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.

392. Why Meditation is hard – With Adam Coutts

Meditation teacher joins me to discuss being yourself, Zen vs Vipasana, monasticism vs life, choices around Meditation, ADHD, Shinzen Young, technology, noble truths, analogies, The Secret, preview pleasure, and eyes open or closed sitting. A good mindfulness geek...

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390. Making Meditation Embodied – With Karin Van Maanen

Meditation teacher joins me to discuss how she started out, why sitting alone isn't enough, what's changed since Buddhist times, what "embodied" meditation actually is, meditating AS a body, nature connection, and our free events coming up. A good week out on how...

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388. How to conflict – With Jason Gaddis

Author of Getting to Zero and Founder of The Relationship School joins me to discuss communication skills, listening, conflict, polarisation, NVC, co-regulation, the five types of the fight, top tips and more. A beneficial one for anyone who has relationships of any...

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387. Embodied meditation – With Martin Aylward

Embodied meditation teacher joins me to discuss spiritual bypassing, existential crisis, the word "mindfulness", close vs far, "young man's practice", relaxation, "belief in tension", the body as flow, somatic blocks, trauma armouring, dark night experiences, the...

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386. Embodied leadership – With Lisa Dempsey

Lisa Dempsey joins Allison Lindsay to talk about bringing the body into leadership, tuning into the impact you want to have in the world, leadership as a day-to-day practice, creating psychological safety in teams, masculine and feminine energies, how intention...

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385. Why we’re not healthy – With Andrea Page

Founder of the Institute for Aliveness, who is TROUBLE, joins me to discuss travel, the worst country, embodied racism, trauma, "filters", health, fasting, performance culture, astrology, and more. A bit wild. I was grumpy, but she was great....

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384. Grief Yoga, trauma and healing – With Paul Denniston

Paul Denniston joins Allison Lindsay to talk about how movement supports us to process grief, the cycle of compassionate transformation, the importance of allowing laughter within grief, emotional liberation, the grief brain, and how we can use pain and suffering as...

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383. Dance meets therapy – With Andrea Juhan

Conscious dance teacher Andrea joins me to discuss growing up with body therapy, what's changed, trauma, how dance and therapy meet, what her works look like, encounter, American and therapeutic culture, the times we're in, online work, the future of this work,...

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382. The stages of trauma – With Patricia Aguirre

Therapist and Embodiment Unlimited Co-lead Patrícia joins me to discuss the upcoming trauma event. We talk about the new ground we're breaking, the scale of trauma, how trauma distorts perception, stages of healing, marketing and more — another practical, innovative...

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381. Polyvagal Trauma – With Deb Dana

Trauma educator and Polyvagal expert Deb joins me to discuss Stephen Porge's work, her own background, neuroception, hierarchy, dorsal vagal, weaponised victimhood, psychopaths, nervous system reciprocity, repair work, loneliness, nature, art, music, pets,...

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380. What are trauma superpowers? – with Paul Linden

Trauma educator (and my mentor) Paul joins me to discuss our new learning model of trauma, is everyone traumatised, powerlessness, superpowers, martial arts, the use of trauma, love and power, violence, relating, language use, the new age, the new global network, the...

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379. What trauma really is – With Ilan Stephani

Trauma educator Ilan Stephani joins me to talk about control issues, trauma and learning, trauma as something we're rewarded for, trauma vs personality, the lying body, healing and politics, unworthiness, being weird after healing, cultural trauma, seeking safety,...

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378. Masculine archetypes – With Amir Khalighi

Masculine archetype teacher Amir joins me to discuss initiation, boys needing men, nature, men and power, polarity, David Deida, the king being of service, the lover archetype, the magician, purpose, COVID manliness, men on Zoom, and some good recommendations. A great...

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374. The state master – With Dylan Newcomb

Uzazu Founder Dylan joins me to talk states, how we change them, beliefs, hormones, embodied perception, "ego", authenticity, being authentically annoying, stages of state awareness, "body awareness", polyvagal theory and more. A deep, fun somatic geek out....

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373. How to be intimate – With Christina Dohr

Embodiment coach Christina joins me to discuss aikido, dance, eye gazing, the importance of intimacy, platonic intimacy, mistakes in relationships, knowing what you want, boundaries, wheel of consent, trauma, manipulation, top tips, scheduling, play, and some stuff...

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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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