Supreme fearless nerd leader Queen Justine of Namaste joins the show to talk Star Trek yoga, geeks and nerds, wellbeing for nerds, Harry Potter yoga, Star Wars yoga? you get the idea. We also discuss dressing up, play, childlike vs childish, compensatory functions in geekdom and embodiment, the fantasy of “normal” yoga, haters, fantasy vs enactment, trauma, body shaming and body positivity, feeling safe, being “other in yoga, narrative yoga and therapy, the heroes journey and more! This was both silly and deep, and nothing if not original.
96. Geek Yoga – with Justine Mastin
Our Podcast Interviewers
Patricia is a Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Family Constellations Facilitator. She is a lead trainer of the Trauma Coaching certification and the Courage to Lead course for female facilitators.
Karin van Maanen
Karin is a yoga & meditation teacher and embodiment trainer with an MSc in Mindfulness Studies. She's co-author of Embodied Meditation and is lead trainer on the Embodied Meditation and Embodied Toolkit certifications.
Christina is an embodiment coach and somatic educator with an MSc in Social Sciences. She's co-lead trainer on the Certification of Embodiment Coaching and Courage to Lead courses. Christina combines her work as an Aikido blackbelt, dance and improvisation in guiding groups and individuals.