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Yoga for Dentists

Yoga for Dentists

By Josie Dovidio, DDS
Yoga for Dentists is a podcast for wellness-minded dental professionals. Host Dr. Josie Dovidio, a general dentist since 1997 and certified yoga teacher, offers guided meditations designed specifically for dental professionals. She also interviews dental industry leaders as well as experts in the health and wellness field, about setting dental professionals up for success and longevity in both their careers and their lives!
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How to Make Endo Less Stressful with Dr. Sonia Chopra
Dr. Sonia Chopra, board-certified endodontist and founder of E-School, discusses how every dentist can take the stress out of providing endodontic care to their patients. Connect with Dr. Chopra: SoniaChopraDDS.com For more info on E-School: https://soniachopradds.com/e-school/ View this interview on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel by clicking here: https://youtu.be/QvApRM0dMP8 Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
24:41
September 10, 2021
Assessment: The Key to Patient Acceptance and Less Stress
Brandi Hooker Evans, RDH, and I discuss how to have less stress by increasing patient acceptance through the implementation of specific protocols. We also discuss how to apply those principles to our personal lives.   To connect with Brandi Hooker Evans, RDH visit her website: https://brandihookerevans.com/ View this interview on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel by clicking here: https://youtu.be/f9a0H2FPEms Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
30:10
July 05, 2021
Offer Chaos a Cup of Coffee
How do you handle chaos? Is there a better way? Listen to this quick episode to find out. View the video by checking out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel.  When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
06:49
June 30, 2021
The Key to Transformation
This episode aired originally as a Facebook Live. You can view the video by checking out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. What is the key to transformation? Listen to this quick episode to find out. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
07:04
June 02, 2021
Guided Meditation for Sleep: Visualization of a Sleepy Train Ride
I received a request for guided meditations to help prepare for sleep so here is one to get you started. Make sure you're ready for bed before listening. Nothing kills a sleepy vibe like having to brush and floss before turning the lights out. For a visual experience, check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
12:47
May 26, 2021
Burnout and Balance with Dr. Laura Schwindt
In this episode, Dr. Laura Schwindt and I talk about how professional burnout looked for each of us physically and mentally. We discuss ways dental professionals can bring more balance into their lives and how to get individualized help. For more tips, follow Dr. Laura Schwindt on: Facebook: Reclaim Your Balance The Blue Print for Female Dentists Instagram: @DrLauraSchwindt Website: Get a complimentary Balance Boss Breathing guide with four simple breathing techniques that will help you quickly recalibrate your calm by visiting: https://lauraschwindt.com For a visual experience, check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
26:41
May 11, 2021
Reduce Stress and Anxiety with the OculoCardiac Reflex
This is a discreet way to reduce stress and anxiety while you're working, or anytime! This technique is similar to Palming (see that video here: https://youtu.be/UXIZ2jEfRsY​) but requires less time and is less obvious when practiced in your dental office. For a visual experience, check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
04:43
May 08, 2021
Guided Meditation: Breathe Away Anxious Thoughts
Whenever you're feeling anxious or depressed, you can tune into your breath to find some relief so you can get back to confidently performing your dental procedures. This is the perfect meditation to do during your clinical day when the wave of anxiety starts flooding in. Of course, you can do this any time you are feeling unsettled! For a visual experience, check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
05:48
April 30, 2021
Mindful Eating for Weight Loss with Dr. Natanya Brown
Endodontist and Weight Loss Coach Dr. Natanya Brown and I discuss common weight-loss pitfalls for dental professionals and how using mindfulness can help you lose weight.   Get the Weight Loss for Dentists: Quick-Start Guide: www.drnatanya.com Connect with Dr. Natanya Brown: www.drnatanya.com Dr. Natanya on Instagram: www.instagram.com/dr.natanya Dr. Natany on Facebook: www.facebook.com/drnatanya For a visual experience, check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
32:21
April 16, 2021
Guided Meditation: Dealing with Your Inner Bitch
If you're having a hard time managing your anger, this meditation is a great exercise for learning how to respond instead of reacting to the stresses inherent to dentistry.  For a visual experience, check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
