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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

Sarah Court: Movement Logic

8/9/2018
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Sarah Court is a California based Doctor of Physical Therapy, the creator of Quantum Leap and a long standing yoga teacher whose work is grounded in anatomy and movement science with a focus on continuing eduction for movement teachers. Sarah is a wealth of body knowledge and we are excited that she took the time to chat with Kathryn on the Mindful Strength Podcast. In this conversation we learn about Sarah's early influences in yoga from books to free community classes, to a deeper...

Duration:00:58:51

Mindful Strength Practice: Chair

8/2/2018
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Welcome back to the Mindful Strength Summer Practice Series! Today's practice is a chair practice. At Mindful Strength, we are all about inclusive movement practices and this is perfect for anyone who can't easily get down to the floor. We encourage you to try this practice no matter your ability as it is great for anyone looking to explore strength, mobility and accessibility in different ways. You'll need a chair and a block/brick as today's accompaniments. The Mindful Strength Virtual...

Duration:00:23:24

Elke Schroeder: One Animal Movement

7/27/2018
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Elke Schroeder is a Toronto based movement teacher, who has been studying life in motion since a young age. From judo to many forms of dance to yoga to Fighting Monkey Practice, Elke now practices and guides an embodied movement practice inspired by the parts that make the whole. Kathryn and Elke have known each other through Toronto yoga/movement communities for close to a decade, and this heartening and fluid conversation reflects that. Elke shares her story of dance, movement and...

Duration:00:51:44

Mindful Strength Practice: Feet

7/19/2018
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Welcome back to the Mindful Strength Summer Practice Series! Every other week over the course of July and August, we will be releasing short and sweet audio practices in celebration of the launch of the Mindful Strength Virtual Studio , set to go live on August 1, 2018. To receive a corresponding video practice to this session as well as exclusive bonus content, early offerings and specials for the studio, and to learn more about what is to come, sign up for our newsletter! This practice...

Duration:00:23:12

Matthew Remski: Heart-Centred Skepticism

7/12/2018
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Matthew Remski is a writer, researcher, yoga therapist, Ayurvedic consultant, activist, father and ever evolving human, who advocates for inquiry and exploration in yogic culture, practice and life in general. With over 20 years of experience and immersion in studying and teaching yoga and meditation, Matthew's present work focuses on the philosophical and social psychological aspects of the practice. His work is controversial, yet thorough, and recent conversations and publications shine...

Duration:01:10:54

Mindful Strength Practice: Triangle Pose Preparation

7/5/2018
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Today marks the start of our summer practice podcast series! Every other week over the course of July and August, we will be releasing short and sweet audio practices in celebration of the launch of the Mindful Strength Virtual Studio, set to go live on August 1, 2018. To receive a corresponding video practice to this session as well as exclusive bonus content, early offerings and specials for the studio, and to learn more about what is to come, sign up for our newsletter! This practice...

Duration:00:24:26

Ryan Hurst: GMB Fitness

6/28/2018
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Ryan Hurst is a multi-disciplinary movement professional with a lifetime of experience. As co-founder, head coach and program director of GMB Fitness he endeavours to guide others in the pursuit of physical autonomy through education and awareness. Ryan is a father and lover of life and play, with a personal MO to move well, often and joyfully. Ryan's personal journey through movement, injury and life inspire this conversation and we love his passion for getting to the root of WHY -- what...

Duration:00:51:16

Kathryn Budig: Aim True

6/21/2018
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Kathryn Budig is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher and author known for her accessibility, humor, and ability to empower her students through her message, “aim true.” The Kansas native graduated from the University of Virginia with a double degree in English and Drama before moving to Los Angeles, where she trained at Yogaworks under the tutelage of her mentors, Maty Ezraty and Chuck Miller. Now based out of Charleston, NC and with over a decade of experience, Kathryn's work spans...

Duration:00:47:28

Paul Thompson: The Barefoot Podiatrist

6/14/2018
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Paul Thompson is a podiatrist, based out of Australia, with an alternative approach to treatment and foot health. Inspired by his own lifelong journey with foot issues, orthotics and pain, Paul’s perspective on what is possible and accessible in our bodies dramatically changed following the birth of his first child. This turning point led to a perpetual exploration of new ideas and information in what it means to move well; dismantling old paradigms and cultural patterns of movement and...

Duration:00:53:33

Brooke Thomas: Bliss and Grit

6/6/2018
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Brooke Thomas is, in no particular order, a ROLFer/bodyworker, mother, mover, maker, podcast host and curious human. A few years back, through her work and creative process, Brooke started the Liberated Body Podcast as a means to share information that served as a forum facilitating her own ongoing learning and others. This work evolved into Brooke's latest project, Bliss and Grit, a podcast candidly exploring spirituality in the modern world, with her friend and co-host Vanessa...

