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Kathryn Bruni-Young grew up in the yoga community and has been teaching for over a decade. Inspired by her own life’s journey and a passion for helping all people feel more capable and confident in their bodies, Kathryn created Mindful Strength, a method that synthesizes mindfulness, strength training, yoga, movement, mobility, and body acceptance, to inform a well-rounded, embodied practice. This podcast is dedicated to sharing knowledge and fostering curiosity. Kathryn's conversations with unique and inspiring guests explore the ever evolving narratives that are yoga, movement and health. Join us!

Kathryn Bruni-Young grew up in the yoga community and has been teaching for over a decade. Inspired by her own life’s journey and a passion for helping all people feel more capable and confident in their bodies, Kathryn created Mindful Strength, a method that synthesizes mindfulness, strength training, yoga, movement, mobility, and body acceptance, to inform a well-rounded, embodied practice. This podcast is dedicated to sharing knowledge and fostering curiosity. Kathryn's conversations with unique and inspiring guests explore the ever evolving narratives that are yoga, movement and health. Join us!
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Kathryn Bruni-Young grew up in the yoga community and has been teaching for over a decade. Inspired by her own life’s journey and a passion for helping all people feel more capable and confident in their bodies, Kathryn created Mindful Strength, a method that synthesizes mindfulness, strength training, yoga, movement, mobility, and body acceptance, to inform a well-rounded, embodied practice. This podcast is dedicated to sharing knowledge and fostering curiosity. Kathryn's conversations with unique and inspiring guests explore the ever evolving narratives that are yoga, movement and health. Join us!

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Episodes

128 Sara Reardon: Rethinking Postpartum Care From Exercise To Power Peeing

10/11/2019
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Sara is the owner of NOLA Pelvic Health in her hometown of New Orleans, La and founder of The Vagina Whisperer, an online resource for pelvic health education and wellness sessions to help individuals worldwide. She is a doctor of physical therapy, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in 2004 and Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a board certified pelvic health physical therapist specializing in the treatment of pelvic floor muscle...

Duration:00:43:54

127 Francesca Cervero: Teaching Private Clients

10/9/2019
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Francesca Cervero has been teaching yoga full time for over a decade. After finishing her initial training in 2006 with OM Yoga in NYC Francesca began her career and has been working with 25 private clients a week since. Francesca not only offers private lessons, but a flagship in-person and online course for yoga teachers who want to learn to teach private lessons more effectively. Francesca is the host of The Mentor Sessions podcast, and she is a great resource for teachers wanting to...

Duration:00:55:20

126 Shannon Crow: Yoga + Movement For Pelvic Health

10/4/2019
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Shannon Crow has been teaching yoga since 2006, and continues to teach weekly group and private classes in Owen Sound, Ontario, with a specialty in Yoga for Pelvic Health. Shannon has developed a teacher training program for pelvic health and now runs a pelvic health online membership showcasing her own work and interviews with a variety of pelvic physical therapists and other practitioners. Shannon is also the host of The Connected Yoga Teacher podcast. To sign up for Kathryn's free online...

Duration:00:58:45

125 Jivana Heyman: Making Yoga Accessible

9/26/2019
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Jivana is the founder and director of non-profit education and advocacy organization, Accessible Yoga. He is also co-owner of the Santa Barbara Yoga Center and an Integral Yoga Minister. With over twenty-five years of training and teaching in the Integral Yoga tradition, Jivana has specialized in teaching yoga to people with disabilities with an emphasis on social engagement. To join Kathryn's FREE online course click here.

Duration:00:54:34

124 Kathryn Bruni-Young: Developing A Strength Practice

9/17/2019
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Kathryn Bruni-Young is the host of the Mindful Strength Podcast, an international teacher and a creative thinker in the progressive yoga movement. Kathryn has been teaching since age 17 and has a deep understanding of postural yoga, it's benefits and limitations, and how to use strength training and functional movement to restore physical resilience. Kathryn offers workshops all over the world, classes in her small town in Ontario, education for yoga teachers and online programs year...

