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The Deep Dive podcast was born from a desire for critical thought, vulnerability and awareness. Your host Dana Falsetti is a thinker, a writer, a yoga teacher, an activist, and authenticity agent. Each month you’ll hear from Dana and her guests, ranging from iconic disruptors to everyday people, all candidly sharing their personal experiences on topics ranging from sexuality to social justice and consciousness to capitalism. Deep dive is a space to tackle hard-hitting questions and controversial topics in a raw, empathic and curious way. And it’s Dana’s space to rant and ramble freely, no holding back. Let’s dive in.

The Deep Dive podcast was born from a desire for critical thought, vulnerability and awareness. Your host Dana Falsetti is a thinker, a writer, a yoga teacher, an activist, and authenticity agent. Each month you’ll hear from Dana and her guests, ranging from iconic disruptors to everyday people, all candidly sharing their personal experiences on topics ranging from sexuality to social justice and consciousness to capitalism. Deep dive is a space to tackle hard-hitting questions and controversial topics in a raw, empathic and curious way. And it’s Dana’s space to rant and ramble freely, no holding back. Let’s dive in.
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United States

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The Deep Dive podcast was born from a desire for critical thought, vulnerability and awareness. Your host Dana Falsetti is a thinker, a writer, a yoga teacher, an activist, and authenticity agent. Each month you’ll hear from Dana and her guests, ranging from iconic disruptors to everyday people, all candidly sharing their personal experiences on topics ranging from sexuality to social justice and consciousness to capitalism. Deep dive is a space to tackle hard-hitting questions and controversial topics in a raw, empathic and curious way. And it’s Dana’s space to rant and ramble freely, no holding back. Let’s dive in.

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English


Episodes

Dana Falsetti on Balance, Patience & Re-calibrating

12/12/2018
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Although change can be frightening and even perceived negatively, there is value in remaining true to the person we’ve become. In this season opener, Dana shares a recap of the past months and sheds light on recent changes: her hiatus from social media and break from teaching yoga asana workshops. Dana discusses the part social media plays in her identity, the anxieties that come with shifting patterns, her experience with starting therapy, and her excitement for growth.

Duration:00:46:15

Dana Falsetti on Sex, Self-Worth, & Personal Growth

8/22/2018
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The human experience is complex and no one should feel unworthy or isolated in what they’re feeling. In this episode, Dana opens up about her past struggles with sex and her own feelings of isolation and shame. Dana talks about how she was able to dial back and find out who she was in order ... Read More about Dana Falsetti on Sex, Self-Worth, & Personal Growth

Duration:00:25:18

Dana Falsetti on White Entitlement, Self-Appointed Authority, and Claiming “Yogi”

8/8/2018
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In this episode of Deep Dive, Dana discusses why she doesn’t self-identify as a yogi and questions white folks (herself included) feeling innately entitled to words, ideas, symbols, and cultures that aren’t theirs to claim. Dana discusses the role of ego and self-appointed authority in these conversations and their connection to social justice & activism.

Duration:00:15:23

Accessibility, Equity & Inclusion with Dianne Bondy

7/25/2018
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Although our experiences and perspectives are different we all share a connection: our humanity. In this episode, Dana speaks with Dianne Bondy about accessibility, equity, and inclusion. They explore topics such as the insidious role of diet culture in the yoga world, the allocation of resources and wealth in our society and the enormous power of ... Read More about Accessibility, Equity & Inclusion with Dianne Bondy

Duration:00:47:30

Allyship, Activism, & Accountability with Sassy Latte

7/11/2018
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Are you open to the experiences of others? Are you aware of how the world interacts with marginalized bodies? Many of us want to do the right thing and be a good person, but how do we make sure the outcome of our actions actually serves others beyond good intentions and rewarding ourselves? In this ... Read More about Allyship, Activism, & Accountability with Sassy Latte

Duration:01:04:38

Dana Falsetti on Hustle vs Alignment and Redefining Success

6/27/2018
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Does hustling actually benefit you if it’s not aligned with your goals and values? In this episode, Dana dissects the flashiness of “the hustle” and its unexpected downsides, such as fueling the need for validation, leading to potential misalignment, and the dreaded feeling of not doing enough.

Duration:00:20:01

Dana Falsetti on Chronic Pain, Silent Illness, & Ableism

6/13/2018
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In this episode, Dana touches on her personal experiences with a silent illness, including isolation, ableism, and learning to put yourself first.

Duration:00:19:51

Exploring Fat Sex with Andrea Rodriguez

5/30/2018
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In this episode, Dana hosts guest Andrea Rodriguez for a candid conversation on sexuality and conditioning.

Duration:00:52:58

Dana Falsetti on Intimacy, Sex and Dynamic Relationships

5/18/2018
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In this episode, Dana delves into the intricacies of dynamic relationships. Acknowledging ingrained cultural bias as well as the barriers of our own personal perspectives on sex and intimacy, she discusses the practices of monogamy and non-monogamy, as well as the unique complexities of differing relationships.

Duration:00:34:51

Setting Boundaries with Alex Elle

5/2/2018
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In this episode, Dana hosts author, storyteller and self-care advocate Alex Elle for a candid conversation on the journey of motherhood, setting boundaries and the false fragility of women.

Duration:00:31:30

Dana Falsetti On Constructive Anger

4/19/2018
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In this episode, Dana dissects a valid, powerful and easily misunderstood emotion: anger. Drawing from personal experiences, Dana looks introspectively for the roots of her anger, including her own battles with tokenism, self-awareness, validation and rationality.

Duration:00:33:08

Dana Falsetti On Positive Evolution and Shifting Patterns

4/11/2018
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In this episode, Dana discusses yoga philosophies Samskaras (impressions that lead to patterns) and Chitta Vritti (mind chatter.) Providing real life examples of these philosophies manifesting in our lives, Dana sheds light on how to identify, eradicate and evolve beyond destructive habits in order to live in a more present and self-aware state. The post Dana Falsetti On Positive Evolution and Shifting Patterns appeared first on Dana Falsetti.

Duration:00:10:35

Body Image, Confidence, and Boudoir Reinvented with Cheyenne Gil

4/4/2018
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In this episode, Dana speaks with Cheyenne Gil of Body Love Collective. Both colleagues and personal friends, Dana and Cheyenne share laughs and revelations as they discuss childhood upbringings, body image, boudoir photography, sensuality and more. The post Body Image, Confidence, and Boudoir Reinvented with Cheyenne Gil appeared first on Dana Falsetti.

Duration:00:34:37

Dana Falsetti on Validation and External Approval

3/22/2018
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In this episode, Dana discusses confidence, relationships, social media, self-image and how all of these intersect and play a role in how we see and value ourselves. The post Dana Falsetti on Validation and External Approval appeared first on Dana Falsetti.

Duration:00:18:55

Dana Falsetti on Existing Beyond The Noise

3/13/2018
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In this introductory episode, Dana discusses her own personal struggles and evolution with self-worth, beauty standards, shame, disordered eating and more. She also shares the story of her journey into yoga and ultimately self-healing and liberation. The post Dana Falsetti on Existing Beyond The Noise appeared first on Dana Falsetti.

Duration:00:34:09