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The Embodiment Podcast

Host Mark Walsh and guest hosts offer a weekly podcast for everyone who is interested in Embodiment and the body. The podcast contains in-depth explorations of embodiment topics with expert guests from around the globe. Diverse speakers and practitioners of embodied areas such as academia, yoga, meditation, martial arts, psychology, medical, somatic, therapy, dance, and bodywork. The podcast is full of practical tips and experiential exercises.

Dec 29, 2017

A guide to doing embodied work in mainstream environments. Find out what mistakes to avoid, how not to freak out corporate clients, and top tips for bringing work with the body to everyone. Includes business case studies.

Dec 26, 2017

Stephen explains what biomechanics is, and what’s wrong with it and the traditional view of anatomy. We look at the limitations and outdatedness of Newtonian physics applied to anatomy, how the body is a “slave to the mind”, and how anatomy is social and psychological. We look at how children move, and how...

Dec 22, 2017

An embodied approach to healthy eating and our relationship to food. Founders of "Beyond Chocolate" Audrey and Sophie Boss join Mark to discuss why diets don’t work (and what does), the disembodiment of the diet culture, how to tune into your hunger and satisfaction, emotional eating, body positivity and body image...

Dec 18, 2017

7th degree aikido black belt Philip Smith joins Mark to discuss intense traditional “Asian style” training, culture, democracy vs. totalitarianism in traditions, being a life-long learner, relationships built though martial arts, getting injured and how to avoid it, being part time vs. being a...

Dec 15, 2017

Ashtanga yoga teacher Ryan Spielman on the benefits of a recurrent practice, enlightenment, movement meditation, social meditation and authentic communication. We discuss growth from curiosity not pain, congruence, what yogis can learn from Brazilian jiu-jitsu, being a guru and making fun of it all.