Originator of a yoga modality “Movement arts to keep your body in shape to do fun things.” Sam Salwei is one of the original YogaSlackers. He and Jason Magness started the organization in 2004 when a picture was taken of them at a yoga festival creating yoga poses on a slackline and soon after… Continue reading Interview with Sam Salwei of the YogaSlackers
This episode contains occasional profanity. Peg Mulqueen began practicing yoga 17 years ago, after her kickboxing class and she would leave before savasana because taking a break in life didn’t make sense to her. She started teaching yoga because the regular teacher was pregnant. After that, she began studying yoga sequences and only then did… Continue reading Peg Mulqueen; Ashtanga teacher, magazine editor, podcaster and more
This is the second episode of two. The first episode was released immediately before this one. Yoga is about freedom and doing right by your tribe. – 13 Hands This episode contains occasional profanity. The conversation jumps around to many different topics, including his process of learning his own body. He tells about spending hours… Continue reading Part 2 of the interview with 13 Hands: Grammy nominated musician, yoga professor and a fun guy to talk to
Daniel Scott is a traveling yoga and AcroYoga teacher. We caught up at Wanderlust in Snowshoe Resort in West Virginia. We talk about the dissatisfaction with his life before yoga and at 27 years old, he left New York and traveled the world. In doing so, he reinvented himself in a way that he could… Continue reading Speaking with world traveler and yoga teacher, Daniel Scott at Wanderlust.
Amy Impellizzeri Festival Director and Nomad Amy lives in a van with her husband. They have been travelling the U.S., teaching as they go for almost 2 years. In our conversation, she talks about some of the joys and challenges of this lifestyle. Her experience in and after college, managing dance performances prepared her to… Continue reading Amy Impellizzeri – Festival Organizer and Van Dweller
Jean-Jacques Gabriel Artist, Social Activist and Teacher of Color Warning: this interview contains occasional profanity. Jean-Jacques Gabriel is a yoga practitioner of color, an artist and a teacher of many disciplines. He was born in Haiti, grew up in the suburbs of DC and move to Philadelphia in order to go to art school which… Continue reading Jean-Jacques Gabriel – Artist, Social Activist and Yoga teacher of color
Matt Giordano Traveling Yoga Teacher, Handstand Coach and Musician Early in his life, Matt Giordano found focus and passion through creative outlets; primarily through art, specifically music. He found peace of mind first in meditation, and then, in the asana practice. Accidentally, he found himself teaching a small group of friends and those events grew… Continue reading Matt Giordano – Traveling Yoga Teacher, Handstand Coach and Musician