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A Yoga Podcast Playlist to Keep You Healthy & Inspired During Tough Times

 

 

 

Podcasts for yogis: This quarantine period has been tough for a lot of us. There’s uncertainty in areas of health, money, job security, the economy, and so much more. Those with struggles in mental health may be triggered by recent events. It hasn’t been easy. 

 

But one thing is for sure. The yoga community has really risen up in these times in big ways. Many teachers and studios have moved their offerings online. Lots of teachers have taken to social media to stay connected with their students. For many people, practicing yoga at home is a big highlight of their day. 

 

So… what do we do with the rest of the day? 

 

You’ve done yoga, walked your dog seven times, cut your own bangs (*don’t cut your own bangs), watched Tiger King, scrolled social media, regretted watching Tiger King, scrolled social media some more…

 

And for a lot of us at this point we start to lose motivation. That’s why we’ve compiled this playlist of podcasts to reinspire you, make you laugh, and pique your interest in something new. 

 

And hey, with all this time on your hands, maybe these podcasts will inspire you to start your own podcast!

 

Podcasts every Yogi should listen to

 

  1. A Social Isolation Survival Guide on Yoga Girl: Conversations from the Heart with Rachel Brathen 

 

In This episode, Rachel Brathen shares how she’s coping with the quarantine and gives her best practices for staying safe, healthy, and happy during these trying times. 

 

  1. Jack Kornfield – How to Find Peace Amidst COVID-19, How to Cultivate Calm In Chaoson The Tim Ferriss Show

 

Jack Kornfield is a spiritual teacher, meditation teacher, and founder of the Insight Meditation Society. His conversation with Tim Ferriss is full of amazing tips to get through this crisi – and any crisis for that matter, insights, and storytelling. 

 

  1. Couples Under Lockdownon Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel 

 

Esther Perel is a couples therapist, author, and speaker. She is the New York Times best selling author of Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs. Couples Under Lockdown is a series of couples therapy sessions with couples under quarantine, their struggles, their love, and their hopes. 

 

  1. Coronavirus: The Economics of COVID-19on Science Rules! with Bill Nye

 

Bill Nye’s conversation with Annie Lowrey, writer on politics and economics for The Atlantic,  explains the stimulus package and what financial recovery looks like. 

 

  1. Ways to Ground Yourself in Uncertain Times on The Goop Podcast with Elise Loehnen

 

Elise Loehnen’s conversation with psychiatrist, Judson Brewer, MD, explains anxiety as a form of uncertainty. Brewer has developed apps to help create behavior change. Brewer gives tips for grounding and bringing certainty to your life during uncertain times, plus tips on how to be a good friend while making sure to put your mask on yourself first. 

 

  1. Stay F. Homekins with Janie Haddad Tompkins & Paul F. Tompkins

 

Stay F. Homekins is a limited series podcast with comedian Paul F. Tompkins, and actress Janie Haddad Tompkins. This funny couple, like everyone else, is stuck at home together. They share funny stories, joke together, and are entertaining to listen to.

 

  1. Brené on Comparative Suffering, the 50/50 Myth , & Settling the Ball on Unlocking Us with Brené Brown

 

Brené Brown is a bestselling author and researcher best known for her work in courage, vulnerability, and shame. Her Ted Talk, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top five most viewed Ted Talks at 4.5 million views. In this episode, she opens up about this new normal we’re all experiencing, gives advice on keeping our relationships healthy, allowing yourself to feel, and on finding the right media to listen to now. 

 

  1.  The Life Changing Lymphatic System Episode – more on brain, detox, fatigue, facial puffiness, and Alzheimer’s Disease  on What’s the Juice with Organic Olivia

 

This episode with Lisa Levitt Gainsley explains how the lymphatic system works, why it’s important, and ways to boost it! This episode was recorded before the novel coronavirus but is even more needed now when we truly need to be upping our health game. What’s the Juice is a fun and juicy podcast about health, wellness, herbs, and more. Olivia makes health totally approachable, exciting, and a little bit spicy! 

 

  1. The Fifth Vital Sign Episode 1 of Season 5 of Invisibilia with Alix Spiegel

 

This episode dives into pain, the way our culture has traditionally responded to pain and how and why that’s changed. Like all episodes ofInvisibilia, the episode follows a personal story and in this episode that story involves a young girl who undergoes an extreme treatment for her pain.  

You can find more podcasts for Yogis here.

Let us know if you have a favorite podcast you recommend too!

 

 

Adriana Lee
Adriana Lee, a certified yoga teacher and trainer, boasts an impressive array of qualifications including a 300-hour YTT from HIBS Yoga in her hometown of Las Vegas, a 200-hour YTT from Frog Lotus Yoga in Suryalila, Spain, and advanced training from Heba Saab Yoga School. Her journey into yoga began as a young Las Vegas native, initially perceiving it as mere exercise, but later finding it a sanctuary for healing past traumas and body dysmorphia. Adriana is a dedicated yoga instructor, shares her expertise through her classes, courses, and writing articles for beYogi. Her teaching approach, grounded in anatomy and biomechanics, is designed to make yoga accessible to all, breaking down complex concepts and poses into easily understandable parts.