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Live Your Yoga

Presenting approachable strategies for mind-body health. Sharing stories and information from real people, for real people. Not only yoga and meditation, but all the things you can do ~ today, tomorrow and everyday ~ to Live Your Yoga.

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Our Dogs Are Our Greatest Teachers with Salla & Baz
 Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!Join us for a heartwarming episode featuring Salla and Baz, alongside Joanna and Luna, and Mark and Diego, as we delve into the profound teachings our canine companions offer. In this special conversation, we share anecdotes, reflections, and insights inspired by our beloved dogs, exploring the ways in which they enrich our lives and deepen our understanding of yoga philosophy.From unconditional love and presence to resilience and mindfulness, our furry friends exemplify timeless wisdom that transcends species. We explore how the principles of yoga intersect with our experiences with dogs, touching upon themes of interconnectedness, empathy, and the importance of being present in the moment.Whether you're a seasoned yogi, a dog enthusiast, or simply someone seeking inspiration for a more fulfilling life, this episode offers a delightful blend of storytelling, reflection, and practical wisdom. Tune in as we celebrate the joy, companionship, and profound lessons that our canine companions bring into our lives.Visit our Website
81:19 4/1/24
Sharing Yoga with Vanessa Webb
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!Our guest for this episode is Vanessa Webb. Vanessa leads yoga classes, practices craniosacral therapy and took some time to sit down with Mark to share some perspectives on what it might mean to be a "yoga teacher", what form a yoga class might take, and shares her own experience in the world of sharing yoga with others.This is such a wonderful conversation that touches on topics such as accessibility in yoga classes, the role of Asana in yoga classes, and contains wisdom on how to forge your own path in the role of sharing yoga with others.Visit our Website
50:41 3/1/24
Building a Career as a Yoga Teacher with Gilbert Valenzuela
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!We have Gilbert back for this episode of the podcast and are so happy he was able to sit down and chat with us.Navigating a career path as a yoga teacher can be unclear and drawing on the advice and examples of other teachers can be a helpful tool. Gilbert shares how his own path as a full-time yoga teacher has taken shape, the ways he's adapted and evolved over the years, and what balance in his work life currently looks like.If you're new to teaching yoga or have been teaching for a while and are feeling stuck, this episode is filled with tips and pearls of wisdom.You can connect with Gilbert on instagram at @gilspicsVisit our Website
64:54 2/1/24
Navigating Yoga, Strength, and Sustainable Wellness with Dr. Kirsten Wishloff
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!To celebrate season 6 of the Live Your Yoga Podcast we are so honored to have Dr. Kirsten Wishloff as our guest!Dr. Wishloff is a sought after consultant for elite athletes and every day people with injuries. She is the Lead Therapist for Sailing Canada, Medical Staff for the Canadian Olympic Team, The Canadian Powerlifting Federation, and The Toronto Golf Club. She is an International Presenter, a former instructor with Active Release Techniques, a Published Academic, and her TikTok page has been featured on the Doctor Oz Show. On this episode of the podcast Dr. Wishloff & Mark discuss common injuries a yoga teacher might see in class, navigating a yoga practice with injuries, how to create a sustainable movement practice and much much more! This episode is filled with gems of wisdom for anyone struggling with chronic pain and those looking to enhance their movement journey.For our Live Your Yoga Podcast community Dr. Wishloff is sharing a special link to join the 4 Day Fix For Neck Pain workshop in January: Click Here>>To find out more about Dr. Wishloff:Clinic in Toronto: The Athletes GridTikTok: @docwishloff
54:05 1/1/24
Incorporating Anatomy in a Yoga Class with Sharon Neish
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!We are so happy to welcome Sharon Neish back to the podcast! Sharon is an Australian Personal Trainer, Yoga Educator, author and Fitness Manager of Australia's largest fitness facility. In 2007, she began training as a First Responder which opened doorways to a deeper understanding of human anatomy. Sharon is currently studying a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology to complement her Yoga School, combining her skillset and passion for teaching yoga classes and facilitating yoga retreats.On this episode of the podcast Sharon and Juan chat about incorporating anatomy into a yoga class, body literacy, injury prevention and much more!To find out more about Sharon:Website: Sharon NeishInstagram: @sharon_neishFacebook: Sharon NeishVisit our Website
50:19 12/15/23
