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.

259. The Tao of somatics – with Tony Zhou

Arts based somatic educator Tony joins me to discuss biomedical science, dance movement therapy, the three traditions of China - Taoism, Buddhism and Confucism, East vs West approaches to bodymind arts, what's different about teaching in China, the Tao, cooking, how...

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258. Death, Breath & Yoga – with Gary Kraftsow

Legendary yoga teacher Gary joins me to discuss, yoga therapy, self-care and COVID, breath work, Viniyoga, the multi-dimensional model of being human, breath-centric asana, sankya, lineage and innovation, preparing for death, resilience and loss, being happy and...

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257. Mindful Beats, Beethoven & Bauhaus – With Nico Roenpagel

Mindfulness teacher Nico joins me to discuss consciousness, the Berlin scene, dance music vs. conscious dance, how to look at art,  classical music, museums vs. computers, mindful listening, historical consciousness, the future of mindfulness and McMindfulness,...

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256. Samurai Fun – with Urs Jose Zuber

Swiss children's aikido teacher Urs joins me to talk martial arts, learning, how to work with kids in martial arts, body mind training, embodying peace, George Leonard's Samurai Game, Urs' aikido game, spiritual fondu and how to integrate practices as a generalist. An...

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255. Meditation For The End Times – with Miles Kessler

Meditation teacher Miles Kessler on the Israeli response, crisis meditation, enlightenment, humour, practice, moments of liberation, detachment, isolation, hard training and austerity, resilience, intimacy online, practice and Big Mind Meditation. Another wonderfully...

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254. COVID Small Business Tips – with Tad Hargrave

Ethical marketing teacher Tad returns to discuss the huge recent changes, niching, hubs, how to adapt, who shouldn't move online, adaptability, repurposing, sales funnels, "hubs", how to use word of mouth and more! Another super useful one....

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253. Embodied Yoga Conference – with Dr. Scott Lyons

Somatics teacher and director of the Embodied Yoga Summit joins me to talk how to make sense of the huge range of practices that exist, aikido, what is somatic/embodied yoga, the primary language of the felt sense, non-duality, Embodied Flow, activism and embodied...

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252. EMDR & Trauma – with Roger Mills

EMDR trauma therapist Roger joins me to discuss this effective approach. We discuss his therapeutic background, bank robberies, trauma and memory, a simple definition of trauma, reference experiences, SUDs, how EMDR works, evidence base, CBT, trauma misunderstandings...

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250. Authentic marketing – with George Kao

Ethical marketing teacher George joins me to discuss authentic marketing, alignment rather than convincing, marketing and calling, interruption marketing, "clean marketing", how do you know if you're authentic, refunds, crisis advice. An incredibly useful fast paced...

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COVID Calm project and courses update – with Mark Walsh

Mark talks about his new project - COVID Calm a free stress management hot-line for healthcare workers. More info: Also some new online events and free resources below.

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249. The end of narcissism – Plague dialogues 3

Philip Shepherd, Frey Faust, Rachel Blackman, Adam Wilder, Alexandra Vilvovskya, join me for another wonderful talk. We discuss lock down conditions, the rhythm of the virus, "saving the world", authority and civil liberties, government responses, the end of...

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248. Love in the time of COVID – with Chris Van der Weide

Tantra and intimacy teacher Chris joins me to discuss intimacy during the viral crisis. She gives us all some top tips on clear communication, pausing, NVC, separation and merging, sexual polarity, house dates, making time, surrender vs. victimhood, ways to improve...

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247. Permission to Feel – With Kristin Glenewinkel

Movement Medicine teacher Kristin joins me to talk conscious dance, activism, dance and emotions, expressing vs just practicing anger, interoception, "healing", archetypes, the tensions between the various purposes of dance, boundaries, shouting, Switzerland,...

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246. The Global Pause – Plague dialogues 2 – Special

The second in our series on the Corona crisis with Alexander Vilvovskaya, Liz Koch, Ilan Stephani, and Philip Shepherd. We talk the "global psoas muscle, the pause, the maturity of the internet, the power of place, forced learning, the end of more, meaning, useful...

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245. The plague dialogues 1 – Special

Rafe Kelley, Rae Johnson and Ilan Stephani join me to discuss the new reality we find ourselves in, the psychology of Corona fight-flight, relationships and intimacy now, creativity, predicting the future, nationalism, the power of touch, intergenerational trauma, and...

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244. Naked Bonobo Yoga – with Michael Gates 

Naked yoga teacher Michael joins me to discuss nudity, moving naked, body shame, Burning Man, The Bonobo Lodge, polyamory and monogamy, Sex at Dawn, consent, kink, The Wheel of Consent, shame and more. A sexy, open, free hanging one.

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243. Play, death & money – with Marina Kronkvist

Play and connection teacher Marina joins us to discuss the nature of love, Ritual Play, how to play, play and sex, Fred Donaldson, erotic blueprints, sex positivity and sexual mismatches, agency, "death positivity", our relationship to money, "toxic money", people...

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242. Online vs. nature – With Rafe Kelley 2

Evolve Move Play Founder Rafe joins me to talk travelling workshops vs virtual, "ecologies" of practice, movement "food groups", parkour, shadow-sides of practice, do vs jitsu, fantasy and reality, indoor vs outdoor movement environments, biophilia, can online...

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Featured Episodes

Ken Wilber

Love, Loss and Levels 

Charles Eisenstein

Food, Men And Money


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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