Guest: Rina Deshpande
Rina Deshpande is a 17-year educator in NYC and across the globe. Growing up with Yoga, she studied its benefits at Harvard GSE and continues to teach classes, lead research curriculum design, and host cultural awareness trainings for various organizations and studios. She contributes to Self Magazine, the Huffington Post, Talkspace, Headspace, and currently writes and illustrates the “Ancient Wisdom, Modern Practice” column with Yoga Journal. Rina also offers an online course on the Culture and Practice of the Yama. Follow Rina Deshpande’s free teachings and illustrated poetry @rinathepoet on Instagram and access free resources at rinathepoet.com.
Host: Anne Alexander, founder of the SoulCandy podcast
Anne Alexander is a writer, editor, and now podcaster who is passionate about inspiring and empowering people to reach their full potential. Two-time New York Times bestselling author and former editorial director of National Geographic, Prevention, and Mindful.org, Anne recently launched the SoulCandy podcast, in which she talks with experts in science and spirituality about becoming your highest Self. Anne has been practicing yoga, meditation, and contemplative prayer for more than 20 years and teaches yoga/meditation in her local community with a special emphasis on welcoming newcomers. She lives in Kempton, Penn., with her twin daughters, two cats, and chocolate lab.