Women Yogis of India with Prasad Rangnekar
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
5d ago
The topic of women yogis in India is often overlooked and not widely discussed due to its complexity and nuances. It involves many layers of cultural factors. Popular yoga often includes discussions about yogis, but there is a mysterious aspect to it. To shed some light on this topic, I decided to invite Prasad Rangnekar back, one of our favorite guests, to discuss the history of women practitioners, specifically yogis and yoginis in India. Episode Highlights: Was yoga a man's practice? The distinction between saying women yogis and yoginis Defining yoga in context The role of women in socie ..read more
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Mudras Masterclass– Everything You Need to Know with Indu Arora
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
2w ago
I know that some of you have been requesting an episode about mudras. When it comes to mudras, I couldn't think of a better person to have this conversation with than our favorite guest, Indu Arora. We delve into the concept of namaste as a mudra and explore mudras that extend beyond the hands. Indu defines what mudras are, their origin, and how to practice them. Additionally, she provides advice for those who are new to the idea of mudras and how they can explore it further. Episode Highlights: Mudras and their relevance to today's yoga The origins of mudra Relationship between mudras and th ..read more
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Advancing Pranayama with Prashant J
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
2w ago
Today, I have the pleasure of hosting Prashant J, a yoga teacher from India, on my show. He is the proud owner of a yoga school in Rishikesh and is known for his expertise as an international yoga teacher and content creator. Our discussion today will focus on pranayama, where we dive deep into topics like prana, Kundalini Shakti, and Kumbhakas. Episode Highlights: The link between yoga and pranayama The definition of prana and pranayama Can pranayama alone help one move towards higher states of consciousness and enlightenment or get into much deeper practices? The relationship between the K ..read more
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Ayurvedic Wisdom for Fertility, Pregnancy and Postpartum with Nidhi Pandya
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
1M ago
Fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum are three phases in life that Ayurveda provides a lot of wisdom about. I can't think of anybody specializing in this field other than our past guest, Nidhi Pandya. She uses her generational Ayurvedic wisdom to help us understand it in a simplified and relatable manner where we can find ways to apply Ayurvedic wisdom in our daily lives. Episode Highlights: What Ayurveda says about fertility Healthy practices one can do Advice to women who choose to be childfree Ayurveda for men How to nourish the body post-partum How to nourish the body after a miscarriage ..read more
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Everyday Ayurvedic Self-Care Rituals You Didn’t Know About with Indu Arora
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
1M ago
Ayurvedic self-care is taking care of ourselves from within. Indu's book SOMA: 100 Heritage Recipes for Self-Care is filled with recipes, rituals & remedies. Looking after ourselves is especially important these times, so if you’re like me who loves anything DIY and self-care, you'll enjoy this conversation. Episode Highlights: What is SOMA? What is at stake if we don’t talk about ourselves? How important is a self-care routine? Indu’s favorite morning ritual Indu’s nighttime practice Oiling the soles of the feet What is oil pulling and its benefits? Tongue scraping and the difference bet ..read more
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Want to Teach Pranayama After Teaching Asana, Listen Up
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
2M ago
In this episode, we're going to do a deep dive to figuring out the answers to these two important questions. I'm going to give you very clear markers to work with. I want this episode to be a reminder that preparing yourself for pranayama is very important. That way, you resonate with it deeply as you explore the practice. Because there is nothing imaginary in pranayama. It is an exact science and a precise system that has been handed over by Yogis for centuries with care and caution. Episode Highlights: Part 1: How do you know you are ready to do a deep dive into pranayama study? Step 1: Un ..read more
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The Science and Spirituality of Yoga with Abha Rajbhandari
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
2M ago
On this episode, I invited a very special guest, Dr. Abha Rajbhandari, who's going to dive into the intersection of science and spirituality. We’re going to explore the definition of science and spirituality, where they intersect, the nature of our consciousness, what yoga does to our brains, the goal for emotional regulation, and so much more. Episode Highlights: The definition of spirituality What makes up something to be called spiritual The definition of science Scientific parts of yoga What yoga does to the brain The impact of meditation on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases The natur ..read more
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Tracing the Origins of Surya Namaskar with Pradeep Sattwamaya
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
2M ago
Surya Namaskar, also known as sun salutations, is such a simple yet daunting topic for a lot of yoga teachers and we as modern practitioners only know it from the lens of it being very physical. So on the show today, I invited Pradeep Sattwamaya to help us trace the origins of Surya Namaskar and its uses in our modern-day yoga. Episode Highlights: How old is the practice of Surya Namaskar? The importance of Hatha yoga What is Chandra Namaskar? Breath practices Supplemental elements in yoga The Origins of Surya Namaskar Classical Surya Namaskar as a physical practice and Vinyasa What type of ..read more
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Pranayama Masterclass (Part 2)
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
3M ago
In this episode, I'm giving you a teaser of my Pranayama class by talking about the different groups of Pranayama practices. You'll be amazed to know how each type impacts our body and spirit. And did you know that there is such a thing called Pranayama Sequencing? I can't wait to get into all that and more in our upcoming training and immersion. Episode Highlights: The three main groups of Pranayama practices Why is Vitalizing Pranayama also called Energizing Pranayama? Tranquilizing Pranayama and what it does to the body Which is the most beginner-friendly among the different types of Pran ..read more
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Have You Heard About Bhoga?
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by Arundhati Baitmangalkar
3M ago
Have you ever heard about Bhoga? The word Bhoga is a Sanskrit word that means to enjoy or to consume. And since we are heading into a celebratory season across the globe, I thought that this would be a very timely conversation for us to have. Episode Highlights: What is Bhoga Bhoga is not necessarily a bad thing Four stages of life Yoga versus Bhoga The problems that come from overindulging in Bhoga The six types of indulgences that we have to watch for Dealing with Bhogas through the four Margas of yoga Useful tips for holiday seasons I really hope that you will find some nuggets of wisdom ..read more
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