531: J. Brown on Yoga’s Evolution.
Watching the world of yoga change from underground to mainstream.
In This Podcast:
Many of our listeners find inner peace in their gardens but after this interview with J. Brown, you may find yourself wanting to explore the therapeutic nature of yoga. Not all yoga involves the complicated pretzel twists that have become popular images in social media. In fact, simple movements can have a profound impact on feeling good. Here, we discuss yoga’s evolution, benefits, finding the right teacher, and its deeper purpose that leads to enlightenment.
J. is a yoga teacher, writer, and podcaster. He is at the forefront of a quiet yoga revolution based in healing, that seeks to change the dialogue and direction of yoga practice in the west. His writing has been featured in Yoga Therapy Today, The International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and across the yoga blogosphere. His podcast J Brown Yoga Talks is internationally renowned for raising the level of conversation.
Listen in and learn about:
- The evolution of yoga and returning to its true purpose
- Therapeutic Yoga vs Fitness Yoga
- Benefits from practicing yoga
- Current yoga revolutions
- Bringing yoga back to its deeper purpose and finding your own inner peace
- Finding the right yoga teacher for you
- The profound impact of simple practices
As well as:
His failure – A specific interaction that went against his values for human kindness and how he learned from it.
His success – Keeping his integrity, honesty, and authenticity to his yoga practice.
His drive – Recognizing what healed him in his time of need and helping others find their peace and direction.
His advice – Be Kind
J. Brown’s Book recommendations*: Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
How to reach J. Brown:
Podcast: J. Brown Yoga Talks
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