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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

Prana & Pranayama with Prasad Rangnekar

7/7/2022
On the show today, I invited back our frequent guest, Prasad Rangnekar to talk about his new online course that is about to launch on July 14th, 2022, called Prana & Pranayama. It's a five-week in-depth course exploring wider dimensions of Prana & Pranayama, beyond breath and breathwork, by reconciling scriptures & science. In this episode, we’re going to discuss the definition of prana according to the scriptures, the spiritual significance of pranayama and ways in which it can be applied,...

Duration:00:40:52

Understanding the Law of Karma with Medha Narwani

6/27/2022
In this episode, we explore Karma in depth. Especially the laws of Karma with Medha Narwani. You'll get an in-depth understanding of Karma & how it relates to yoga through this conversation... Episode highlights... Medha Narwani comes from a family of deep-rooted Vedic values. Her initial career as an economist and life across Australia, US and UK offered her a truly global outlook, but her spiritual curiosity brought her back to India. While she trained under her guru in a guru-shishya...

Duration:01:08:27

Prana Decoded with Indu Arora

6/20/2022
Prana is something every yoga teacher knows. But many know it only as surface knowledge. In this episode, Arundhati interviews Indu Arora, a long-time yoga teacher, and author about Prana. They decode prana for today's yoga teacher & student. If you're keen to learn about prana clearly and from an authentic source. This is the conversation to tune into. Prana Decoded Episode Highlights... Indu Arora is a long-time yoga teacher, author, and mentor to yoga teachers. To read her full bio,...

Duration:00:47:15

Yoga Quiz - Do You Know The Answers?

6/6/2022
A slightly different episode this week. I'm just days away from launching my Teaching Yoga To Beginners Course. So I've put together this little quiz for you to explore to gauge your effectiveness when it comes to teaching asana to beginners. Teaching Yoga To Beginners Course: https://www.mindfulyogateachers.com/beginnersytt You can find all the resources mentioned in this episode in the show notes at https://letstalk.yoga/ Connect with us on Instagram here:...

Duration:00:20:31

What Actually is Hatha Yoga with Prasad Rangnekar

5/30/2022
In the popular world of yoga, there's widespread misinformation about the tradition and the path of Hatha Yoga. Its rich history is often forgotten or laid aside and replaced with various misleading interpretations. While most yoga teachers are borrowing every day from hatha yoga. Hardly anyone knows its origins or in fact much about this path at all. Prasad Rangnekar, who has been on the podcast many times before is from the Natha lineage. The founding lineage of Hatha Yoga. He shares his...

Duration:01:00:47

3 Must Know Sequencing Principles for Beginners

5/23/2022
As a yoga asana teacher, it's crucial that you get skillful in teaching beginners yoga. Because that is where you can create maximum impact. Remember, when you see your student succeed, you feel successful as a yoga teacher. As my Teaching Yoga To Beginners course is about to begin this June. I'm sharing some snippets from the training. In today's episode, I share 3 must know sequencing principles for a beginners class. If you're keen on doing better as a yoga teacher. Hit play! If you...

Duration:00:18:24

5 Must-Know Yoga Sutras of Patanjali with Anvita Dixit

5/15/2022
There is so much high-quality yoga education online. A random search on YouTube is how I met my incredible guest today. Anvita Dixit, a yoga teacher from India was raised in the Kaivalyadham Yoga Institue at a young age. Where she was surrounded by some of the best yoga Gurus, masters & philosophers. She has learned yoga deeply in its authentic form. Today, she teaches yoga in various capacities. But most noteworthy here is her YouTube channel called, Yogic Gurukul where she has many...

Duration:00:55:50

How to Find a “Good” Yoga Teacher & Responsibility of a Yoga Student Teaching Yoga

5/8/2022
Sincere yoga teachers often ask Arundhati how to find a “good” yoga teacher. Especially in the world of social media and influencer marketing. This can be hard to navigate if you’re a new yoga teacher or if you didn’t receive quality yoga education or exposure to great teachers who ground you in the wisdom of yoga. In this episode, she shares the best ways in which you can find credible yoga teachers on the internet. She also explains what is the responsibility of the yoga asana student...

Duration:00:18:02

7-Step Process to Nailing Asana Sequencing as a Yoga Asana Teacher

5/2/2022
Undoubtedly, most yoga teachers are actually teaching only a tiny part of yoga i.e, the physical practice of yoga called asanas in modern times. But there is a lot of confusion in the world of asana because sequencing yoga poses in an effective, cohesive, and logical manner leads to a direct favorable outcome on the student's body, breath and mind not only on that given day but also acts as an investment in the practice is a skill that most yoga teachers struggle with. Moreso, if you've...

Duration:00:24:35

Marma Nadi: A Bridge Between Ayurveda and Yoga

4/18/2022
Have you heard about the Marma Nadi? Do you know its acts like a bridge between yoga and Ayurveda. On the show today, Ismat -Dhala Natani shares how this marma nadi is the bridge between yoga & Ayurveda. Ismat is professional background is in natural health care, with a specialty in traditional Indian medicine. With over two decades of experience, she has spearheaded CAISH, carefully guiding its growth since i2002. Ismat focuses on melding ancient wisdom with current concepts of health...

