This week is a special week on the Hacking the Self podcast as I get to speak with one of my favorite podcasters: J Brown, yoga teacher and host of the popular podcast “J Brown’s Yoga Talks.”
J. Brown 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 is internationally renowned for raising the level of conversation.
0:00-17:00: Opening Remarks: How I came to yoga. Background on J.
17:00-24:00: The personal crisis that drove J to yoga
24:00-34:35: J’s early yoga injuries and a life changing trip to India
34:35-51:40: The Philosophical Underpinnings of Modern Yoga
51:40-58:20: Reconsidering our intentions for yoga & conventional wisdom
58:20-1:03:00: Yoga’s impact on the nervous system
1:03:00-1:08:00: Yoga as Science vs Yoga as Alchemy
1:08:00-1:17:40: Yoga as relationship: to our beliefs, politics & culture
Rest of shownotes to follow soon…
“The Unexplainable Importance of Yoga”
*This is a great blog post by J that I referenced in our conversation and that I’d highly recommend reading.
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