19 April 2022

Finding Equanimity – Ty Powers

In this intimate and moving conversation Scott talks to Ty Powers on his life as a practitioner and teacher of Buddha Dharma and mindfulness meditation. Ty shares how contemplative practice was not only a way to find oneness and a deeper connection to life, but also a way to navigate being African American in a world that sees you differently.

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23 January 2022

Lit From Within – Sarah Powers

In this beautiful conversation Scott talks to Sarah Powers on her life as a practitioner and teacher of Buddha Dharma and yoga traditions. She shares deeply profound insights that have compelled her to live a life of dedicated practice and unpacks the wonderful teachings that are at the root of her new book, Lit From Within.

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2 January 2022

Living Yoga Philosophy – Ty Landrum

In this honest and beautiful conversation Scott talks to Ashtanga Yoga teacher Ty Landrum on his life practicing yoga and how it played a major role in letting go of the deep grief of the loss of his best friend. It also helped him to discover how to relate to the Greek philosophy he had been deeply connected to in his academic life. We are left with how philosophy comes alive through a deep love of language….

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12 December 2021

How Yoga Talks – J. Brown

In this heartfelt and intimate conversation Scott talks to podcaster and yoga educator J. Brown on his life as a practitioner and teacher of yoga. J shares how when the real essence of yoga teaching came to him, how he connects to teacher training, how conversations can be enlightening and confronting and finally, how the death of his mother is the thread that runs through all that he does…

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28 November 2021

Ashtanga Yoga: Past, Present and Future – Tim Feldmann

Scott talks to Ashtanga yoga teacher and co-founder of the Miami Life Centre Tim Feldmann about the past, present and future of teaching Ashtanga yoga. In this nuanced and meaningful conversation, Tim and Scott discuss dancing as a spiritual practise, movement as a healing modality, and the teacher’s role as a vessel for knowledge.

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13 November 2021

Ashtanga and Buddhism – Ellen Johannesen

Scott talks to fellow yoga teacher Ellen Johannesen about Ashtanga and buddhism and how they have been a central path of her life. She shares how the two traditions merge and how we can live a more contemplative life through a simple compassionate practice

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31 October 2021

Yoga and Mindfulness – Frank Jude Boccio

In this inspiring conversation Scott talks to dharma teacher Frank Jude Boccio on his life and teachings. Frank shares how his life had been moulded from early on as deeply connected and how that compelled him to a life studying the dharma. He shares how Buddhism, yoga asana and mindfulness are deep related and can be a way of truly understanding the present moment.

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11 August 2021

Yoga As Service – Lucille Meyer

Scott talks to Lucille Meyer about her powerful work as an activist (in South Africa in the 1990’s), yoga teacher and CEO of Chrysalis academy, one of the largest youth service organisations in South Africa. Lucille has overseen the transformation of thousands of young men and women using the tools of yoga and mindfulness.

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8 July 2021

Reality is Playful – Martin Aylward

Scott and dharma teacher Martin Aylward talk openly about Martin’s life and how meditation and mindfulness practice can transform our lives. Martin talks about how leading a dharmic life is one of the most beautiful things we can do and how we can meet ourselves differently in all the layers of life we lead.

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20 May 2021

Yoga and Covid – Kino Macgregor

Scott and Kino Macgregor have an open and honest conversation about the year of covid in yoga. They share how they adapted, their personal views and decision on the vaccine and their hopes for the future. That we can learn to listen…

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18 February 2021

Learning From The Past – Petri Räisänen

Scott talks to Petri Raisanen on his life as yoga teacher and practitioner of Ashtanga yoga. Petri talks candidly about his time spent in Mysore, how he moved away from the abusive adjustment culture there and paved his own way forward, based on his own energy work. He also talks about his current work, with his wife Wambui, on creating equity in yoga spaces.

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31 January 2021

The Yoga Dialogue – Eddie Stern

Scott talks to Eddie Stern on his life as a yoga practitioner and teacher. Eddie shares deep insights into how we create identity in yoga and how the deeper Indian spiritual practices of yoga have been the ground from which he moves, right from the beginning.

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17 January 2021

The Truth of Yoga – Daniel Simpson

Scott talks to Daniel Simpson, on his life as a yoga philosophy teacher and practitioner. Daniel presents ancient texts for modern times. He is the author of The Truth of Yoga, a comprehensive guide to the historic tradition and texts of yoga for contemporary practitioners.

