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103. Buddhism vs Yoga – with Karin van Maanen

Dutch yoga and mindfulness teacher Karin joins me to discuss how smoking got her into yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, cultural adaptation, kindness, EYP, making yoga useful, how it’s not all about bliss or even relaxation, “karma yoga”, generosity, how Buddhism is a “refugee religion”, Dutch culture, Bhutan (where she does various charitable work), Indian nationalism and …

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22. Zen and the art of yoga with Tatjana Mesar 

Tatjana joins Mark to discuss embodiment and music, Buddhism and yoga. We explore excellence in yoga teaching, what is yoga anyway (?), yoga history, Zen/ Chan, anatomy training. She describes her journey from growing up in a conflicted Yugoslavia to modern day Berlin, how we embody culture, and Europeans vs American marketing. She also offers …

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