Did you watch "Wild Wild Country" on Netflix? Lauren talks about her Osho Tarot deck that she bought fifteen years ago not knowing anything about Osho. (Does divination and Zen Buddhism mix?) She also talks about some questions the film left her with. Where'd Rajneesh get all that dang money? What happened to the children … Continue reading Episode 5 – Did I join a cult?
This week Lauren discusses updates in the latest Alo/Cody app vs. Dana Falsetti lawsuit. Mostly she talks about money and yoga. Does yoga and capitalism mix? Does the world owe you a living wage as a yoga teacher? Is a yoga sponsorship the end all be all of yogic success? Should yoga teachers live in … Continue reading Episode 4 – Mo’ Yoga Money. Mo’ Problems.
This week, Lauren talks about wanting to "quit the internet" again. Should we all quit social media? What about the "bots"? Is getting Insta-famous the only way to make any money at this gig? She gives her hot take on all that internet drama and includes a little about the latest lawsuits Alo Yoga/Cody app … Continue reading Episode 3 – Internet Overlords
Episode 2 is all about the Yoga Police...I mean, the Yoga Alliance. Mostly I talked about how I rage quit the new Yoga Alliance standards review survey, but after some settling down, I get into my thoughts about conflicts of interest, horrible member perks, and their delivery (or lack thereof) on their promises. Should we … Continue reading Yoga People Problems Podcast – Episode 2: Danged Ol’ Yoga Police
This is episode 1 of Yoga People Problems, a podcast dedicated to advice, etiquette, and opinions on American yoga culture. It's for spiritual folks in the material world. And this week, I'm talking about pants and the Honor Jones article in this Sunday's New York Times called, "Why Yoga Pants Are Bad for Women." Speaking … Continue reading Yoga People Problems Episode 1 – Pants
After a bit of a break, I'm bringing back my guided meditations. You must be as excited as I am! While I love a nice long guided meditation, I'm working to do some shorter ones for beginners, mind wanderers, or the chronically busy. The audio here is available for Google Chrome, Safari, or by searching … Continue reading LB Meditations Podcast: Nature