The Yoga of Life: Beyond the Mat and Into the World with Sarah Platt-Finger
Original Air Date Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Yoga studios have become ubiquitous in cities all over the US, and sales of yoga clothes and accessories are projected to grow by over 8% by 2029. But what does yoga’s popularity have to do with a personal yoga practice?
To illuminate the real impacts of yoga beyond the mat, Positive Psychology Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with Deepak Chopra’s private instructor and co-founder of ISHTA Yoga, Sarah Platt-Finger. Sarah shares core learnings from her book, Living in the Light: Yoga for Self-Realization, and tells how the practice of yoga is a personal journey into changing our senses, perceptions, and realities.
Sarah Platt-Finger — Yoga: Beyond the Mat:
- Yoga is more than physical stretches as Sarah explains. [2:12]
- In Sarah’s new book, Living in the Light: Yoga for Self-Realization, she explores how the practice of yoga helps us become self-realized. [9:02]
- Even though yoga has become mainstream it is not a competitive sport. [15:40]
- The human body is more capable of feeling and sensing than thinking. [20:13]
- Practicing yoga allows us to take responsibility for ourselves and change our world. [24:28]
Sarah Platt-Finger is the co-founder of ISHTA Yoga, LLC, and the private instructor of Dr. Deepak Chopra. She has shared the elevating tools of ISHTA worldwide through training, retreats, and workshops with her husband, Yoga Master Alan Finger. Sarah and Dr. Chopra have collaborated on several projects including “Finding Connection Through Yoga” with Yoga Journal and “Radical Being” with Udemy. She is a featured yoga teacher on the international stage with Chopra Global and on the YouTube channel The Chopra Well. She currently lives in Boca Raton, Florida, with her husband, their daughter, Satya, and their two dogs.
Book: Living in the Light: Yoga for Self-Realization
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“Yoga is a practice we take with us out into life.” @LisaKamen on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“The more rooted we are in our body the more we are able to ground and be connected to what is going on.” @LisaKamen on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“If you can breathe you can do yoga.” @SPlattFinger on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Our breath is a good indicator of what we are feeling or going through.” @SPlattFinger on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“I am a life-long student of light.” @SPlattFinger on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“I think there is a lot of misunderstanding and misrepresentation that yoga is somehow a competitive sport.” @SPlattFinger on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“All we are ever experiencing is our own inner space.” @SPlattFinger on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“We are more feeling bodies than we are thinking people.” @SPlattFinger on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“When we change ourselves, we change our world.” @SPlattFinger on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Yoga is a fool-proof system for managing our internal feed.” @SPlattFinger on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet
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