12:12
March 25, 2021
Common Musculoskeletal Issues in Dentistry & Yoga Therapy with Caitlin Parsons, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist and Yoga Therapist Caitlin Parsons and I discuss the common musculoskeletal issues she sees in her dental clients, what yoga therapy is and why you should consider it as part of your "career longevity" toolbox!  Visit https://www.caitlinparsons.com for a free yoga therapy class for neck and shoulders and a free 5-day Change Your Posture, Change Your Life Challenge   Caitlin on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/_caitlinparsons/ Caitlin on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/caitlinparsons53 For a visual experience, check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
19:28
March 10, 2021
Box Breathing: A Stress Management Tutorial for Dentists
If you're new to meditation and not sure where to start, this episode is for you. This tutorial offers an easy breathing technique that anyone can do no matter what level of experience you have or wherever you find yourself. In other words, you don’t have to sit on a meditation pillow or lie down. And you don’t have to be in a zen garden wearing linen. You can just be sitting in your private office, in your car or even in the operatory while numbing a patient. For a visual experience, check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
06:22
March 03, 2021
Farting During Yoga
If you've avoided yoga for fear of passing gas, rest assured, you are not alone. Listen to learn why farting happens during yoga and what to do about it. Check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
03:18
February 26, 2021
Best Yoga Styles for Dentists & Hygienists
In this episode, I answer a question I received by DM from a dentist who is new to yoga. There are so many styles of yoga, which type is best for dentists? Listen to hear my opinion based on over 20 years of experience. 🧘🏻‍♀️🙏🏻 🦷 Check out this episode on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
15:42
February 16, 2021
Guided Meditation: What the World Needs
This guided meditation encourages you to ponder what makes you come alive. It also includes a quote from Howard Thurman, in recognition of Black History Month. Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
07:33
February 09, 2021
On Having COVID, The Vaccine & What Matters Most
Yep, I had COVID. In this episode, I share my experience, my family's experience, some thoughts on the vaccine and what really matters most, not just to me, but to you too (based on your responses to my prompt). Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
11:06
January 30, 2021
Envisioning a Positive Future - A Guided Meditation
It's a new year! Take some time to envision how you want this year to go. Sit back, relax and follow this guided meditation to visualize a positive future! Check this episode out on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
06:53
January 05, 2021
What Actually Relaxes You?
Do you even really know what actually relaxes you? Take a few moments with Dr. Josie Dovidio to explore this question. Maybe you'll realize that something that used to relax you, no longer serves this purpose. Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
04:40
December 29, 2020
Guided Meditation: Letting Go of 2020
Are you ready to purge 2020? Listen to this guided meditation to reflect on this challenging year so you can let it go and usher in your aspirations for 2021! Check this episode out on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
13:47
December 22, 2020
Wise Yogis Use Yoga Props
Maybe you get the sense that props are helpful but you’re not sure how to use them or maybe you consider their use “cheating”. Well, I’m here to tell you that yoga props do not make your practice less than, just like not using them doesn’t make your yoga practice better than. Listen to this episode to understand why you might want to use yoga props. Using Yoga Props & Fish Pose - details with photos on the website. Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
05:47
December 15, 2020
Exercise Consistency & Getting Hit by a Truck | Dr. Alan Mead
Dr. Alan Mead, co-host of the Dental Hacks and Peaceful Practice podcasts, talks about his weight loss journey during the pandemic and managing lifestyle diseases. We discuss the physical and mental effects of exercise streaks and how to make time to exercise during the workweek. Dr. Mead also recounts getting hit by a truck while exercising, an event that broke his back in two places! Check this episode out on the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
34:59
December 07, 2020
Falling Asleep While Meditating
Do you fall asleep while meditating? You're not the only one. Listen to this episode to see what it means. Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Email me: josie@yogafordentists.net To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
04:05
December 03, 2020
Guided Meditation: Sharing Gratitude
