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113. Deep Embodiment – with Peter Appel

Peter Appel joins us form Finland to discuss his journey from pain and yoga to free movement, mindbody vs bodymind, the criticality of relaxation, the importance of pleasure, Finnish slowness and silence, the dangers and benefits of sports, smell as a primitive connector, linguistic diversity and history, environmental destruction and connection, the beauties and dangers of …

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105. Evidence-based embodiment – with Helen Payne

Dance movement therapists and academic researcher Helen Payne joins me to geek out. We discuss why the body, being a “body person in academia”, Jon Kabat-Zinn, medically unexplained symptoms, psychosomatic illness, the evidence base for embodiment, the trials of doing trials, the business case for wellbeing, trauma and unexplained symptoms, chronic stress, attachment style, the …

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41. The best embodiment teachers

What makes some of the world’s best embodiment teachers such good teachers? Here Mark examines many facilitators from various disciplines, and draws out what makes them great teachers.  http://www.embodiedfacilitator.com/  

27. Not judging, wearable-technology and Guatemalan insanity chilli – with Gerald Zhang-Schmidt

Guest anthropologist, ecologist, biologist and technology blogger Gerald joins Mark from Austria. They discuss the geek way of embodiment, wearable technology (e.g. Fitbit), anti-body addictions, heroic endeavours, missions to Mars, what’s wrong with the Matrix movies, and ecology; including body-hating and genocidal tendencies within environmentalism. They also hit on Chinese and post-Nazi Austrian embodiment, and …

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18. Best Embodiment Books

Mark’s guide to the best embodiment books out there. Slightly biased of course, but many classics from various fields from aikido-based coaching, to embodied philosophy, to body therapy, to meditation, to dance are discussed.   

10: Soma, drugs and getting old – a somatic history with Don Hanlon Johnson

Somatic granddaddy Don Hanlon Johnson gives us a history lesson from the early days of embodiment in the USA at Esalen and the swinging 60’s, to modern politics and environmental concerns and the future of the field. We talk about diversity, East-West collisions, culture, LSD, education, ageing and more. He also presents a couple of …

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