Duration:00:47:54

123 Tejal Patel + Jesal Parikh: Yoga Is Dead!

9/9/2019
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Tejal Patel and Jesal Parikh met years ago in a training in NYC. They were both relieved to finally make a Desi yoga teacher friend who could relate to each other's experiences with yoga in America vs. yoga in India, and to have someone to bitch to about the cultural appropriation, racism, exploitation and general belittling that they experienced in that training and in many others. But after a few years of having these conversations in hushed tones so as not to offend their white...

Duration:00:51:01

122 Erin Jade: Exercise Your Brain

9/1/2019
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Erin has a degree in art and is also a writer and dabbling musician. She was a manual therapist and yoga teacher for ten years before changing course five years ago as she began to study other movement modalities. Her quest to deepen her understanding of human movement and behavior ultimately led her to neurology. She loves learning and teaching about the neurology of movement and her teaching emphasizes play, creativity and targeted brain training. She loves creating not-boring experiential...

Duration:00:57:46

121 Diana Zotos Florio: Breath, Core and the Trunk

8/27/2019
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Diana Zotos Florio is a licensed physical therapist and certified yoga teacher living in Brooklyn, NY, working in all of NYC. She has vast experience treating patients with many types of injuries including hip, knee, shoulder, low back, neck and ankle, among many others. Her style is to look broadly at the whole body for impairments and causes of injury and rehabilitate by retraining muscles and rebuilding movement patterns through a combination of physical repetition, postural alignment...

Duration:00:58:48

120 Dane Woodland: Strength Training, Male Privilege and Feminism

8/19/2019
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Dane Woodland is a personal trainer, public speaker, and coach. He works with a variety of people as they pursue their goals, with a focus on creating safe spaces in fitness for those who may typically feel excluded. Having initiated a gender transition in 2014, Dane has participated in fitness and sport as both a woman and a man, and offers a unique perspective on how gender can influence such experiences. Dane identifies as a feminist and delivered a talk at TEDxStJohns entitled: “One...

Duration:00:54:14

119 Laurel Beversdorf: Asana Against Resistance

8/9/2019
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Laurel Beversdorf is an international yoga educator specializing in anatomy, biomechanics, and yoga teaching pedagogy. With over a decade of experience teaching teachers, Laurel regularly guest teaches anatomy for 200hr and 300hr teacher trainings, she is the creator of Yoga with Resistance Bands Teacher Training, and a lead trainer for Yoga Tune Up. Laurel is committed to raising the bar on the content and quality of yoga education. Her classes are multi-modal and balance increasing...

Duration:00:56:06

118 Dr. Rima Thapar: Spirituality Meets Medicine

8/2/2019
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Dr. Rima Thapar MD is a graduate of Windsor University School of Medicine and School of Etheric Healing who delicately weaves the threads of science, spirituality and yoga. During her medical studies, she became fascinated with the art of medicine and began to explore the sciences with the lens of a spiritual mind.Practicing yoga and meditation from a young age, she decided to merge her spiritual teachings with her medical knowledge to bring forth a new perspective to healing the body as an...

Duration:00:45:31

117 Anula Maiberg: Showing Up For Pilates

7/26/2019
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Anula Maiberg was born in Israel and moved to NYC to pursue a career in photography in 2001. While working on her degree at the School of Visual Arts, she fell in love with Pilates through the classes and private sessions she took around the city. She decided to attend the Kane School for Core Integration (Kinected) to become a fully certified teacher and graduated in 2009. After several years teaching, she was accepted into the Kathy Grant Heritage Training Masters and graduated in 2014. In...

