Lana Simmons Show
About This Show
Welcome to the Lana Simmons Show! A podcast exploring unique life stories, spirituality, and overall wellness that inspire you to unfold, seek & pursue your own personal truth.
Lana is an Intuitive Healer, Reiki Practitioner, yoga instructor, retired military spouse, mom and explorer of all the things. Join her as she interviews people from different walks of life, living life on their terms.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 025 - Dianne Bondy: Yoga For All Bodies
On this episode of the Lana Simmons Show, I have trailblazer, visionary, and yoga activist Dianne Bondy on the show! Tune in as we talk about diversity (or the lack there of) in yoga, how Dianne feels about "getting your body back" after having a baby, how consent play an important role in yoga, and ways yoga teachers and students can create a more inclusive yoga environment. Dianne Bondy is a celebrated yoga teacher, social justice activist and leading voice of the Yoga For All movement. Her inclusive view of yoga asana and philosophy inspires and empowers thousands of followers around the world - regardless of their shape, size, ethnicity, or level of ability. She applies over 1000 hours of training to help her students find freedom, self-expression and radical self-love in their yoga practice. She shares her message and provides millions of followers with affordable access to online yoga classes, workshops and tutorials at her virtual studio: Yogasteya.com. Dianne contributes to Yoga International, Yoga Journal, Do You Yoga, and Elephant Journal. She is featured and profiled in International media outlets: The Guardian, Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, and more. She is a spokesperson for diversity in yoga and yoga for larger bodies, as seen in her work with Pennington’s, Gaiam, and the Yoga & Body Image Coalition. Her work is published in the books: Yoga and Body Image, and Yes Yoga Has Curves. Connect with Dianne Bondy at www.diannebondy.com