Mon, 27 July 2020
34. Working with Veterans & Active Military as Spiritual Leaders: A Conversation with Justin Blazejewski
Veterans and active duty military put their lives on the line for the benefit of others -- an ultimate act of selfless service. In turn, as spiritual leaders, we must step up to provide safe, healing space for this community to participate in yoga practice. Justin Blazejewski, founder of Vetoga, talks about the best ways to do this and work with military and veterans.
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Category:Modern Mystics -- posted at: 8:00am EDT
Mon, 20 July 2020
Yoga originates in India, and today flourishes in the West. Questions of cultural appropriation often arise within the spiritual community, and there is a great responsibility on the part of yoga teachers to address this. Raj Patra, owner of Yoga for Life Portland, helps us navigate cultural appropriation in yoga with grace and integrity.
Direct download: MM_Podcast_33_Interview_Raj_Patra.mp3
Category:Yoga -- posted at: 8:00am EDT
Fri, 17 July 2020
As we navigate racial justice issues as spiritual leaders, it is important to think about how we create wellness spaces that invite Black, BIPOC, and other communities into the fold. How do we communicate safety and inclusion? Eric Mosley, founder of Black Mat Yoga NYC, helps us to navigate this important conversation.
Direct download: MM_Podcast_32_Interview_Eric_Mosley.mp3
Category:Modern Mystics -- posted at: 4:03pm EDT
Mon, 6 July 2020
As spiritual leaders, we are here to usher people through all transitions in life...including death. This is a sacred privilege and one that we can hold with dignity and honor. Chaplain Andrew talks about the importance of holding the space for death and dying personally and professionally.
Direct download: MM_Podcast_31_Interview_Andrew_Campbell.mp3
Category:Modern Mystics -- posted at: 7:22pm EDT