Duration:00:46:39

116 Ben Cormack: Holistic Exercise and Pain Care

7/19/2019
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Ben Cormack owns and runs Cor-Kinetic. He is a musculoskeletal therapist with a clinical background in sports therapy, rehabilitation, pain science & exercise stretching back 15 years. He specialises in a movement & exercise based approach with a strong education component and patient centred focus. The Cor-kinetic philosophy is based around an understanding of modern movement, pain and neurosciences to give a person centred approach to rehabilitation and physical training within a strong...

Duration:00:44:56

115 Matthew Remski: Practice And All Is Coming

7/12/2019
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Matthew Remski is the author of eight books, the most recent being Practice and All is Coming, Cult Dynamics, and Healing in Yoga and Beyond. He has been practicing meditation and yoga since 1996, learning from teachers from the Tibetan Buddhist, Kripalu, Ashtanga, and Iyengar streams. Along the way he has trained as a yoga therapist and an Ayurvedic consultant, and maintained a private practice in Toronto from 2007 to 2015. Matthew currently facilitates programming for yoga trainings...

Duration:00:55:07

114 Robin Lacambra: The Body Is Political

7/5/2019
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Robin Lacambra (aka Lamarr) is the founder of GOODBODYFEEL Movement Studio and the GOODBODYFEEL Movement Method. She is a Pilates and yoga educator, community activist and an eager student of diverse movement practices. In 2017, she began cultivating a movement+wellness community in Hamilton, rooted in radical inclusion and accessibility. Her teacher training and studio are committed to operating from an anti-oppression, trauma-informed, eating disorder-informed framework. She believes in...

Duration:00:56:07

113 Cyndi Lee: Strength For Sustainable Yoga

6/28/2019
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Cyndi Lee is the first female Western yoga teacher to fully integrate yoga asana and Tibetan Buddhism in her practice and teaching. In 1998, she founded the OM yoga Center in NYC, which became a mecca for yogis worldwide. One of the most influential teachers in the U.S., Cyndi’s teaching work is now focussed on yoga and meditation, and the resiliency that arises when we practice these methods in a sustainable manner. Cyndi is a formally trained Lay Buddhist Chaplain under the guidance of...

Duration:00:43:24

112 James Crader: Communicating Through Pilates

6/21/2019
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James Crader is considered a top health and wellness resource in the Sacramento region. His work with special populations, elite athletes, and students with Spinal Cord Injuries has been featured in numerous blogs / podcasts / magazines / and teaches internationally. James is a CoreAlign Master Instructor and provides CoreAlign education for the Sacramento region. James' favorite students are those willing and ready to explore new ideas, movements, and experiences while learning how to work...

Duration:00:55:13

111 Carrie Owerko: Embracing Play And Risking Connection In Iyengar Yoga

6/14/2019
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Carrie Owerko is an international teacher, a senior Iyengar Yoga teacher, a FRC mobility specialist, a yoga therapist and leading voice in the contemporary yoga community. We were so glad to have Carrie on the podcast, she has offered so much support and encouragement. To sign-up for my brand new FREE online course click here.

Duration:01:05:01

110 Neil Pearson: Pain Science and Yoga

6/6/2019
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In this conversation Neil Pearson and Kathryn Bruni-Young talk about the dynamic and complex nature of pain. Neil begins by defining pain and talking about some misconceptions we have when it comes to pain. From there they talk about the purpose of pain and how we can learn to move and teach in a way that doesn't over catastrophize pain. Neil teaches us that pain and tissue damage are poorly correlated, except for when we have tissue damage in the skin, which really changes the way we...

Duration:00:52:52

109 Kathryn Bruni-Young: Strength Training, Breath and Dynamic Movement

5/31/2019
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In this episode Kyle Pichie interviews Kathryn on a few of the main questions that come up in workshops. They start by talking about strength training movements that can be done in the gym and on a yoga mat. Kathryn gives ideas of how anyone could begin their strength training practice and why it compliments yoga so well. From there they move into the topic of breathing and cueing the breath in classes. Kathryn shares her opinion and how she has come to the place of not cueing the breath...

Duration:00:48:07