The Embodiment Podcast

Conversational explorations of all things embodied – yoga, trauma, martial arts, body therapy, dance, improv, tantra, bodywork, culture etc; featuring interviews with leaders from around the world, practical tips, adult language and immature humour.

With Mark Walsh

Founder of The Embodied Facilitator CourseEmbodied Yoga Principles, Integration Training and The Embodiment Podcast

and with Allison Lindsay

Business Psychologist, Embodied Coach and Breathworker. A graduate of the Embodied Facilitator Course, she runs the School for Wellbeing, working internationally but based in London.

297. Slavery, belonging & healing – With Pedro Albuquerque

Capoeira teacher Pedro joins me to discuss life in Brazil, the "conversation of movement", play, the culture of the art, the "street" history, the African roots, competition, the group tribal quality, slavery, ethnicity, belonging, social division, arguments, and how...

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296. Transcendental Meditation – with Dr Gemma Beckley

Dr. Gemma Beckley, Clinical Psychologist and Independent Transcendental Meditation teacher, joins Allison Lindsay to discuss learning TM as a child, releasing stress from the body, addiction, trauma, occupational stress, changing our relationship with our thoughts,...

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295. Cuddle and Non-Monogamy – With Wilrieke Sophia

Intimacy activist Wilrieke joins me to discuss being an outsider, open relationships, cuddles, safe sex, kink, play parties, spanking, trauma, domination, intimacy, TED talks and mixing Tantra and kink. A juicy sometimes combative one! https://www.wilriekesophia.com...

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294. Hypo trauma – with Merete Holm Brantbjerg

Founder of relational trauma therapy Merete joins me to talk psycho-motor tools, what hyper vs. hypo states are, nerves vs. muscles, how to find less active parts, Reich, "life energy", Porges, research, bodywork and trauma history, gender differences in trauma, the...

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293. BodyTalk, money & vibes – With Michelle Boulé

Dancer, choreographer, coach and healer Michelle joins me to discuss injuries, BodyTalk, bio-geometry, tapping, coaching vs healing, Bruce Lipton, subconscious resistance, "loyalty", clients we like, high paid work and what's made possible. A pleasant disagreement and...

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292. Tender and feral – with Melissa Tofton

Erotic sex educator and leadership coach to talk kink and conscious BDSM. We talk shadow as honest parts of themselves, extremes, what's normal, playing with fire, the "hunt for the vivid", problems with the modern scene, reclaiming trauma patterns, healing vs fun,...

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291. Engaged Metta – with Sharon Salzberg

Meditation teacher Sharon joins me to discuss India vs. apps, metta, "sending metta", mindfulness, papancha, retreats vs. life, community, embodied transmission, action in the world, anger, activism, grief and dignity. A real elder I felt lucky to interview....

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290. Money and trauma – With Karen & Jo Singh Sutton-Johal

Money "mindset" teachers Jo and Karen, discuss me to talk debt, responsibility, money mindsets, assets vs. liabilities, top money problems, trauma, worry, skillets, and uncovering mindsets. A super practical one. http://www.the4moneymindsets.com/ [iframe...

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289. Authentic relating – with Jason Digges

Co-founder of Authentic Relating joins me from Boulder to talk about the integral world, working with Ken Wilber, authenticity, knob heads, types of listening, full body listening, honesty, responsibility, consent, emotions, rudeness, "boxes", and embodiment. A fun...

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288. Archeology of Breath – With Rabia Hayek

Palestinian American breath worker Rabia joins me to discuss peace, pranayama, state changing, the purposes of breathwork, dictionary definitions, COVID, breath and spirit, breath niches, teaching online, breath and personality, cultural and linguistic patterns. An...

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287. Trauma Embodied Yoga – With Aneta Idczak

Trauma informed yoga teacher Aneta joins me to discuss coming from Poland, the inner and service paths, crisis centres, trauma informed yoga, tips for yoga teachers, agency, self regulation, trust, choice, "listen to your body", how common trauma is, women and yoga,...

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286. Nerd Cancer breathing – With Alicja Heyda

Breath-worker Alicja joins me to talk being a strange geek under communism, the secret breathwork centre, working with cancer patients, holotropic breathwork, bodywork, Authentic Movement, coherent and circular breathing, Feldenkrais, the medical industry, trauma and...

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285. Marketing as friendship – George Kao

Authentic marketing teacher George Kao, we chat marketing alignment, how marketing helps us find our true message, why marketing isn't war or religion vs. friendship, how to describe what you do, marketing and relationships, top of mind, joyful discipline, Focusmate,...

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284. Somatic groundwork – with Kaila June

Movement teacher Kaila joins me discuss bringing wholeness to the movement arts, Laban, dance training, BMC, why the floor matters, ballet, developmental movement patterning, identity and pattern, Joanne Avison, embodied activism, exercise science, process vs goal...

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283. Playfight – with Bruno Caverna

Playfight founder Bruno joins me to discuss Capoeira, competition, Brazilian culture, dance, goals of practice, martial arts vs. dance, falling, aikido, non-resistance, connectivity and confinement. A flowing pleasant one. https://play-fight.com [iframe...

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282. Breath Mastery – with Dan Brule

Master breath-worker Dan joins me to talk breath! We chat about how breathwork has developed, wearable technology, Tony Robbins, common mistakes of teachers, the three principles of breath, "the sigh"technique, getting to know the breath through play, others teachers...

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281. The Fun Bus – Jacques Martiquet

Party starter and connection specialist Jacques joins me to discuss festivals, social trust and conformity, crowd surfing, influence, intrusive joy, transgression, implicit and social consent, embodied leadership, proximity, coordination, play, thriving and connection...

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280. Pleasure, Pain & Breath – with Kathleen Booker

Breathworker Kathleen joins me to talk life and breath. We start with a gentle exercise, discuss divisiveness, rest, surviving vs. thriving, recommended practices for the pandemic, breath and immunity, sex and breath, allowing oneself to feel, pleasure and pain,...

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Everyday Embodiment course launch – with Mark Walsh

We are launching our new course called Everyday Embodiment - tools for the real world. A practical video course you can do in your own time at home. We have a special rate on it today.  https://embodimenteveryday.com/ [iframe style="border:none"...

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279. Non Fascist Pilates – with Madeline Black

Movement and pilates teacher Madeline joins me to discuss dance and the history of Joseph Pilates, what makes pilates Pilates, who to work with, control issues, what is "advanced", copyright, gait patterning, a Bikram rant, the "reformer", online training vs....

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Featured Episodes

Ken Wilber

Love, Loss and Levels 

Charles Eisenstein

Food, Men And Money

Embodiment-Conference-Teacher-Irene-Lyon

Irene Lyon

Trauma, Politics And Culture

Shinzen Young

Science Of Enlightenment

Paul Linden

Logic, Trauma and Martial Arts

Amanda Blake

The Neuroscience Of Embodiment

David Berceli

Trauma Prevention

Philip Shepherd

Wholeness and Separation

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