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Health & Wellness Podcasts

Moving Inward navigates the interconnectedness of our bodies and minds and how they’re shaped by the world around us. Join Kayla Robertson each fortnight for interviews with inspirational guests shaping our understanding of wellness and addressing its barriers. Dive into a range of wellbeing modalities, exploring holistic health, personal growth, Indigenous traditions, science, activism, psychology and social healing. You can stay in touch with Moving Inward through Instagram @moving.inward and www.movinginward.com.

Moving Inward navigates the interconnectedness of our bodies and minds and how they’re shaped by the world around us. Join Kayla Robertson each fortnight for interviews with inspirational guests shaping our understanding of wellness and addressing its barriers. Dive into a range of wellbeing modalities, exploring holistic health, personal growth, Indigenous traditions, science, activism, psychology and social healing. You can stay in touch with Moving Inward through Instagram @moving.inward and www.movinginward.com.

Location:

Australia

Description:

Moving Inward navigates the interconnectedness of our bodies and minds and how they’re shaped by the world around us. Join Kayla Robertson each fortnight for interviews with inspirational guests shaping our understanding of wellness and addressing its barriers. Dive into a range of wellbeing modalities, exploring holistic health, personal growth, Indigenous traditions, science, activism, psychology and social healing. You can stay in touch with Moving Inward through Instagram @moving.inward and www.movinginward.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

Pleasure, presence and sensuality (and its barriers) with Vanessa Muradian

11/12/2020
Explore the intersectional qualities of pleasure, presence and embodiment in this rich conversation with the luminous Vanessa Muradian (she/they), a sexologist, embodiment explorer, yoga facilitator and founder of womxn-focussed sexuality and wellness business Mia Muse. When Vanessa launched Mia Muse 10 years ago she was filling what she saw as a crucial gap in the market – sex-positivity that was neither far-out nor tacky. Today that offering has expanded to workshops, sensual yoga and...

Duration:01:01:26

Changing the Birth Narrative with Rhea Dempsey

10/29/2020
Birth educator, counsellor and attendant Rhea Dempsey supports women and birthing people to feel empowered and more prepared when navigating child birth. Known around the world for her earthy pragmatism, she's attended more than 1,500 births and is transforming our attitudes and and approach to birth. This episode originally aired on the Dumbo Feather podcast and is a modern exploration of birthing babies, birthing mothers and healing the birth narrative with great care. Show...

Duration:00:46:09

Trauma-informed yoga and healing with jo buick

10/14/2020
Today’s guest jo buick (she/her) is a wise and thoughtful voice on the intersection between healing, embodiment and social justice. As an educator, meditator and trauma-informed yoga facilitator, her work explores the role of somatic and body-focused practices in fostering an alignment of our inner values and outer actions, especially in relation to mending the broken structures and systems of our time that need repair. To begin this work, say jo, we can first look to nurturing the needs of...

Duration:00:57:24

How to Transform Through a Rite of Passage with Dr Arne Rubinstein

9/29/2020
Could this unique moment in history be experienced as a rite of passage, individually and together? Dr Arne Rubinstein believes so. As the founder of The Rites of Passage Institute, he says it provides an opportunity to experience transformation where we might emerge from the 'cocoon' of this experience into a way of being that is more meaningful, more loving and more whole. In this episode we discuss: This episode is an invitation for you to consider how you might frame this enormous...

Duration:00:55:38

Mental Health First Aid Tips with Pippa Baker

9/15/2020
We often talk about the importance of promoting mental health, but what can we do on a practical level to change the cycle of negative thinking and create healthy habits for our mental wellbeing? Pippa Baker a Principal Master Instructor with Mental Health First Aid Australia (MHFA) and offers training in schools, workplaces and the community to help people effectively respond to mental health issues. It's a brilliantly practical and compassionate training about helping ourselves and...

Duration:00:58:08

Leading a Meaningful Life with Berry Liberman

9/1/2020
Berry Liberman embodies a way of being that is steeped in purpose. As the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the beloved Dumbo Feather magazine, and the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Small Giants, she lives in service to meaning and gifting the next generation a way of life that is richer, deeper and more whole. In today's episode, Berry shines a light on the big ideas, frameworks and practices that she draws upon in service to leading a meaningful life; a rallying call to stand up and...

Duration:00:56:50

How Crisis Creates Great Change

8/25/2020
The world has been upended in 2020. What began as a decade with great hope has become a time that’s turbulent and tender. As Moving Inward comes back for season four, Kayla asks old and new guests from the show how we can meet this moment and what does wellness look like in a global pandemic? Their response: Crisis can create great change. Here’s how. You’ll hear from: The show notes about these incredible guests and their offerings are available on the website: MovingInward.com. Keep...

Duration:00:32:58

Gabrielle Nancarrow on the courage to be vulnerable

12/17/2019
There is power in people and places that hold us when we are at our most vulnerable. Gabrielle Nancarrow is a birth and pregnancy loss doula, circle holder and the founder of Gather, an inclusive space for women and non-binary people to come together and witness one another’s journeys. It’s a special place. As you’ll hear in this conversation, Gabrielle came to this work from a sense of deep inner knowing that the culture and expectations that she was encountering while pregnant were not...

Duration:00:42:17

Tara Judelle helps us access flow states

12/3/2019
Tara Judelle is an internationally renowned yoga teacher and the co-creator of Embodied Flow, a school of transformational yoga that weaves together hatha yoga, somatics, movement meditations, tantric philosophy, and transpersonal psychology. It elicits the experience of stepping into flow as meditation in action. I have admired Tara's beautiful work through Embodied Flow for many years, so I was delighted to sit with her for this conversation. It surpassed even my wildest expectations. We...