The Phases and Stages of Being a Yoga Teacher with Salla Raine
 Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!We are so happy to finally have faculty member, Salla Raine back on the podcast!  Salla is an integral part of the team here at Your Yoga Flow and you can enjoy some wonderful practices with Salla on the Your Yoga Flow Online Class Platform.This conversation is a wonderful dive into the stages and phases of being a yoga teacher. Salla shares the unfolding of her own journey as a yoga teacher, the highlights, the challenges, and the tools she has collected along to way to find balance in her life as a practitioner & teacher of yoga. For anyone on or beginning to explore the path of teaching yoga this is an essential listen!To connect with Salla: @kalulatherapiesTo practice with Salla on the Your Yoga Flow Platform: Salla Raine ClassesVisit our Website
104:36 12/1/23
Volunteering and the Path of Service with Helene
 Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!We were lucky enough to be able to sit down with the founder of Your Yoga Flow, Helene to chat about her recent experience volunteering in India.Helene shares some insights she discovered on her trip, the importance of service work, and offers tips for being of service in your local community and beyond!Visit our Website
40:38 11/15/23
Creative Sequencing Part IV with Joanna & Juan
  Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This episode is the fourth and final part of Joanna & Juan's exploration of Creative Yoga Sequencing. This talk centers around slower practices such as Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra and Chair Yoga!To dive even further into sequencing you can join The Your Yoga Flow Mentorship program. You can find out all the details at this link>>**Please note that we recorded this episode outside and there's a little more background noise than usual!Visit our Website
34:08 11/1/23
Walking the Camino with Helene
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!For this episode of the podcast, we are excited to be joined by the founder of Your Yoga Flow,  Helene!Last spring Helene set out on a month-long adventure to walk the Camino de Santiago from France to Portugal. For many, this is a life-changing experience and Helene was kind enough to sit down with us to talk about her reasons for wanting to embark on this adventure, the experience of preparing for such a trip, the lessons and insights she learned along the trail, and much more! Visit our Website
52:18 10/15/23
Everything Practicum with Nancy Frohlick
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!For this episode of the podcast Joanna and Mark are joined by fellow faculty member, Nancy Frohlick! Nancy is a core member of the Your Yoga Flow faculty and one of the principal teachers who lovingly and compassionately evaluates student practicums. Given Nancy's vast knowledge of teaching yoga and her experience with student practicums we thought it the perfect opportunity to dive into her tips and tricks for preparing a practicum class, common pitfalls to avoid, and how to set yourself up for success with this integral part of the yoga teaching journey.Whether you are new to teaching yoga or have been teaching for years, Nancy's insights and perspectives will prove helpful and thought provoking.Visit our Website
74:17 10/1/23
The Chakra System with Kim Tang
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!Our guest today is Kim Tang. Kim is an internationally reputed Master Yoga Teacher and Head Coach of International Yoga Sports Federation, Public Speaker, Intuitive Spiritual Counselor and Breath Work Facilitator, Kim leads Trainings and Seminars, Teach at Teacher Trainings, and holds Private Sessions, Spiritual Consults, Retreats, and Worldwide E-Learning / Online Courses.On this episode of the podcast Kim shares perspectives on the Chakra System, offers effective ways to communicate and facilitate the teachings of the Chakras, and shares stories about the power of the Chakras in her own life. For those new to teaching or new to the Chakra System, Kim's experiences, insights and suggestions will prove to be essential in cultivating effective & accessible ways to practice and share this powerful element of Yoga.To find out more about Kim:Website: Kim Tang YogaInstagram: @kimtangyogaFacebook: Kim Tang YogaThe Yucca ShalaVisit our Website
70:53 9/15/23
Creative Sequencing Part III with Joanna & Juan
 Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This episode is part III of Joanna & Juan's exploration of Creative Yoga Sequencing. This talk centers around Power & Ashtanga Yoga!To dive even further into sequencing you can join The Your Yoga Flow Mentorship program. You can find out all the details at this link>>Visit our Website
30:39 9/1/23
How to Plan a Class - Part 3 with Joanna & Mark
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This is episode 3 of our new three-part series on Class Planning.Join Joanna & Mark for an in-depth discussion about how to approach planning the final part of a yoga practice - the cool down, Savasana, and the closing! If you are a teacher training student or a newer yoga teacher this three-part series will be a helpful tool for understanding how to plan classes and the myriad of different ways this element of teaching can be approached.Visit our Website
