Conversations With A Yogi - A Woke Yoga Podcast

Sarah Powers - Going On Your First Silent Retreat, The Necessity Of Mind Training For Yogis and Integrating Psychology, Buddhism Into Yoga Ep. 008

January 13, 2019 Season 1 Episode 8
Conversations With A Yogi - A Woke Yoga Podcast
Sarah Powers - Going On Your First Silent Retreat, The Necessity Of Mind Training For Yogis and Integrating Psychology, Buddhism Into Yoga Ep. 008
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Conversations With A Yogi - A Woke Yoga Podcast
Sarah Powers - Going On Your First Silent Retreat, The Necessity Of Mind Training For Yogis and Integrating Psychology, Buddhism Into Yoga Ep. 008
Jan 13, 2019 Season 1 Episode 8
Cora Geroux - WOKE Yoga

Sarah Powers - creator of Insight Yoga, and yoga teacher for over 3 decades shares her wisdom in integrating yoga, psychology and Buddhism. She unpacks why many long term yoga practitioners still struggle with neurosis and how to skillfully relate to parts of our life that our out of our control. Sarah also shares some incredibly practical and useful advice about balancing teaching yoga from the heart, and making a living as a full time yoga teacher.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The reason why long term yogis can still struggle with neurosis and how we can change that 
  • How to work with our psychological conditioning through the body
  • The importance of dedicated mind training for yogis
  • How we can skillfully relate to the parts of our life that our out of our control
  • The benefits of silent retreat, and why you don’t need to wait to do one, and how to survive your first 
  • How to balance teaching what’s popular vs. what’s in your heart
  • Sarah’s incredible business advice for yoga teachers
  • How Sarah is still in love with yoga after more than 3 decades of teaching and practice

You can find full show notes and links to the resources we mention on our website at http://bit.ly/sarahpowers008

Show Notes

Sarah Powers - creator of Insight Yoga, and yoga teacher for over 3 decades shares her wisdom in integrating yoga, psychology and Buddhism. She unpacks why many long term yoga practitioners still struggle with neurosis and how to skillfully relate to parts of our life that our out of our control. Sarah also shares some incredibly practical and useful advice about balancing teaching yoga from the heart, and making a living as a full time yoga teacher.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The reason why long term yogis can still struggle with neurosis and how we can change that 
  • How to work with our psychological conditioning through the body
  • The importance of dedicated mind training for yogis
  • How we can skillfully relate to the parts of our life that our out of our control
  • The benefits of silent retreat, and why you don’t need to wait to do one, and how to survive your first 
  • How to balance teaching what’s popular vs. what’s in your heart
  • Sarah’s incredible business advice for yoga teachers
  • How Sarah is still in love with yoga after more than 3 decades of teaching and practice

You can find full show notes and links to the resources we mention on our website at http://bit.ly/sarahpowers008

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