Reflections 2010 Interview with John Friend

Via Donna Freeman
on Dec 28, 2010
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Reflections 2010 is an interview series with leaders in the yoga and mindful living community. Hosted by Donna Freeman, the goal of these interviews is to encourage, inspire and get to know a little of the person behind the yoga mat. From holiday indulgences to favourite traditions and everything yoga in between, Reflections 2010 promises to add a wonderful element of caring and sharing to the holidays.

John Friend

Founder of Anusara Yoga, John Friend joins us to discuss ‘The Yoga of Yes.’ Referred to as the Yoga Mogul by The New York Times, John works tirelessly to help others allow the goodness of their hearts to penetrate their bodies and lives. From developing a coherent philosophy and curriculum to inspiring attendees at the Anusara Grand Gathering John’s 2010 has been a busy year. John will share insights gained during the 2010 Melt Your Heart, Blow Your Mind tour, his vision for The Center, the new home for the Anusara kula (family), and a New Year’s message to kick off your 2011.

Original Air Date: December 28, 2010

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Connect with John on Facebook or on Twitter @anusarafriend. Check out the Dancing with the Divine 2011 World Tour for dates & locations to take a workshop with John in person.

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About Donna Freeman

Teacher, author and expert on yoga for kids and teens, Donna Freeman firmly believes that yoga can be done anywhere, by anyone, at anytime. She grew up in British Columbia, Canada but was introduced to yoga while living in Cape Town, South Africa during her nomad years. She is currently learning acroyoga with her kids and enjoys practicing tadasana while pumping gas or washing dishes. Bob Weisenberg describes her book Once Upon a Pose: A Guide to Yoga Adventure Stories for Children as indispensible. For more about yoga for kids and teens visit her website or the facebook page


12 Responses to “Reflections 2010 Interview with John Friend”

  1. Thanks, John and Donna.

    Bob W.
    Yoga Editor

  2. BJ Galvan says:

    Auspicious and Delightful! Thank you!

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