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Yoga With Impact

Join The Yoga Impact Charity Co-Founder, Danielle Begg, for conversations with experts sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities The Yoga Impact Charity has been hosting trainings and sharing evidence based Trauma Informed Yoga with a wide variety of groups including; refugees, survivors of domestic violence, military communities, Aboriginal foster carers and healthcare workers since 2014

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Yoga With Impact Ep 5 - Dr Sat Bir S. Khalsa Harvard Medical School

Welcome to Yoga With Impact - A podcast interviewing experts who are sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities. In Episode 5, The Yoga Impact Charity's Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Dr Sat Bir S. Khalsa, one of the worlds leading Yoga Researchers. He is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Kripalu Centre, Director of the Kundalini Research Institute, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Editor of Principles and Practice of Yoga in Healthcare & author of Your Brain on Yoga. Topics covered in this episode include: - Dr Sat Bir Khalsa's journey pioneering Yoga Research in the US - Why Yoga Research is a key component for improving accessibility in Yoga - Why Yoga is beneficial for healing from a scientific perspective - The Impact of Yoga on stress and burnout for healthcare workers - The ways that Yoga Research is impacting policy and becoming more mainstream - The impact of embedding Yoga in our schools and hospitals You can learn find  Dr Sat Bir Khalsa's Yoga research articles here:You can find Dr Sat Bir Khalsa's Books here: Principles and Practice of Yoga in Healthcare Your Brain on YogaMusic Credit: Datta by SolonSupport the show (https://www.yogaimpactcharity.com/donate)

23mins

17 Dec 2020

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Yoga With Impact Ep 4 - Minna Jarvenpaa Tools for Inner Peace

Welcome to Yoga With Impact - A podcast interviewing experts who are sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities. In Episode 4, The Yoga Impact Charity's Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Minna Jarvenpaa, Founder of Tools for Inner Peace.  Tools for Inner Peace gives refugees and trauma survivors tools from yoga to manage their own healing and wellbeing.Topics covered in this episode include: - Minna's journey as a peacekeeper working for the UN in Kosovo to becoming a Yogi and founding Tools for Inner Peace - How Minna shares Yoga with people from a variety of cultures, religions and languages - How Minna established refugee yoga classes in Lebanon - The research that informs Minna's approach - Ways to get involved in Tools for Inner Peace - Minna's advice for making change in the world You can learn more about Tools for Inner Peace including how to get involved at: http://tools4innerpeace.orgDunna https://www.dunna.org/about-us/Music Credit: Datta by Solonhttp://www.solonmusic.comSupport the show (https://www.yogaimpactcharity.com/donate)

20mins

3 Dec 2020

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Yoga With Impact Ep 3 - Jivana Heyman Accessible Yoga

Welcome to Yoga With Impact - A podcast interviewing experts who are sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities. In Episode 3, The Yoga Impact Charity's Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Jivana Heyman, Founder & Director of Accessible Yoga.  Accessible Yoga is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to increasing access to the yoga teachings for people of all abilities and backgroundsTopics covered in this episode include: - Jivana's journey from AIDS activist to yoga teacher & founder of a non-profit- The creation and evolution of the Accessible Yoga movement - What is healing and the importance of community in healing - How yoga teachers can make classes more accessible, including the power of imagined practice - The importance of service as a component of Yoga practice - How you can get involved in the Accessible Yoga movement - Jivana's advice on how to create meaningful change in the world You can read more about Accessible Yoga at:https://accessibleyoga.orgMusic Credit: Datta by Solonhttp://www.solonmusic.comSupport the show (https://www.yogaimpactcharity.com/donate)

40mins

19 Nov 2020

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Yoga With Impact Ep 2 - Sue-Anne Hunter SNAICC & Aboriginal Cultural Consultancy

Welcome to Yoga With Impact - A podcast interviewing experts who are sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities. In Episode 2, The Yoga Impact Charity's Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Sue-Anne Hunter, a proud Wurundjeri Woman working to support cultural healing in the Aboriginal community. Sue-Anne has worked in the Aboriginal child & family welfare sector for 18 years. She's experienced in a range of therapeutic interventions and brings a cultural lens to her therapeutic work with the Aboriginal community. Topics covered in this episode include: - The importance of connection to country - The complexity of intergenerational trauma - The value of deep listening and connection to culture - Advice for anyone seeking to have positive impact in the world at the moment You can experience Sue-Anne's connection to country meditation at:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfdJP6we0eQ&t=106sKids connection to country meditation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpGDNHQWfGMAboriginal Cultural Consultancy: https://www.sueannehunter.comMusic Credit: Datta by Solonhttp://www.solonmusic.comSupport the show (https://www.yogaimpactcharity.com/donate)

19mins

12 Nov 2020

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Yoga With Impact Ep 1 - Maggie LaRocca Exhale to Inhale

Welcome to Yoga with Impact - A podcast interviewing experts who are sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities.In Episode One, The Yoga Impact Charity Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Maggie LaRocca, Executive Director of Exhale to Inhale in New York.Exhale to Inhale's mission is to use the healing practice of trauma informed Yoga to empower survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault while helping communities to develop the skills and knowledge to support them.Topics covered in this episode include:- Why non profits are important - Exhale to Inhale's trauma informed approach to sharing Yoga with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survivors and why its particularly important during COVID-19- Ways to make Yoga more accessible beyond the studio context- Innovative Fundraising strategies to support this work - Advice for anyone seeking to have impact in this space You can read more information about Exhale to Inhale at: https://www.exhaletoinhale.orgInstagram: @exhale2inhale Facebook: @ExhaletoInhaleMusic Credit: Datta by Solonhttp://www.solonmusic.comSupport the show (https://www.yogaimpactcharity.com/donate)

20mins

9 Nov 2020