Duration:00:37:28

Sanātana Dharma, Hinduism & Yoga – A Beginners Guide with Savira Gupta

4/11/2022
Do you as a yoga teacher have clarity about what is Sanatana Dharma & Hinduism? Do you understand its link to yoga? Or are you confused about where to start understanding this topic? Have you wondered is yoga a religious practice? Savira Gupta, is a long-time yoga student, teacher, and practitioner. We've often turned to her on this podcast for her insight, knowledge, and clarity on complex, subtle topics. In this episode, Savira helps us understand Sanatana Dharma and Hinduism and their...

Duration:00:43:20

The Similarities and Differences Between the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita

4/4/2022
As a yoga teacher, are you aware of the similarities between the Bhagavad Geeta & the Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali? Or even the vast differences between these two texts? Often discussed in isolation but never together. On the show today, long-time yoga teacher Vikram Jeet Singh gives you the clearest, concise, and thought-provoking layout of these two texts. He tells you exactly where they meet, where they diverge & where you should start and how. He takes s complex topic and makes it...

Duration:00:58:05

History of Asana & its Evolution with Vikram Jeet Singh

3/28/2022
Did you know that for centuries - poses had nothing to do with yoga? But if you look at the modern-day yoga landscape, the poses & the physical landscape dominate the conversation. But most yoga teachers are unaware of the history of asana & its evolution through time. We explore this conversation in detail with Vikram Jeet Singh whose back again with lots of insight on this topic. Episode Highlights... Vikram took his first asana class in 2006 and right away fell in love with the...

Duration:00:45:27

3 Part Sequence Framework for Beginners

3/24/2022
There's no doubt in anyone's mind that beginners start with an asana class in modern times. But how do we yoga teachers approach sequencing for beginners? In today's solo episode, I take you yet again BTS of my new course, "Teaching yoga to beginners" where I give you insight into my 10-step framework for sequencing. I've used this successfully for a decade. And can guarantee that it works if you implement it well. You'll walk away with clarity and confidence in sequencing from this...

Duration:00:18:47

Best Ways to Breakdown Yoga to a Beginner

3/17/2022
Do you struggle to break down what is yoga to a newbie? Especially in an asana class where you barely have 2 minutes before you need to start the class? Then this episode is for you. Arundhati breaks down how to clearly, briefly explain what is yoga to a newbie who comes into class wanting to stretch and do poses. She highlights 3 main aspects that every beginner should know. As well as clearing up the most popular misconceptions of what yoga is & instead building a clear picture of what...

Duration:00:24:25

Must Ask Questions Before You Ask How To Get More Students...

3/7/2022
The number one question I get asked by yoga teachers in my mentorship community is "How to get more students". This is in fact a question on many yoga teachers' minds if not all. In today's episode, I share what you need to look at before asking yourself or someone else this question of "more students". We even explore if more students is native to yoga or otherwise. If you're a yoga teacher, sincerely wanting to share your yoga with others. Then tune in, this episode will bring to light...

Duration:00:21:49

Is THIS the most important yoga class you'll ever teach?

3/1/2022
Have you ever asked yourself what's the most important yoga class you'll ever teach? Usually, you'll hear one of these 3 responses... But for me personally, all of these miss the mark. The most important class you'll ever teach is that in which there's a beginners student or even better, a full class of beginner yoga students. Why? Because the beginner is a blank canvas. And you have the incredible opportunity to showcase all that yoga has to offer. To literally help change their lives....

Duration:00:30:28

What Is The Sukshma Sharira in Yoga with Indu Arora

2/21/2022
The sukshma sharira is often translated as the subtle body, energetic body, and even pranic body in yoga. But often, most yoga teachers don't have enough clarity about the deep significance of this subtle body. Why it's crucial to our yoga. It's deep significance in this practice or even how to approach this. Indu Arora is on the show to shed more light on the many depths of Sukshma sharira. You'll learn the real meaning of this word, "sukshma sharira". Its origins and the significance in...

Duration:00:50:06

The Reality of the Yoga Industry with Alexandria Crow

2/14/2022
After the tragic events of 2020, many "big", "visible" yoga platforms - online demand platforms, digital & print media & apparel brands made big promises to do more, to be better & to initiate change by being more diverse & inclusive. At the start of 2022, I took stock of how much the yoga world has really "moved" in this direction. There has been some change. A little. But not really where it matters. At least to me. I invited long-time yoga teacher, thought leader & friend Alexandria...

Duration:01:11:15

Seeking Clarity About Kundalini with Kaya Mindlin

2/7/2022
Kundalini is often a confusing topic in yoga. Some people think of "kundalini" as the style of kundalini yoga. Most often yoga teachers only superficially hear of Kundalini in passing but that's it. On the show today, Kaya Mindlin is back for the 3rd time. She needs no introduction on this podcast. You'll learn more about... As always Kaya packs a punch with this one. You can learn more about Kaya, her work, connect with her & more in our shownotes. Join my monthly mentorship community:...

Duration:00:45:55