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Chaturanga. 
by The MLP Community

Chaturanga. by The MLP Community

By smeemlp
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Yogis Alex and Yasmine get cozy and chat about the life lessons they're learning while practicing yoga daily with The Mindful Life Practice - a virtual studio created and managed by Alex herself. Get comfy and learn about yoga philosophy and how it's implemented in everyday life!
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A Sneak Peek at 2021 - Dan Kumar Returns
For our final episode of Chaturanga: The Podcast, we're bringing back our wonderful friend Dan Kumar to help us ring in 2021 with love and positivity. We can't think of a better way to end two chapters: Chaturanga, and 2020. 
49:47
December 29, 2020
Deep Digging and Dolphin Poses with Rawad Raidan
We get philosophical with Rawad Zaidan and enjoy a deep conversation on the early days of the MLPC. What inspired us to share so much with one another and build a strong support system during the beginning of quarantine? Listen to find out! Follow the MLPC on Instagram @themlpc and Chaturanga the Podcast @chaturangathepodcast
52:35
November 28, 2020
Boundaries and Brahmacharya: Coach Jenny Lynne
In this special episode, we chat with relationship expert Coach Jenny Lynne on how to navigate boundaries and important relationships during trying times. How can Covid effect your friendships, your relationship with your partner, family members, or most importantly, yourself? Take some deep breaths, get cozy and enjoy this episode. To book a session with coach Jenny, you can reach out to her directly via email: jenny@brightrelationship.com Follow Chaturanga the Podcast on Instagram @chaturangathepodcast. For more information on the MLPC, including booking classes and workshops, visit www.themindfullifepractice.com
48:27
November 13, 2020
Kitty Cats and Chitty Chats: Sarah Allain Botsford
We kick back with Sarah, an MLPC instructor from the early days of the community's formation. Sarah teaches Vin and Yin on Mondays and a Karma Beginner's Flow class on Fridays so you can check out her classes and attend by booking on the MLPC's schedule. https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/live-schedule Join us for this fun chitchat session with another yoga enthusiast and get to know a bit about Sarah!
52:25
October 28, 2020
The One With the Birthday Book: Erin Gaesser
In this week's fun episode, Alex and Yasmine chat with Saturday night Yin goddess, Erin Gaesser (@yinspiredyogi) who opens up about her yoga journey and what listening to your body really sounds like. And then, book.  Follow Chaturanga the Podcast on Instagram @chaturangathepodcast and the MLPC @themlpc.
50:57
October 14, 2020
Meeting in Meditation: A Two of Us Special!
Alex and Yasmine are back in their cozy banter discussing the benefits of meditations. Join them while they usher in the October MLPC 30 day yoga challenge, as well as new changes to the 21-day meditation challenge of the month! In this episode, we talk about Beautiful Chorus who you can find on Spotify here. Follow Chaturanga the Podcast on Instagram @chaturangathepodcast and the MLPC @themlpc
44:08
October 6, 2020
Nama'stay OK in 2020: Kristine Faza
From philosophies of food cravings to energy and positivity, yoga and general wellness, we have a blast discussing all sorts of inspiring topics with our resident food and health coach @kristinefaza! Kristine has hosted many a pop-up webinar on the MLPC platform, and we're super excited to have a one-on-two moment with her on Chaturanga. Enjoy! For more on the MLPC, visit our website for classes, seminars, meditations and more! www.themindfullifepractice.com Follow us on Instagram @chaturangathepodcast
53:46
September 23, 2020
Mandalas in Motion: Marc LeBlanc
This episode features a regular MLPC yoga instructor and friend, Marc! (@twisted_soul_yoga on IG). In this heartfelt and honest episode, Marc opens up about his yoga journey and how change and growth can happen when you're ready for it. Get cozy and enjoy - it's a good one! For more on the MLPC, visit our website for classes, seminars, meditations and more! www.themindfullifepractice.com Follow us on Instagram @chaturangathepodcast
49:57
September 16, 2020
Besties in Balasana - Hanging out with Em Kat
In this episode, we grab a couple of coffees and shoot the breeze with longtime pal and community member, Emily (aka: "Em"). We talk body positivity, accepting yoga into your life, and our book club! For more on the MLPC, visit our website for classes, seminars, meditations and more! www.themindfullifepractice.com Follow us on Instagram @chaturangathepodcast
46:12
September 9, 2020
Pretty in Pilates: Pooja Chiplunkar
Pilates is our new favorite thing! MLPC instructor Pooja joins us this week to talk yoga, pilates, and why we shouldn't have any animosity towards any of the yoga postures because we need them all.  Please click on our linktree for trusted organizations and charities that are helping rebuild Beirut and send migrant workers home. linktr.ee/lebanonactionplan Follow us on Instagram @chaturangathepodcast and DM us all your questions, quotes, favorite moments and episode theme requests. Visit the MLPC's website to book yoga classes and more! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/ Follow our community on Instagram @themlpc and Facebook: The Mindful Life Practice Community for updates, free live classes, activities and more! We always have so much going on.