72:24 8/15/23
How to Plan a Class - Part 2 with Joanna & Mark
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This is episode 2 of our new three-part series on Class Planning.Join Joanna & Mark for an in-depth discussion about how to approach planning the middle part of a yoga practice - sometimes known as the peak, the middle, or the juicy center of the class! If you are a teacher training student or a newer yoga teacher this three-part series will be a helpful tool for understanding how to plan classes and the myriad of different ways this element of teaching can be approached.Visit our Website
28:31 8/1/23
How to Plan a Class - Part 1 with Joanna & Mark
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This is the first episode of our new three-part series on Class Planning.Join Joanna & Mark for an in-depth discussion about how to approach planning the first part of a yoga practice - the setup, the opening, and the warm-up. If you are a teacher training student or a newer yoga teacher this three-part series will be a helpful tool for understanding how to plan classes and the myriad of different ways this element of teaching can be approached.Visit our Website
54:46 7/15/23
Brave Yoga for All with Lisa Irvine
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!Our guest on this episode of the podcast is Lisa Irvine!Brave Yoga for All is the brainchild of Lisa Irvine. In 2015, while looking for safe and natural ways to treat her adult clients with disabilities, Lisa combined her love for Yoga with a rewarding career as an occupational therapist and introduced Adaptive Yoga into her class regimen.On this episode of the podcast, Lisa chats with Joanna and Juan about adaptive, inclusive, and accessible yoga. If you are a yoga teacher looking to work with specific populations of people then this episode is packed with tons of ideas, tips, and suggestions from Lisa!To find out more about Lisa:Website: Brave Yoga for AllInstagram: @braveyogaforallFacebook: Brave YogaVisit our Website
55:32 7/1/23
Mindfulness & Empathy with Angela and Mark
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This is the second episode of our "on-location series", recorded during our recent film shoot in Colombia.During a lovely warm day, Angela sat down with Mark and asked him about the ways he tries to infuse his days with empathy, the role mindfulness plays in this practice, and the ways in which he has grown and cultivated this aspect of his life.Visit our Website
39:51 6/15/23
Yoga Snacks, Fitness and Yielding with Sharon Neish
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!Our guest on this episode of the podcast is Sharon Neish! Sharon is an Australian Personal Trainer, Yoga Educator, author and Fitness Manager of Australia's largest fitness facility. In 2007, she began training as a First Responder which opened doorways to a deeper understanding of human anatomy. Sharon is currently studying a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology to complement her Yoga School, combining her skillset and passion for teaching yoga classes and facilitating yoga retreats.To find out more about Sharon:Website: Sharon NeishInstagram: @sharon_neishFacebook: Yoga FlowVisit our Website
61:04 6/1/23
Get to Know Gilbert!
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This episode is all about yoga teacher and Your Yoga Flow faculty member, Gilbert Valenzuela! Gilbert has been part of the faculty here at Your Yoga Flow for a while now. You might have taken his class in the Facebook group, attended one of his weekly live sessions, or received his evaluation of your practicum! He's a wonderful member of the team and we were so happy to sit down with him on location in Colombia to find out more about him, his journey to becoming a yoga teacher, and how he manages to find balance in his career as a yoga teacher.Visit our Website
51:09 5/15/23
Creative Hatha Sequencing Part II with Joanna & Juan
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This episode is part II of Joanna & Juan's exploration of Creative Hatha Yoga Sequencing. This talk centers around set sequences, the evolutions of Iyengar, Hot Yoga, and much more!To dive even further into sequencing you can join The Your Yoga Flow Mentorship program. You can find out all the details at this link>>Visit our Website
35:06 5/1/23
Forest Journey Yoga Nidra with Angela Inglis
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast. We know that many of our listeners wish to have practices they can explore on the go and audio meditations like this Yoga Nidra practice are perfect for this!Get ready to rest and rejuvenate with Your Yoga Flow faculty member, Angela. Gather what you need to be comfortable enough to relax but not so comfy that you fall asleep! Press play, lie down, and be transported to a space within you that will nourish and inspire.
