JIP 082: Florian Valette

Florian Valette

Florian Valette: network engineer living in Australia Florian is a dear friend of Jeremie who currently lives in Melbourne, Australia. In 2016, he needed a new challenge in his life, and a friend of his who recently moved to Australia told him about the opportunities in this country. It didn’t take long to Florian to…

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JIP 081: Techn0yogi

Techn0yogi: bodybuilder, kandi kid & DJ Rob – aka Techn0yogi – starts off by talking to us about the time in his life when he was competing in body building. He talks about all the sacrifices and discipline required for it including the food he ate and how far he got with the competitions. After…

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JIP 079: Shane Taylor

Shane Taylor

Shane Taylor: befriending anxiety & depression Shane is an anxiety, depression & trauma coach, founder of MBS Repair (Mind, Body, Soul Repair). To quote him, his goal is “to connect the bridge between human & emotions, to turn pain into power”. In this episode, Shane openly shares with us how he has been navigating through…

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JIP 065: Jivana Heyman

Jivana Heyman

Jivana Heyman: Accessible Yoga Jivana is the founder and director of the non-profit Accessible Yoga, dedicated to increasing access to yoga teachings. Jivana’s yoga practice started in the 90s in San Francisco. He got involved in the AIDS movement when many of his friends in the gay community were dying from this terrible disease. Jivana…

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JIP 064: Dianne Bondy

Dianne Bondy

Dianne Bondy: Yoga is for Every Body Dianne Bondy is a social justice activist, author, accessible yoga teacher, and the leader of the Yoga For All movement. She was a guest speaker during our 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training and we loved her talk so much, we decided to interview her for you. She shares with…

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JIP 063: The Warrior Flow Foundation

The Warrior Flow Foundation

The Warrior Flow Foundation: a different approach to yoga In today’s episode, we are joined by not 1 but 3 guests! You might know them already as they have all been guests on the podcast to share their individual & personal stories. We – Rosie & Jeremie – completed our yoga teacher training with The…

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JIP 058: Sari Velar

Sari Velar

Sari Velar: cancer, eating disorder & addiction survivor Sari Velar is a cancer warrior, yoga teacher, writer, mom, and advocate for education and ending the stigma surrounding eating disorders, addiction, and mental health. Over 20 years ago, she turned to yoga as an alternative therapy after a life-threatening cancer diagnosis and a subsequent battle with…

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JIP 056: Jennifer Ursillo

Jennifer Ursillo

Jennifer Ursillo: yoga as a business & a lifestyle In today’s episode, Jennifer shares with us how she made fitness & yoga her career. She was born & raised in NYC, in an Italian family which gave her some important values of hard work & discipline. She trained as a swimmer from a very young…

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JIP 041: Elmer Hickman

Elmer Hickman: from homelessness to school principal to personal trainer Elmer is currently in his 40s, but it feels like he has already lived many lives. Elmer grew up in Southern Illinois. He talks to us about his difficult childhood, being homeless, moving school many times, being an angry kid, fighting a lot, etc. Years…

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JIP 029: Kevin Sanchez

Kevin Sanchez

Kevin Sanchez: growing up in Nicaragua and becoming a behavior analyst In today’s episode, we welcome our friend Kevin Sanchez. Kevin was born in California but grew up mostly in Nicaragua. During the first half of the show, he shares with us about life in the poorest country in Central America, studying medicine. We then…

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