In our most recent episode of Talking Yoga, master teacher Kelly Morris describes the impact of shamanistic healing practices on her own life and her role as a yoga instructor.
We’re in the midst of a blossoming of interest in yoga around the world, but especially here in the U.S. For some practitioners, yoga will become a framework for their lives and through which they will relate to the world. For others, it will be a fad, a temporary stop in their quest to find something that’s missing in their lives, but ultimately, one which requires more effort and commitment than they are willing to put in.
What is that thing that makes you come alive? In the case of master teacher Kathryn Budig, it was the story of the Greek goddess Artemis that served as a powerhouse for her life. In tomorrow’s episode of Talking Yoga, Kathryn tells host Colleen Saidman Yee about how she grew up loving Artemis – the “Tomboy of the gods” – who defied all the rules, never married, and became an inspiration for generations of empowered women throughout the ages.
One of the aspects we cherish most about Talking Yoga is the honesty and openness exhibited by the master teachers we interview.
And that’s true whether it’s Colleen Saidman Yee talking about how menopause has affected her yoga practice, or whether it’s Kelly Morris talking about how her globetrotting youth led her to become the person she is today.