53:29
August 26, 2020
Sharing in Savasana: Shavon McCown
After a brief break, Yasmine and Alex are back this week with another awesome guest!  MLPC Gentle Flow instructor Shavon McCown enjoys some morning coffee with us while we chat about life and what it means to keep up with our practice (and why there's no such thing as "yoga isn't for me") Please click on our linktree for trusted organizations and charities that are helping rebuild Beirut and send migrant workers home. linktr.ee/lebanonactionplan Follow us on Instagram @chaturangathepodcast and DM us all your questions, quotes, favorite moments and episode theme requests. Visit the MLPC's website to book yoga classes and more! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/ Follow our community on Instagram @themlpc and Facebook: The Mindful Life Practice Community for updates, free live classes, activities and more! We always have so much going on.
57:05
August 20, 2020
Alex's Journey
Plot twist! This week's episode centers around our very own Alex McRobs and her journey towards sobriety and becoming a sober life coach.  We now have our own podcast-dedicated Instagram page! Follow us @chaturangathepodcast and DM us all your questions, quotes, favorite moments and episode theme requests. Visit the MLPC's website to book yoga classes and more! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/ Follow our community on Instagram @themlpc and Facebook: The Mindful Life Practice Community for updates, free live classes, activities and more! We always have so much going on.
44:37
July 31, 2020
Premonitions in Pranayama: Danesh Kumar
On an extremely special episode of (Chat)uranga, we chat with psychic healer Danesh "Dan" Kumar. Yes, he tells us what to expect with the pandemic this year, but trust us when we say there's way more to the conversation.  Follow Dan on Instagram for more information @dankumar777 We now have our own podcast-dedicated Instagram page! Follow us @chaturangathepodcast and DM us all your questions, quotes, favorite moments and episode theme requests. Visit the MLPC's website to book yoga classes and more! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/ Follow our community on Instagram @themlpc and Facebook: The Mindful Life Practice Community for updates, free live classes, activities and more! We always have so much going on.
01:07:42
July 22, 2020
There's a Yoga for that
Can yoga really heal all? Talking about anxiety and depression, sickness and cycles, Yasmine and Alex dig in deep to figure out if a practicing once a day can really keep the doctor away. We now have our own podcast-dedicated Instagram page! Follow us @chaturangathepodcast and DM us all your questions, quotes, favorite moments and episode theme requests. Visit the MLPC's website to book yoga classes and more! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/ Follow our community on Instagram @themlpc and Facebook: The Mindful Life Practice Community for updates, free live classes, activities and more! We always have so much going on.
