405. Community-led mindfulness for change – With Shamash Alidina. Hosted by Karin
March 29, 2022
Shamash Alidina (teacher and author of Mindfulness for Dummies) and Karin had a fun, light and meaningful conversation discussing the application of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy/Training to mindfulness practice and the relevance and importance of community and values to support practitioners and teachers. With a couple of simple insightful experiments and practical tips to support your embodied mindfulness / kindfulness practice.
390. Making Meditation Embodied – With Karin Van Maanen
November 10, 2021
Meditation teacher joins me to discuss how she started out, why sitting alone isn’t enough, what’s changed since Buddhist times, what “embodied” meditation actually is, meditating AS a body, nature connection, and our free events coming up. A good week out on how meditation and embodiment fit together.
Meditation is not what you think – special With Miles Kessler, Martin Aylward, Karin van Maanen and Mark Walsh
June 4, 2021
A roundtable discussion hosted by Miles and discussing what embodied meditation is.
103. Buddhism vs Yoga – with Karin van Maanen
June 4, 2021
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 yoga and concentration vs open awareness. She also gives some practical mindfulness and meditation tips for practice and establishing a practice. A relaxed amiable stroll of a conversation between friends and colleagues.