The Embodiment Podcast

Conversational explorations of all things embodied – yoga, trauma, martial arts, body therapy, dance, improv, tantra, bodywork, culture etc; featuring interviews with leaders from around the world, practical tips, adult language and immature humour.

with Mark Walsh

Founder of The Embodied Facilitator CourseEmbodied Yoga Principles, Integration Training and The Embodiment Podcast

236. The end of trauma – With Steven Hoskinson

Trauma expert Steve joins me to talk trauma. We discuss his personal history, aikido, Organic Intelligence, what's trauma anyway, the state of the field today, biology, environmental and cultural impoverishment, what actually works, treatments, sensation and numbing,...

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234. Loving Marketing – with Mark Silver

Ethical marketing trainer and founder of Heart of Business Mark joins me to discuss business, the pain of marketing, "attraction" and love in marketing, barriers to marketing, the basics of marketing, LOVE, relationships and trust, the journeys of marketing, "safety"...

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233. The business of dance and therapy – With Erica Hornthal

Dance therapist Erica joins me to discuss dementia, speed and space, the underlying theory of dance therapy, the business of therapy, marketing and why we're bad at it, scarcity, social media, rejection, PR and much more! A useful one if you sell anything....

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232. Instant Effortless Mindfulness – with Loch Kelly

Mindfulness teacher Loch joins me to discuss altered states, sports, the slow vs. direct paths, instant effortless, opening awareness, therapy vs. meditation (growing up vs. waking up) and three different "pointing out exercises". Deep and useful....

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230. Sovereignty vs. victimhood – With Adam Wilder

Togetherness Festival founder Adam joins me to discuss fitting in, resentments, bagels, the wheel of consent and Betty Martin, sovereignty, noisy trains, individuation, purpose, choice, ghosting, civility, "patriarchy", female power, healing our own wounds, Portia...

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229. Yoga abuse & money – With Norman Blair

Experienced yoga teacher Norman joins me to talk industrial vs festival yoga, unions, the economics of yoga, egalitarian models of yoga, "traditional" yoga, yoga supervision and therapy, Bikram, abuse, leggings, yin yoga, fight-flight yoga, Hell Bent, totalitarian...

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228. freedomDANCE – with Alex Svoboda

Founder of freedomDANCE Alex joins me to discuss conscious dance vs. movement, the business of movement, the death of Gabrielle Roth, Russia and freedom, the felt sense of freedom, how often we need to dance, what conscious dance is actually for, Rainbow Rhythms, and...

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227. Open Floor – with Lori Saltzman and Kathy Altman

Two of the founders of Open Floor join me to discuss the interpretive imperative, the West's rediscovery of free dance, open sourcing and the Creative Commons, the "university" model, sociocracy, connection as the key purpose of Open Floor, boundaries, dance-floor as...

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226. Movement and technology – With Wil Brown

Founder of the London Movement group Will joins me chat growing up on a building site, competitive sports, movement culture, social media, being "monk-like", downgrading technology, Jordan Peterson, comparisons, Parkour, fear, "what-why-how", philosophy, agism and The...

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225. The Neuroscience of Embodiment – With Amanda Blake

Embodiment coach and neuroscience teacher Amanda joins me to discuss body-oriented coaching, how to talk about embodiment, gaining "minimal trust", neurobunk, Amy Cuddy, trusting research, Wendy Palmer, empathy, embodied self-awareness, interception and...

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224. Health and Trauma – With Kathy L. Kain

Trauma educator Kathy joins me to discuss ortho-bionomy, psychosomatic symptoms, alternative vocabulary to "trauma", skin and trauma, digestive issues and poop, the split in the medical system, the basic narrative of trauma, Peter Levine, "triggering", bodywork,...

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223. Embodied Flow – With Tara Judelle

Yoga teacher Tara joins me to discuss mind vs brain, Anusara Yoga, John Friend, BodyMind Centring, Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Tantra, kashmir shaivism, sensing vs feeling, Embodied Flow, why be embodied, "humaning", the business of yoga, yoga photography and Instagram,...

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2020 News and special offer

End of year wrap up, news for next year, and a special offer for the yogis. [iframe style="border:none"...

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222. Yoga Teaching – With Adam Husler

London-based yoga teacher Adam joins me to discuss yoga teaching, Jason Crandall, Michael Stone, the shadows of yoga, teaching vs practice, the economics of yoga, boxing, white collar boxing, confronting reality, entitlement, Instagram and image, social media, gender...

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221. The Axis Syllabus – With Frey Faust

Primary consolidator of the Axis Syllabus creator Frey joins me to discuss classical dance, the "currencies" of the body, injuries, anatomy and research, cat porn, human movement fundamentals, anatomical grammar, copyright and teaching, scientific axioms, learning and...

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220. Bodywork, trauma & feelings – with Steve Haines

Bodyworker and TRE teacher Steve joins me to talk yoga, variety, shiatsu, Craniosacral work, paradigms of bodywork, "energy" and mysticism, "safety", Stephen Porges and the Vagus Nerve, the freeze response, dissociation, discernment, where TRE comes from, how to make...

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219. Tracker Cop – with Conny Andersson

Tracking expert Conny joins me from Sweden to talk about his work. He describes his first job as a policeman, organised crime, the basics of tracking, philosophy, wide vision, meditation, hide and seek, curiosity, the secrets of being invisible, attraction,...

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Book out today + Stupidly special offer

Special podcast as my book - Embodiment - Moving beyond mindfulness is out today! Includes stupidly special offer for my shop page. [iframe...

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Featured Episodes

Ken Wilber

Love, Loss and Levels 

Charles Eisenstein

Food, Men And Money

Shinzen Young

Science Of Enlightenment

Paul Linden

Logic, Trauma and Martial Arts

David Berceli

Trauma Prevention

Philip Shepherd

Wholeness and Separation

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