Duration:00:54:06

Molly Boeder Harris: Yoga, Trauma & Healing

5/31/2018
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Molly Boeder Harris is a yoga teacher and trauma recovery consultant based out of Portland, Oregon. Molly and Kathryn are both students of the Somatic Experiencing (SE) methods deisgned by Dr. Peter Levine and connected to chat about yoga, trauma, recovery, resiliency and supporting people in their journey through life and movement. This early recording in the life of the Mindful Strength Podcast got lost in our archives, and once found, even though its not quite on par with our present...

Duration:00:41:24

Louka Kurcer: Kettlebells & Mindful Movement

5/24/2018
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Mindful Strength welcomes Montreal native Louka Kurcer to the podcast. Louka is a movement specialist and owner/head trainer of Hardstyle Kettlebell MTL. "For me, simplicity is key" - Louka Kurcer Known affectionately as the "kettlebell guy," Louka's practice is about more than just kettlebells; using universal principles, he takes a holistic approach to working with his students promoting integration versus isolation. One of the many reasons Louka loves kettlebell as a training tool is...

Duration:00:51:01

Riki Richter: Osteopathy, Movement & Breath Science

5/17/2018
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On today's podcast we welcome Kathryn's lifelong friend, Riki Richter. Riki is an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner, Pilates rehabilitative specialist, and a deep source of knowledge on the interconnectedness of anatomy, breath, movement, and more as it relates to our complex body systems. Riki also has a host of other trainings, is continuously researching and educating and co-runs a unique clinic in Toronto's West end called Synergy Sports Medicine. As Riki's practice is rooted in body...

Duration:00:51:35

Jozef Frucek: Fighting Monkey

5/10/2018
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"I think the most important, what we have to be working on, is our relation to life. If our relation to life does not change, we will not grow a bigger pool of energy, a surplus energy, that will allow us to stay creative and be happy about what we are doing" - Jozef Frucek We are so excited to share our Mindful Strength interview with Jozef Frucek of the Fighting Monkey Practice. Jozef's personal practice and education have seen an interesting trajectory taking him from a familial...

Duration:00:45:58

Jules Mitchell: Injuries, Pain & Biomechanics

5/3/2018
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The Mindful Strength Podcast welcomes back Jules Mitchell. Jules is an educator, scientist, yoga teacher, movement professional and soon to be published author. We had such huge community response to some information that Kathryn and Jules touched on in their 2017 interview relating to injuries and pain, and knew we couldn't wait long to speak with Jules again. “Look at what your practice is doing for you, but be honest about what it's not doing and add that into your life.” - Jules...

Duration:01:00:07

Melanie Klein: Yoga & Body Image

4/26/2018
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In the final episode of our 5-part Mindful Strength mini-series on health and body image, Kathryn sits down with the incomparable, Melanie Klein. Melanie is a writer, empowerment coach, professor of women's studies and sociology, co-founder of the Yoga and Body Image Coalition, and a long time practitioner of yoga. "There tends to be a sense of expansion that we can feel, when we just simply allow ourselves to exist without fighting ourselves, without being at war with ourselves." -...

Duration:00:45:35

#sneakystrengthyoga Day 7: Kathryn Bruni-Young

4/22/2018
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Mindful Strength welcomes the #SneakyStrengthYoga Challenge! We'll be releasing a special series of interviews, April 16-22, in support of the online movement that aims to spread the message of "strength" in the yoga community. In these interviews, Kathryn connects with the six other intelligent and inspiring challenge hosts who have collaborated on the #sneakystrengthyoga project, all of whom are guest contributors to Jenni Rawlings' online class library. In addition to discussing the...

Duration:00:17:34

#sneakystrengthyoga Day 6: Ariana Rabinovitch

4/21/2018
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Mindful Strength welcomes the #SneakyStrengthYoga Challenge! We'll be releasing a special series of interviews, April 16-22, in support of the online movement that aims to spread the message of "strength" in the yoga community. In these interviews, Kathryn connects with the six other intelligent and inspiring challenge hosts who have collaborated on the #sneakystrengthyoga project, all of whom are guest contributors to Jenni Rawlings' online class library. In addition to discussing the...

Duration:00:15:12

#sneakystrengthyoga Day 5: Samantha Faulhaber

4/20/2018
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Mindful Strength welcomes the #SneakyStrengthYoga Challenge! We'll be releasing a special series of interviews, April 16-22, in support of the online movement that aims to spread the message of "strength" in the yoga community. In these interviews, Kathryn connects with the six other intelligent and inspiring challenge hosts who have collaborated on the #sneakystrengthyoga project, all of whom are guest contributors to Jenni Rawlings' online class library. In addition to discussing the...

Duration:00:21:16

#sneakystrengthyoga Day 4: Jenni Rawlings

4/19/2018
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Mindful Strength welcomes the #SneakyStrengthYoga Challenge! We'll be releasing a special series of interviews, April 16-22, in support of the online movement that aims to spread the message of "strength" in the yoga community. In these interviews, Kathryn connects with the six other intelligent and inspiring challenge hosts who have collaborated on the #sneakystrengthyoga project, all of whom are guest contributors to Jenni Rawlings' online class library. In addition to discussing the...

Duration:00:19:43