32:23 4/15/23
Inclusivity & Accessibility in a Yoga Class with Salla Raine
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!We are so happy to finally have faculty member, Salla Raine on the podcast!  Salla is an integral part of the team here at Your Yoga Flow and you can enjoy some wonderful practices with Salla on the Your Yoga Flow Online Class Platform.This conversation is a wonderful dive into the world of Accessibility & Inclusivity in Yoga classes. Salla shares her development in learning to share accessible practices, her work with different populations of students, and how this has infused her teaching and talks about how to consider offering inclusivity in the different parts of a yoga class. This is such a helpful conversation for any teacher looking to make their classes more accessible and inclusive! :)To connect with Salla: sallaraine30@gmail.comTo practice with Salla on the Your Yoga Flow Platform: Salla Raine ClassesVisit our Website
86:23 4/1/23
Re-release: Music & Yoga with Mark Atherton
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!Our guest for this episode is Mark Atherton. Mark is a Your Yoga Flow faculty member, yoga teacher and musician. You may be familiar with Marks voice as the person interviewing many of our guests and this time he's in the other chair, answering the questions.In this episode Mark talks about how he came to study music, his first impressions of yoga, how he views music in the context of a yoga class and much more!This episode was recorded on a sailboat and as a result there are some interesting ambient noises in the background!To find out more about Mark:Facebook: @markathertonInstagram: @markathertonyogaWebsite: AnyBody MovementVisit our Website
33:46 3/15/23
Creative Hatha Sequencing with Joanna & Juan
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!On this episode of the podcast Joanna & Juan are here to talk about all things sequencing! If you're curious about sequencing your classes and looking for tips and tricks to vary and expand your knowledge, then this first part of a multi-series podcast is the place to come. To dive even further into sequencing you can join The Your Yoga Flow Mentorship program. You can find out all the details at this link>>Visit our Website
37:02 3/1/23
Meditation for Acceptance with Nancy Frohlick
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!Today on the podcast we have a guided meditation by Nancy Frohlick. We know that many of you are on the go when you listen to podcasts and we hope that these opportunities to practice are useful moments in your day.Nancy guides you through this meditation of awareness to sensations of the body with the intention of cultivating acceptance.Music:Relaxing Piano Music by Kevin MacLeod. Licence: Creative Commons LicenceVisit our Website
20:20 2/15/23
Maintain Your Practice While Travelling with Juan & Mark
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!On this episode of the podcast Mark and Juan talk about ways to maintain your movement and mindfulness practice while traveling. The world is becoming more mobile again and when traveling to new spaces and places it can be tough to find time and space for your regular practices. Juan & Mark share a few tips that hopefully will help you feel balanced in your body and mind as you explore the globe!The Your Yoga Flow Mentorship program is happening now, and students are welcome to join at any time.  You can find out all the details at this link>>Visit our Website
15:12 2/1/23
Your Yoga Flow Autumn Renewal Retreat, October 11-15, 2023
We invite you to join the Your Yoga Flow faculty for 5 days of renewal, filled with yoga, meditation, chant, workshops, nature, and relaxation.Our Autumn Renewal Retreat will take place at the historic, Stowel Lake Farm retreat centre on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is a thriving organic farm, located on over 100 acres of mixed forests, fields, rocky outcrops and rolling hills. We're so excited to be hosting our retreat here!You can find out all the details via this link>>
04:20 1/27/23
Self Care & Mindfulness with Joanna, Juan & Mark
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!In this episode of the podcast Joanna, Juan, and Mark talk about self-care practices, how mindfulness might impact self-care, and the ways they each try to look after themselves. The start of a new year can be a nice time to introduce varying ways to look after your body and mind, hopefully some useful tips can be found in this episode!The Your Yoga Flow Mentorship program is happening now, and students are welcome to join at any time.  You can find out all the details at this link>>Visit our Website
42:52 1/15/23
Welcome to 2023 with Joanna, Juan and Mark!
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast!This episode is our first episode of 2023 and we are so happy you are here with us!Join Joanna, Juan, and Mark as they talk about intention setting in classes & personal life, manifestation, and the importance of taking actionable steps toward goals and dreams!Visit our Website
28:25 1/1/23
Announcing the Your Yoga Flow Mentorship Program - 2023
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast.It's finally here! Our mentorship program is designed to help you bridge the gap between training and teaching. For 12 months, you’ll be part of a community choosing to advance their skills and dive deeper.Here's what you get EVERY month of 2023:LIVE Business Development Session with Helene (Director of Teacher Training)LIVE Q&A with 2 Teachers each month (Teachers will rotate each month)75-minute Master Class Video (with a complete breakdown + PDF)30-minute Workshop Video45-minute Teacher Sharing Circle Video30-minute Dharma Talk VideoMonthly Reflection ArticleClass Creation & Planning (How to create your own Dharma talk)Class Creation & Planning (How to create your own Peak Pose class)Journaling for Self Reflection (prompts and guides throughout the month)Book of the monthHow does it work?Each month we will have a focused theme around the Yamas and the Niyamas. January will focus on Ahimsa!On the first day of each month, the new content will be released. The only thing that you will wait on is the live elements. Once those are completed for the month, they will also be added to the program.The program starts on January 1, 2023 however you're welcome to join and begin the program at any time after that!You can find out more details here>>
12:57 12/28/22

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