YOGA PODCAST | Yoga Talk Show by YOGABODY & Lucas Rockwood

264: Meditating with the Taliban

July 20, 201742 min
Politically, the world is more polarized and terrorized than ever before. Even the wealthiest countries in the world are experiencing record levels of terror and violent attacks—so what do we do? Can yoga and meditation create a grassroots movement for change? Why must we focus inside before can change our communities? On this week's, Yoga Talk Show, you'll meet, Amandine Roche, an international peacekeeper using yoga a key part of her mission. ------------ Listen & Learn: Why world peace must start with inner peace What PTSD is and how to combat it with yoga and meditation How Amandine faced suicide bombers, kidnapping, and on-going violence on her peace-keeping missions   Why we are all responsible for world peace ABOUT OUR GUEST Amandine Roche is a Human Rights lawyer, yoga and meditation teacher who has worked throughout the world including in Asia, S. America, many African countries, and in war-torn Afghanistan. She teaches yoga and meditation in Afghanistan, including to members of the Taliban on her mission for world peace. Nutritional Tip of the Week: Spirulina Chlorella Links & References from the Show: Amandine's Website Vipassana Meditation Got Questions? Send me a voicemail here: Ask Lucas a Question Or write to us: podcast@yogabody.com  Like the Show? Leave us a Review on iTunes Thanks to our sponsor: Yoga Wonder Wheel -- Experience Deeper Yoga Backbends, Better Balance & Build Core Strength with the Yoga Wonder Wheel! Yoga mats and blocks have been around for decades, but the Yoga Wonder Wheel™ by YOGABODY is the latest addition to any at-home practice room or yoga studio that will help you take your postures to the next level. Deep, awe-inspiring backbends are what draw most people to the Wonder Wheel initially, but backbends are just the beginning. You’ll also build balance, core strength, release tension, and find ways to practice challenging poses that are otherwise inaccessible. Learn More

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