Welcome to Episode 6 of The Yogapedia Podcast, "Seasons of Sadhana," featuring yogini, yoga teacher and author Barrie Risman. We're so excited to share this insightful and inspirational episode. Thank you to all those who have tuned in, subscribed and streamed the first five episodes of the podcast. We hope you enjoy this next episode!
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In This Interview: Seasons of Sadhana
In our episode today, we’ll hear from Barrie Risman, who is one of Canada’s most skilled yoga educators and teacher trainers. Barrie immersed herself in yoga practices while studying at the Siddha Yoga Ashrams in India and New York. She talks about the deep inner shift she experienced through daily practices of asana, meditation, kirtan, mantra and study of the wisdom teachings.
Risman has been teaching for more than 20 years and is well known for her ability to convey the essence of the teachings of yoga with exceptional clarity and insight. Take a read through her articles for Yogapedia and you'll understand why; she has a unique ability to explain complicated yoga philosophy and concepts with ease and simplicity. She has taught at yoga conferences and festivals and has led retreats and teacher trainings around the world. Risman also created an online mentoring program for yoga teachers called The Skillful Yogi. Her new book Evolving Your Yoga: Ten Principles for Enlightened Practice was recently released and is a great resource for any yogi looking to deepen their practice.