01:02:23
July 15, 2020
Tadasana Talks: Gillian Brown
In this episode, we sit down with an MLPC gem, Gillian Brown who dishes on her personal yoga journey: what motivated her to start teaching, how she connects with her students and what's the biggest misconception about yoga teachers? We had loads of fun getting to know Gillian a bit better and so will you! We now have our own podcast-dedicated Instagram page! Follow us @chaturangathepodcast and DM us all your questions, quotes, favorite moments and episode theme requests. Visit the MLPC's website to book yoga classes and more! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/ Follow our community on Instagram @themlpc and Facebook: The Mindful Life Practice Community for updates, free live classes, activities and more! We always have so much going on.
57:22
July 8, 2020
Episode 6: Dude, Where's My Dharana?
On the season finale of (Chat)uranga., we dive into another week of witty banter between the two of us and share with you the details of our lives! Who said yoga theory had to be serious and boring? Our takeaway from the limb Dharana. What is it? You'll find out, but here's a hint: neither one of us is great at it.  We now have our own podcast-dedicated Instagram page! Follow us @chaturangathepodcast and DM us all your questions, quotes, favorite moments and episode theme requests. Visit the MLPC's website to book yoga classes and more! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/ Follow our community on Instagram @themlpc and Facebook: The Mindful Life Practice Community for updates, free live classes, activities and more! We always have so much going on.
55:53
June 30, 2020
Episode 5: Ashley Adams and making yoga more inclusive
In this week's episode, we welcome the amazing and super-cool Ashley Adams, founder of Black Yoga Magazine ( www.blackyogamagazine.com) and owner of the lovely Yoga Blue Fitness (www.theyogablue.com) studio in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Ashley sits down with us to express her thoughts on the importance of staying inclusive in the yoga world, and the injustices and micro-aggressions she and others have faced being a black woman an extremely whitewashed industry.  The Mindful Life Practice Community is a virtual studio that hosts yoga classes, meditations, sharing circles and more. Visit our website at www.themindfullifepractice.com to book classes and consult our live schedule. Write to us at alex@themindfullifepractice.com to submit your questions, volunteer yourself as a guest, give us episode ideas, or to just say hi! We love it! Happy listening!
51:15
June 23, 2020
Episode 4: Avidya: The one where we said too much.
What is Avidya? Take a listen to us trying to figure it out, and in effect, revealing plenty about our lives in the process of discovery! The Mindful Life Practice Community is a virtual studio that hosts yoga classes, meditations, sharing circles and more. Visit our website at www.themindfullifepractice.com to book classes and consult our live schedule. Write to us at alex@themindfullifepractice.com to submit your questions, volunteer yourself as a guest, give us episode ideas, or to just say hi! We love it!  Happy listening!
59:24
June 16, 2020
Kat Owens on Trauma Informed Yoga
On Episode 3 of (Chat)uranga, Kat Owens joins Alex and Yasmine to chat about trauma-informed yoga, and things get a little heavy in light of recent events. Join us in this profound episode as we discuss how being mindful and choosing the right language can help keep students in class from feeling triggered, and other big questions like: are we cultural appropriators?  For more on Kat Owens, visit her website at www.katowensyoga.com Interested in The Mindful Life Practice Community? Visit our website at www.themindfullifepractice.com to book live classes, and follow us on Instagram @themlpc and The Mindful Life Practice Community - The MLPC on Facebook.
01:09:09
June 9, 2020
Welcome To The Niyamas
Going into the Niyamas of the yoga sutras and getting lost in some interesting anecdotes along the way. Plus, questions from our community members! If you have any questions or thoughts, email alex@themindfullifepractice.com. Follow us on Instagram @themlpc and Facebook: The Mindful Life Practice - Global Yoga Community. Discover our online classes, meditations and other services on our website, www.themindfullifepractice.com
58:48
June 2, 2020
The Yamas: What are they and how do we connect to them?
Yogis Alex and Yasmine get cozy and chat about the life lessons they're learning while practicing yoga daily with The Mindful Life Practice - a virtual studio created and managed by Alex herself. Get comfy and learn about yoga philosophy and how it's implemented in everyday life!
45:13
May 26, 2020