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Skillful Means Podcast

Jennifer O'Sullivan & Sarah Jane Shangraw

Spiritual nourishment for yoga practitioners and teachers. Experienced teachers Jennifer O’Sullivan and Sarah Jane Shangraw discuss the ways in which the Buddhadharma, Taoism, and spiritual psychology enrich and expand a yoga practice.

Drawing on their own inquiries and inspired by their teachers — including Sarah and Ty Powers, Don and Amba Stapleton, Thich Nhat Hanh, Jack Kornfield, and Tara Brach — Jen and Sarah Jane discuss opportunities for awakening amidst challenging, 21st-century life. Along the way, they model a modern, spiritual friendship.

Recent Episodes

#51 Mindful Awareness of Feelings Guided PracticeSeptember 23, 2021 Episode artwork #50 Pause, Soften, Connect Guided PracticeSeptember 17, 2021 Episode artwork #49 Finding Calm Amidst Uncertainty Guided PracticeAugust 26, 2021 Episode artwork #48 Embodying Equanimity Guided PracticeAugust 12, 2021 Episode artwork #47 Pathway to Spacious Awareness Guided PracticeJuly 29, 2021 Episode artwork #46 Inclining the Mind Toward Gladness Guided PracticeJuly 15, 2021 Episode artwork #45 Yin Yoga for the Heart & Small Intestines Guided PracticeJuly 01, 2021 Episode artwork #44 Self-Compassion to Antidote Stress Guided PracticeJune 17, 2021 Episode artwork #43 Microcosmic Orbit Guided PracticeJune 03, 2021 Episode artwork #42 Disrupting Inner Chatter and Establishing Presence Guided PracticeMay 20, 2021 Episode artwork #41 Dharma Book Club: "Tao Te Ching"May 11, 2021 Episode artwork #40 Mindful Awareness of the Body Guided PracticeApril 22, 2021 Episode artwork #39 When Nothing Lasts, Life is PreciousApril 15, 2021 Episode artwork #38 Tree Meditation Guided PracticeMarch 25, 2021 Episode artwork #37 Dharma Book Club: "The End of Your World" by AdyashantiMarch 11, 2021 Episode artwork #36 Yoga Nidra for Awakening Compassion Guided PracticeFebruary 25, 2021 Episode artwork #35 Are We in a Golden Age of Trainings and Retreats?February 11, 2021 Episode artwork #34 Contemplating the Elements from the Inside Out Guided PracticeJanuary 28, 2021 Episode artwork #33 What We’re Turning TowardJanuary 14, 2021 Episode artwork #32 Inner Smile Guided PracticeDecember 31, 2020 Episode artwork #31 The Only Way Out is Through Guided PracticeDecember 03, 2020 Episode artwork Tuning In, Reaching Out Virtual Retreat Day 3: Loving-Kindness in the Tradition of Thich Nhat HanhNovember 22, 2020 Episode artwork Tuning In, Reaching Out Virtual Retreat Day 3: Yoga & CompassionNovember 22, 2020 Episode artwork Tuning In, Reaching Out Day 2: The Four Foundations of Mindfulness and Yin YogaNovember 21, 2020 Episode artwork Tuning In, Reaching Out Virtual Retreat Day 2: Gentle Movement to Unwind Stress and Connect with Yourself November 21, 2020 Episode artwork