Sharath Jois, the grandson of Pattabhi Jois, from one of India’s first households of yoga in Mysore, is in episode 24. He is mother-daughter duo Peg Mulqueen and Meghan Powell’s guru, and talks of why we do yoga — it truly is various things to totally different folks. This is how all 58 episodes of the podcast unfold, with folks speaking of residing the yoga life. David Keil, a neuromuscular therapist speaks of how asanas match into his career; Jessica Walden, a yoga trainer talks of damage and restoration; and MC Yogi and Amanda Giacomini delve into their relationship as companions and what yoga means to them as a pair.
Available at: Soundcloud.com/ashtangadispatch
Episode size: 28 minutes to 1 hour or extra
Voices of Yoga
In this around-the-world-with yoga podcast, academics and common practitioners share their journeys. It is supposed to encourage folks to take up the observe, do it extra severely, or delve deeper into it. Started by Lindsey Porter and Emma Frame, each full-time yoga academics based mostly in Scotland, who left their jobs to pursue this, the experiences they doc — there are 137 thus far — are various. For occasion, there may be Anneke in Amsterdam who discovered yoga as a teen after a traumatic incident, Nitya Mohan who grew up with it, and Dianne Bondy from Canada who began the Yoga for All motion.
Available at: Soundcloud.com/voicesofyoga
Episode size: Ranging between 18 minutes to 1.5 hours
Begun simply this 12 months, Scott and Ida, from the Ghosh School of Yoga, of which Bikram Choudhury was an element, take listeners on a journey by means of the historical past of yoga. They additionally narrate their very own experiences, however it’s a history-centred podcast. Right now, they’re doing a decade-wise breakdown of yoga.
Available at: Apple Podcasts
Episode size: 16 minutes to 1 hour or extra
Yoga is Dead
Tejal Patel and Jesal Parikh, each Americans of Indian origin, “expose all of the monsters lurking below the yoga mat” on this podcast. Though there are solely six episodes, it opens our eyes to what has turn out to be of the observe, and the way it has been plucked out of context and used to push agendas. With controversially titled episodes reminiscent of “Gurus Killed Yoga”, “Karma Capitalism Killed Yoga”, and “White Women Killed Yoga”, the content material is basically the 2 ladies chatting with one another about their experiences.
Available at: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play
Episode size: 40 minutes to 1 hour or extra
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