle pain? How do we as yoga-asana teachers help the students work through this? Shannon Crow is on the show today answering these questions & a whole lot more. Shannon is a yoga teacher, trainer, host of the connected yoga teacher podcast & the founder of pelvic health professionals. Episode highlights... You can find all the resources mentioned in this episode in the show notes at...

Duration:00:53:00

Somatic Yoga Training with Trina Altman

7/5/2021
Somatic yoga is becoming a popular term in the modern yoga world. In this episode, we chat with Trina Altman about her new book, Yoga Deconstructed: Movement Science Principles. An in-depth look into modern movement science & yoga. We cover somatic yoga training, why injuries occur, progressions & regressions in yoga asana, hypermobility, cueing & more. If you're a new asana teacher or even an experienced one you'll find great value in this episode. Somatic Yoga Training Episode...

Duration:00:43:15

Yamas & Niyamas – The Missing Link (Part 1 of 2)

6/28/2021
Do you ever feel something is missing in your yoga journey? Do you feel like you’re lacking something when it comes to living your yoga thoroughly? Whether you answered yes or not, as a yoga teacher you cannot dismiss the Yamas & Niyamas. Which are so often OVERSIMPLIFIED as black & white in the modern yoga landscape. Often spoken about more than lived especially by yoga teachers. On the Let’s Talk Yoga podcast today, return guest Savira Gupta not only brings you the wisdom & nuances of...

Duration:00:53:52

Why the Teacher-Student Relationship Matters in Modern Yoga with Kaya Mindlin

6/21/2021
“The teachings of yoga are superior to the teacher” - Kaya Mindlin A skilled yoga teacher will impact not just your learning but your life. Kaya Mindlin unpacks the nuances of a teacher-student relationship in modern yoga. If you’re a yoga teacher wondering what’s missing in your yoga journey, it's probably a skilled teacher who goes beyond the books & impacts every layer of your being. Whether you're a new or seasoned teacher, this episode is really worth your time. Episode...

Duration:01:00:51

The Secret to Fun Arm Balancing with Allison Ray Jercai

6/14/2021
Did you know you don’t need to do arm balances on your arms alone? In fact, arm balances aren’t necessarily reserved only for advanced asana practice. On the podcast today, I chat with Allison Ray Jeraci about making arm balances fun with a unique & fresh approach. We chat about how to get into arm balances without ever balancing on your arms. Fun ways in which you can keep your teaching & asana practice fresh, fun & insightful. The unique use of props & more. Allison gives us examples &...

Duration:00:37:12

Imposter Syndrome For Yoga Teachers with Mado Hesselink

6/8/2021
Identifying your imposter syndrome will be a game-changer for yoga teachers. Identifying & learning to navigate this skillfully is what we chat about today with Modo Hesselink. We get into what imposter syndrome is & how it limits yoga teachers. Mado talks about her experience with yoga teachers who deal with this on a daily basis. Plus her tips & strategies on how to overcome this in a skillful & effective way. Mado Hesselink is a yoga teacher on a mission with practical business &...

Duration:00:45:38

3 Important Questions Yoga Teachers Ask All The Time

5/24/2021
Answering 3 very important questions that every yoga teacher asks at some point... Especially right after graduating a teacher training & entering the very real world of teaching yoga. Most yoga teachers feel alone, lost & unsure of how to navigate this new world. These are just some of the things we discuss in my monthly mentorship club called the Mindful Yoga Teachers Club. If you'd like to ask your own questions & you're craving to be a part of a mentorship club like this... you're...

Duration:00:22:03

Free Pranayama Class & Sequencing Notes for Yoga Teachers

5/17/2021
Free pranayama class & with extra pranayama notes & sequence tips for yoga teachers is out on the show today. Are you fascinated yet a little confused by pranayama? A little unsure as to where to begin? Well, I've got you covered. The idea to offer this free pranayama class came to me when I was putting the final touches on my pranayama immersion & optional yoga teacher training. I'm SO excited to share it with you. I'm sharing about the first pranayama ever known to mankind today or in my...

Duration:00:44:39

How to Study the Bhagavad Gita with Luvena Rangel

5/10/2021
The Bhagavad Gita is a text that's fascinated generations of humanity. For yoga teachers, this text is extremely valuable for life. I will be exploring this text in more future episodes as it's impossible to capture its essence in just one episode. My guest today is Luvena Rangel, the founder of curvy yogi. A body-positive yoga teacher, cultural appropriation advocate, teacher trainer & more...Luvena talks about the role of the Bhagavad Geeta in her own life as well as nuances of this...

Duration:00:56:04

Take Great Photos from Your Iphone & How to Work with a Photographer with Lauren Mitchell

5/3/2021
As a yoga teacher, it's not important to have good yoga photos. But it is necessary if you're trying to grow your yoga career. Think of all the brands you've paid attention to. Chances are they've told you a story through their photos. The best part of yoga photos is that you can now get decent ones on your iPhone or if you have the budget work with a photographer. My guest today, is my photographer, Lauren Mitchell. We chat about what it takes to get good yoga photos from your iPhone as...

Duration:00:40:28

Understanding Post-Lineage Yoga with Theodora Wildcroft

4/26/2021
Talking about post-lineage yoga today on the Let’s Talk Yoga Podcast with Theodora Wildcroft. Lineage in yoga has always fascinated & frustrated me at the same time. So when I discovered Theo’s book on Post-Lineage yoga I knew I excited, curious & but also cautious. Excited & curious because lineages have played an important part in yoga’s transmission for centuries. Cautious because while having a reformist attitude is important, there’s a fine line between doing what’s right by yoga &...

Duration:00:50:43