Podcast Episode 20: Adhikara and Studentship

Join Kindness Founder and CEO Patrick Harrington as he dives deep with teacher Amy Ippoliti on the idea of studentship or Adhikara. They talk through the evolution of yoga over the years and the power for the change it has in every life, including yours. Learn about creating community and overcoming anxiety and depression in this week’s episode of the Kindness Collective Podcast.

“IF YOU CAN DO MORE THAN 3 CLASSES A WEEK, THAT’S WHEN YOU START TO FEEL THE DIFFERENCE ENERGETICALLY”

Amy Ippoliti is known for bringing yoga to modern-day life in a genuine way through her intelligent sequencing, clear instruction, and engaging sense of humor. She shares her passion for yoga, health, earth conservation, and with her writings for Yoga Journal, Organic Life, Prevention, Mantra, Origin, and Elephant Journal. She has appeared on the covers of Yoga Journal Boulder Lifestyle, and Fit Yoga Magazine and has been featured in Self Magazine, New York Magazine, Allure (Korea), and Newsweek and on the front page of Yahoo.com. A teacher on Glo.com, she is a pioneer of advanced yoga education, cofounding 90 Monkeys, an online school that has enhanced the skills of yoga teachers and studios in 65+ countries. She is the co-author of The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga. Learn more at amyippoliti.com.

“THAT’S WHAT BRINGS JOY, IS BEING OF SERVICE, IS BEING KIND”

Show Notes:

Intro music: Bee Is a Bee by Science Partner

02:15 Amy’s journey to yoga
06:45 The answers in yoga
10:44 Shivanidu yoga to Asana
13:20 Self-inquiry
16:30 Pilgrimage
20:38 Change of yoga over time
25:30 Adhikara and what it means
28:00 Creating community in yoga
35:30 How technology is affecting our wellness
41:37 What does Kindness mean to you?

Find Amy online:

amyippoliti.com

90 Monkeys

@AmyIppoliti