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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.

May 17, 2024

Trauma informed wellness coach and strength trainer Laura Khoudari joins me to talk about how she found Olympic lifting, powerlifting, being a "machine”, 'The Body Keeps the Score', why strength training is useful, body awareness, safety and trauma, collapse and victimhood, boundary issues, pulling movements, deadlifts, over-head press, being weird in the gym, vulnerability, eating disorder recovery, and not over-sharing.


A fun useful one, especially if you like hitting the gym. Find out more about Laura here:




Laura Khoudari is a leading trauma-informed wellness author, speaker, and practitioner empowering change in folks' welnness approach. As a trauma-informed wellness practitioner, Laura seeks to support folks living with and healing from trauma in living a full lifestyle that is aligned with their own values, goals, interests, and strengths and is balanced among eight areas of life: physical, social, emotional, environmental, occupational, spiritual, financial, and intellectual.




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