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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

Chris Kummer: Sensing, Moving and Feeling into Fascia

12/7/2018
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Kathryn and Chris have been friends for a few years and this episode was recorded during a visit last summer in Prince Edward County. In this conversation Chris explains his views on bodywork and how the tissues are connected from the superficial skin all the way down to microscopic cells. They talk about working with the body as opposed to fighting against the body and nervous system as a way to develop a more harmonious practice. Chris shares insights on how we can become more skilled at...

Duration:00:52:00

Brianna Battles: Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism

12/2/2018
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Brianna Battles is a woman's strength and conditioning coach based out of California, who specializes in coaching pregnant and postpartum athletes, as well as educating coaches on how to help athletes navigate the physical and mental considerations of athleticism during these chapters in a woman’s life. Kathryn and Brianna dig into all things pregnancy and postpartum, the unique and perpetually changing bodies of women and how this relates to athletics, human functionality, and performance....

Duration:00:54:28

Alec Zirkenbach: Adaptive Crossfit

11/24/2018
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Alec Zirkenbach is an athlete and trainer, who specializes in Adaptive Crossfit. He works with Crossfit as a Subject Matter Expert in the Adaptive Crossfit Training Course, facilitating education and training all over the world. With an athletic background and time served with the Navy, Alec's work with accessibility in movement was born out of his own practice and experiences as an adaptive athlete. Kathryn and Alec have a great and in depth conversation about Adaptive Crossfit, what it...

Duration:00:48:35

Susi Hately: Functional Synergy

11/16/2018
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Susi Hately fundamentally believes that healing is possible. As a young student of yoga, Susi began to combine the ancient practices of yoga with her BSc.Kinesiology at a Vancouver pain clinic. When she continued to encounter individuals, including yoga instructors, who accepted that their pain was “normal”, she began to explore how yoga was being taught and practiced. By designing therapy programs that utilized sound anatomical principles of kinesiology with the time honored practices of...

Duration:00:53:31

Patrick Beach: Awakening Yoga

11/8/2018
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Patrick Beach is an international yoga teacher based in Los Angeles, CA. Patrick's continued evolution through yoga has always been off the beaten path and he presently teaches a system called Awakening Yoga; methods that were born out of his own practice, philosophies and learnings adapted from traditional forms, influenced by his athletic and general background, and rooted in a holistic purpose to inspire, work with and engage people in creating experiences with which they can hopefully...

Duration:00:54:42

Sean Lind: Conjugate Gymnastics

10/28/2018
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Sean Lind is a strength and conditioning coach with a specialization in gymnastics. A former Competitive Gymnastics Coach and Professional Circus Artist, in 2010 Sean became Crossfit coach & Athlete, who also has designations and experience in weight lifting practices. Sean's work and expertise are unique with high level achievements in various movement disciplines and has evolved his coaching to utilize the intersection of these practices to see success with his clients, ranging from...

Duration:00:44:43

Lovedeep Dhunna: Holistic Trainer & Therapist

10/21/2018
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Lovedeep Dhunna is a holistic personal trainer and therapist, who works with individuals beyond the physical, bringing his education, experiences and unique approach to the oft times linear world of strength and conditioning. Lovedeep has been passionate about fitness and weight lifting since a young age and has long been fascinated by the complexities of the human condition. With a commitment to constant growth, learning and evolution, Lovedeep is currently studying osteopathy which has...

Duration:01:00:19

Amber Karnes: Body Positive Yoga

10/14/2018
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Amber Karnes is a yoga teacher, social justice advocate, and the founder of Body Positive Yoga. Amber is a pioneer in the yoga community making noise for marginalized populations and people of all shapes, sizes, genders, races and abilities. For Amber, yoga has been an integral part of a decade-long journey toward self-acceptance and body positivity – a journey of making peace with her body and helping others to do the same. This episode of the Mindful Strength Podcast is really important...

Duration:00:59:04

Molly Boeder Harris: Building Resiliency

10/5/2018
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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 proponents of trauma based approaches to teaching and working with others in movement and beyond. Molly joins us for the second time on the Mindful Strength Podcast to discuss trauma, recovery, resiliency and how teachers and coaches might be able to better support people in their journey through life and movement. This recording got lost in our archives, and we were...

Duration:00:39:36

Charlie Reid: Movement Science and Subjectivity

9/28/2018
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Charlie Reid is a fitness professional and unique movement educator based in San Francisco , California. His health-first approach looks at mobility as an indicator and a pre-requisite of physical health that precedes all other movement qualities. Charlie has a particular interest in examining and interpreting the scientific literature on--but certainly not limited to-- stretch physiology, strength & conditioning, and neuroscience research. Kathryn was introduced to Charlie's work by friend...

Duration:00:56:38

Leslie Kaminoff: Yoga Anatomy

9/23/2018
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Leslie Kaminoff is a yoga educator and internationally recognized specialist with over four decades’ experience in the fields of yoga, breath anatomy and bodywork. He is the co-author of best selling book, "Yoga Anatomy," co-founder of The Breathing Project, as well as creator of yogaanatomy.net and popular online publication e-Sutras, which see participation from around the globe. Episode Contains Sensitive Content (please listen to intro or read below) Leslie is a great...

Duration:01:06:23

Schuyler Grant: Wanderlust and Life

9/16/2018
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Schuyler Grant is an entrepreneur, artist, yoga innovator, mother, and the co-creator of Wanderlust, a community and touring festival in support of you living your best life. In this candid interview with Schuyler, we learn more about her work and her journey, that took her from film and production to full time yogi and beyond. Schuyler is a true leader and her perspective is both refreshing and powerful. Exposed to yoga at an early age, Schuyler wasn't keen on the practice until working...

Duration:00:59:38

Sarah Selecky: Embodied Writing

9/6/2018
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Sarah Selecky is a writer and educator who believes that good writing needs heart, consciousness, skill, and presence. Her community of writers is over 10,000 people strong and she approaches writing as both an art and contemplative practice. Her method is a hybrid of literary craft and unapologetic love. Sarah encourages feeling images and words as part of this process, facilitating a mind-body connection that merges memory with imagination. We are so excited to share this interview with...

Duration:01:03:59

Mindful Strength Practice: Shoulders

8/30/2018
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Welcome back to the Mindful Strength Summer Practice Series! This is our last practice episode in the series and its all about shoulder strength, pushing and pushups. At Mindful Strength we 're pretty big fans of pushups but we know that's not the case for most people. Today we're breaking down upper body strength in a way that is accessible to anyone - get moving with us and start to shift your perceptions on these movements and areas of the body. We hope that you have enjoyed this peak...

Duration:00:25:13

Carl Paoli: Freestyle Connection

8/27/2018
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Carl Paoli is a movement professional, coach and author, whose passion lies in sharing the language and beauty of basic human movement with others. After years of competitive gymnastics, Carl's studies took him across the globe introducing him to new sports, communities and career callings in the fitness industry, becoming a household name in Cross-Fit circles. Carl found a gap in the way movement was being taught and what he had experienced via his own practices, seizing the opportunity to...

Duration:00:50:40

Mindful Strength Practice: Meditation

8/16/2018
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Welcome back to the Mindful Strength Summer Practice Series! Today we are engaging with a meditation practice the Mindful Strength way. Kathryn has a personal approach to mediation that she shares with you here, as a sitting practice hasn't always come easily for her. If you feel like mediation is not your thing, if you have trouble sitting still, if you are new to any mindfulness practices or are open to exploring new ways of accessing mediation, this practice today is for you. Have you...

Duration:00:21:51

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 injury...

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