Jan 16, 2020
In this episode we discuss emotion in practice and the role of the amygdala, part of the brain linked to emotion, with guests Marina Traub (yoga) and Dr. Kay Tye (neuroscience). Twitter @kaymtye
Marina Traub is a captivating and charismatic yoga teacher, as well as a NCAA Champion Rowing Coach, who found yoga on her...
Nov 24, 2019
This month we discuss what the brain does when you're not on task. Marcus Raichle tells us about organized brain activity at baseline, and Tristan Boyer-Binns discusses rest and practise.
Tristan Boyer-Binns is a Certified Iyengar Instructor and enjoys helping students find new ways to see their challenges, embrace the...
Oct 20, 2019
This month we discuss the effect of the body on the brain. Hannah Adams talks about the the breath and tuning into the body for postures such as handstand, and Catherine Tallon-Baudry the effect of the heart on the brain.
Hannah Adams is an international yoga teacher and handstand enthusiast based in Boston. As a...
Sep 15, 2019
What moves us to practice? In this episode of YogaBrain, we talk to teacher Brittney Burgess about what motivates her and how she motivates students, and Dr. Michael Bruchas about motivation in the brain, introducing an important driver of motivation and action, Dopamine. Tune in, then let me know what motivates...
Aug 1, 2019
Brain. Body. Practice. Mind.
A show about yoga, and the brain. Understanding the brain and how it works to help hone physical and mental practice. This week we discuss how the brain drives movement in your yoga practice.