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13 December 2020

The Practice of Pausing – Kia Naddermier

Scott talks to dear friend and colleague Kia Naddermier on Kia’s life as a renowned teacher of yoga and pranayama. Kia shares stories about her evolution, what practice means to her and how learning to pause is the key to understanding yoga in your life.

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29 November 2020

Bringing Yoga Home – Josefin Wikström

Scott talks to colleague Josefin Wikström about her incredible work over the years delivering yoga in prisons and to those with complex trauma. Josefin is a deeply passionate and profound yoga teacher, never resting on her laurels and dedicating herself to her craft so she can be the best for those she meets through her work.

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15 November 2020

Recovery Through Yoga – Taylor Hunt

Scott talks to colleague and Ashtanga yoga teacher Taylor Hunt about his recovery from addiction. This is a powerful conversation that is honest and open in how yoga continues to help Taylor with is sobriety and recovery. Scott also shares intimate details of his own recovery from growing upper in an alcoholic family.

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23 October 2020

Finding Humility Together – Prem & Radha Carlisi

Scott talks to senior Ashtanga Yoga teachers Prem and Radha Carlisi about their friendship since 2008. Prem and Radha run Ashtanga Yoga Bali, one of the most well known Ashtanga Yoga shala’s in Asia. It’s a beautifully open and moving conversation on how their relationship has navigated tragedy and life.

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10 October 2020

Leaning In To Vulnerability – Laruga Glaser

Scott and Laruga Glaser share an intimate conversation on her life as a student and teacher of Ashtanga Yoga. Laruga also shares her experience of being a woman of colour in the yoga industry and how she now tries to create diverse yoga spaces in her mysore shala and international workshop rooms.

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22 September 2020

Finding The Real Yoga – Simon Borg Olivier

Scott and Simon have an epic conversation on how Simon has always been searching for the real yoga. The conversation spans his 40 years of practice and all the twists and turns it has taken. Simon is a maverick and this conversation shines that light…

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29 August 2020

Empowerment Through Ashtanga Yoga – Greg Nardi

Scott and Greg have a deeply open and honest conversation on the evolution of yoga in Greg’s life. They have been close friends since 2013 and share in a moving conversation on how the devotional aspect of yoga became a central part of Greg’s life and how Greg has shifted direction since he left KPJAYI.

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31 May 2020

Yoga and Recovery – Zephyr Wildman

Scott talks to Zephyr Wildman, one of London’s most highly regarded yoga teachers, on her life of yoga practice. Zephyr shares a deeply moving account of how yoga has helped her in recovery, how she dealt with the loss of her partner and how she now advocates for yoga as a tool for recovery and addiction.

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26 April 2020

Into The Unknown – Mark Robberds

Scott talks to Mark Robberds, a certified Ashtanga yoga  teacher and pioneering movement educator, on his life of yoga practice. Mark shares how making leaps of faith through his life has led him to become the inspiring teacher we know now.   

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23 February 2020

A Naturally Sceptical Mind – Dr Matthew Clark

Scott talks to Dr Matthew Clark, a long term practitioner, yoga researcher and academia, on his life studying the non-ordinary states of yoga. Matthew shares so much about Soma, an ancient ritualistic drink that dates back to the Vedas.

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12 January 2020

Blending Yoga Traditions – Joey Miles

Scott talks to Joey Miles, a good friend and inspiring Ashtanga yoga teacher, about his life and how combining Ashtanga and Iyengar yoga over the years has transformed his outlook to asana and yoga practice.

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15 December 2019

62 Years of Practice – Ann Weston

Scott has a warm and rich conversation with UK yoga teacher Ann Weston on her journey of 62 years of yoga practice. Ann first walked into a yoga class in 1957. She has come so far since then…

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3 November 2019

Create Your Own Way – Danny Paradise

Scott talks to Ashtanga yoga pioneer and teacher Danny Paradise about his life of yoga practice and teaching. Danny shares so many stories about the history of Ashtanga yoga’s growth in the west and how he moulded his own path over the years.

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27 October 2019

Owning Your Practice – David Keil

Scott talks to his good friend David Keil, a yoga teacher and anatomy educator, who has worked with Scott for 9 years at SYL. David shares stories about his life and how he came to be the highly skilled and sought after yoga a teacher that he is.

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6 October 2019

A Transformative Pathway – Caroline Taylor

Scott talks to Caroline Taylor, a long term SYL practitioner, about how she has navigated her yoga practice and her relationship to her body since the time she started in 2012. Caroline’s story is one of courage and she talks openly about how commitment to practice helped her overcome her challenges.

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