Duration:01:02:09

Practice: Embodied Flow Meditation with Tara Judelle

12/3/2019
This meditation is a bonus companion to an interview with internationally renowned yoga teacher and the co-creator of Embodied Flow, Tara Judelle. If you haven't listened to that episode yet, head over there first to hear more about the philosophy and approach of Embodied Flow, which is a school of transformational yoga that weaves together hatha yoga, somatics, movement meditations, tantric philosophy, and transpersonal psychology. It elicits the experience of stepping into flow as...

Duration:00:09:31

Tom Cronin sees opportunity in crisis

11/19/2019
Tom Cronin is a meditation teacher, speaker and the founder of The Stillness Project, a global movement to inspire one billion people to sit in stillness, daily. Tom is passionate about reducing stress and chaos in people’s lives, propelled by his own experiences of crisis after working for 26 years as a bond and swap broker in Sydney - something he likens to a Wolf of Wall Street existence. Tom discovered meditation in the early stages of this career, when the anxiety and chaos he was...

Duration:00:41:18

Clare Bowditch silences the inner critic

11/5/2019
Clare Bowditch is an ARIA-award winning singer, actress and storyteller, who has touched hundreds of thousands of lives with her heart-stirring work. Clare is as beloved as she is successful because she embodies a way of being in the world that is both bold and brave, and beautifully vulnerable. And it’s this vulnerability that is one of her most treasured gifts. It’s evident within her songs, and now it’s laid bare in her new book, Your Own Kind of Girl, which details her struggles with...

Duration:00:48:31

Kemi Nekvapil steps into personal power

10/22/2019
No one can gift you power. True personal power does not come from an external source, but is generated within. Learn about stepping into personal power from the life and wisdom of Kemi Nekvapil. Kemi is an ICF-accredited coach, a compelling speaker, author and a 'Dare to Lead' facilitator. She's an absolute force. Our conversation covers: - How to ask for what you want and need in life - How her disempowered childhood shaped her into who she is today - Tapping into your inner strength...

Duration:00:50:55

Rhea Dempsey's birth changed her trajectory

5/7/2019
Today’s episode is a treasure, honouring a woman at her most powerful and profound - when in labour. I was invited to guest host an episode of the heart-stirring Dumbo Feather podcast earlier this year, interviewing birth attendant, childbirth educator and counsellor Rhea Dempsey. For more than thirty years, Rhea has been helping women/birthing person and their partners to feel empowered and more prepared when navigating child birth. Known around the world for her earthy pragmatism as a...

Duration:00:47:04

Erin Rhoads is a low waste campaigner

4/23/2019
Zero waste campaigner Erin Rhoads from Rogue Ginger once famously put 18 months worth of her rubbish into a single glass jar. But Erin hasn’t always had a low waste lifestyle. In fact she says it used to be “fast food, fast living” kind. She’s shared her journey to reducing her impact on the environment through her blog The Rogue Ginger - one habit, one blog post at a time. Today Erin’s a sought-after writer and speaker. She was a consultant on ABCs War on Waste, and shares skills and...

Duration:00:43:58

Julia Ostro hones her intuition

4/9/2019
Meeting Julia Busuttil Nishimura is like catching up with an old friend. She’s warm and grounded and full of life. Julia is also known as “Julia Ostro” - the beloved foodie, recipe writer, and best-selling author behind Ostro. While Julia is humble as can be her work has raving fans. Nigella Lawson called Ostro “life-enhancing” and Jamie Oliver called it “brilliant” and Kayla Robertson calls it “a must try”. Julia is full of beautiful wisdom and advice, including: Today Julia lives in...

Duration:00:50:11

Practice: Miracle of the Breath and Body Meditation with Dr. Elise Bialylew

3/26/2019
This special companion episode accompanies a conversation with Dr. Elise Bialylew, a psychiatrist, mindfulness and meditation teacher, and the founder of Mindful in May. Give that episode a whirl first before coming back here and practicing this beautiful companion practice. Our conversation is FILLED with wonderful, practical, realistic advice so that everybody can walk away with the resources they need to begin exploring mindfulness and meditation. Today. How do I know? Because they’ve...

Duration:00:20:57

Dr. Elise Bialylew learns mindfulness from an unlikely source

3/26/2019
Today’s episode is with Dr. Elise Bialylew, a psychiatrist, mindfulness and meditation teacher, and the founder of Mindful in May. Our conversation is FILLED with wonderful, practical, realistic advice so that everybody can walk away with the resources they need to begin exploring mindfulness and meditation. Today. How do I know? Because they’ve been working for me. When I recorded this episode, I had fallen off the meditation bandwagon. I used to have a regular practice, but life had...

Duration:00:54:18

Practice: Yoga Nidra with Irene Ais

2/12/2019
Yoga Nidra is also known as 'yogic sleep' and is a beautiful yoga practice for deep relaxation. This bonus practice is a companion episode to my conversation with the magnetic Irene ‘Izzy’ Ais from Om People Yoga, where she explores her journey to the self through yoga. It's a beautiful conversation and I so recommend you listen to it to learn more about the practice. Enjoy! Things to Check Out After Today’s Episode: InstagramWebsiteInstagram1 Giant Mind meditation

Duration:00:17:20

Irene Ais faces her shadows with yoga

2/12/2019
This episode is a truly beautiful conversation about the life enhancing benefits of yoga. If you’ve ever been curious about yoga, or perhaps attended a class and not quite felt ‘it’, or you regularly attend classes and are keen to learn more - this episode is a doorway into explaining and understanding the depth of the practice. Irene Ais is a yoga and meditation teacher, and the co-founder of nomadic yoga school OM People Yoga - offering students the ancient and dynamic practice of yoga on...

Duration:00:49:47