This heartwarming guided meditation is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. Focus on the people in your life who you are grateful for and feel the love and support they give you all year long. Of course, sharing gratitude is great any time of year, especially when you need a reminder of how much you are loved. Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
08:55
November 24, 2020
Dental Porn, Mental Health, Authenticity & Yoga
Dr. Joshua Austin, a nationally recognized lecturer and published author, discusses authenticity in the era of social media, his personal mental health journey and how yoga has become a vital part of his wellness toolbox. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
37:04
November 19, 2020
Eye Yoga (aka Warming Eye Rubs or Palming)
Are your eyes tired from focused concentration through your loupes or all the screens that are inherent with modern life, let alone a dental practice? Then this video is for you. Learn how to prevent and reduce eye fatigue with this quick, easy yoga technique that you can do while still wearing most of your PPE. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
04:11
October 30, 2020
Non-weird Meditation for Busy People
Jen Johannsen, a certified meditation teacher and licensed school psychologist, talks about how to reduce stress through non-weird meditation and mindfulness. She developed the Meditation Matchmaker Framework which enables her to pair people to the best meditation approach based on their preferences. Her secular approach takes the “woo-woo” out of meditation and makes it simple so that anyone can practice mindfulness. School of Calm – her online meditation course as mentioned in the episode Connect with Jen Website: The School of Calm Facebook and Instagram  Meditation video mentioned in the episode: A Monk's Guide to Happiness - Gelong Thubten https://youtu.be/c1gY7RWE48U Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
27:45
October 26, 2020
Steps for Self-Soothing plus a Guided Meditation
It's World Mental Health Day! This episode, originally recorded as a Facebook Live, will teach you a discreet way to self-soothe during moments of stress. It also includes a guided meditation on compassion for self and others. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
09:44
October 11, 2020
Mind Your Breath plus a Clinical Tip
This episode was originally recorded as a Facebook Live for the Yoga for Dentists Group. In this episode, host Dr. Josie Dovidio, talks about being aware of your breath throughout the day as you work on patients, what your breath says about your mental state and the negative effects of bad energy.  Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
06:03
September 24, 2020
Permission to Pivot
Pathologist Dr. Nadine Kelly talks about her journey to becoming a doctor only to discover, after several years in practice, that despite all the years of training, a career in medicine did not suit her and the stress was significantly affecting her mental health. She made the courageous decision to leave medicine and pursue something that breathed new life into her – yoga. She now uses her medical background to enhance her yoga practice as well as those of the students who seek her out because of her unique style. In this episode, we also discuss the benefits of yoga, especially for those of us with aging bodies. Connect with Nadine on her website: YogiMD On Facebook: YogiMDnet On Instagram: @yogimdnet Email: yogimd@yogimd.net Check out the YogiMD podcast! Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review! Thank you so much!
39:58
September 14, 2020
Guided Meditation: Face Scan plus a Clinical Tip
This quick face scan meditation can be done at any time, even while wearing PPE! Consider doing it in between patients, before lunch, or at the end of a long day. Once you get the hang of the face scan concept, you won't even need to listen to this episode to do it! Check out the Yoga for Dentists YouTube Channel. Hang out with like-minded dental professionals on Facebook or Instagram @yogafordentists To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation, visit www.YogaforDentists.net! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to give Yoga for Dentists a 5-star rating or leave a review!  Thank you so much!
03:44
August 30, 2020
Welcome to Yoga for Dentists!
Yoga for Dentists is a podcast for wellness-minded dental professionals. Host Dr. Josie Dovidio, a general dentist since 1997 and certified yoga teacher, welcomes you to the launch of her new podcast! She will be offering guided meditations designed specifically for dental professionals, as well as interviewing dental industry leaders about how to develop the mental fortitude to set dental professionals up for success and longevity in their careers. Because our lives consist of more than just dentistry, Dr. Dovidio will also be interviewing experts in the fields of health and wellness who can offer helpful advice on living your best life! Join like-minded dental professionals on the Facebook Group @yogafordentists or follow on Instagram. To receive a FREE End of Workday Meditation download for your phone,  visit www.YogaforDentists.net.
05:03
August 27, 2020