Edward Reib teaches Yoga, and aspires To Be A Yogi. Through this Podcast, he interviews authors, teachers, and other practitioners of Yoga, discussing the history of Yoga, its various forms, teaching Yoga, Yoga philosophy, and other related subjects.
Edward interviews Matthew Remski, author of Practice And All Is Coming: Abuse, Cult Dynamics, And Healing In Yoga And Beyond. Matthew is also co-creator and co-host of Conspirituality Podcast, which examines the toxic ties between right-wing conspiracism and New Age utopianism. In this episode, Matthew and Edward discuss cults and cult-like environments in the Yoga community, as well as Conspiracy Theorism, the rejection of modern Science and Medicine, and the influence of QAnon in the Yoga, New Age, and Wellness communities.
Edward Reib interviews Krystal Ariel and Israel Pasos Peña in Mexico City, the co-founders of Kiva Yoga Institute, regarding Yoga, El Camino Rojo, Ayurvedic Medicine, Medicinal Herbs and other plants, Shamanism, the Psychedelic Experience, Project Green Hope, and their upcoming workshops In Spain and Thailand.
Edward Reib and Lindsey Kimura discuss Bikram and other Hot Yoga, the ancient origins of Pole Fitness, the Pole Championship Series, teaching Yoga and Pole at Crunch Fitness and Hot8Yoga, Yin Yoga, Ayurveda, as well as Reiki and Energy Healing in general.
Amandeep S. Sodhi sings to Lakshmi, then Edward interviews Chitta Lakshmi Narasimha Prasad regarding the scientific systems coded in the Bharathiya Vedas and Upanishaths, especially the Yogasikhopanishath, Yogachudamani Upanishath, and Samdilya Upanishaths.
Edward checks in briefly with Mayank Bohra at Lucky International School, then interviews Christelle Reigner founder and CEO of Rise Yoga HB about her upcoming classes at Bhavasfest, a Yoga retreat happening in Kernville California from March 31st till April 3rd of this year.
Edward announces his upcoming class at Bhavasfest Yoga retreat, happening this March 31st through April 3rd in Kern County California, then interviews Nick Manci of Mind Body Resilience Training about teaching Yoga and Mindfulness, particularly to Veterans with P.T.S.D. and to Prison inmates.