Being Yoga Podcast - Episode 29 
Dan Alder 
The Yoga Sutras – An Ancient Path for a Modern World.

In this episode I speak with Dan Alder about the ancient yoga text known as the Yoga Sutras.  We talk about the nature of the human condition and why this really hasn’t changed in the 2000 years since this book was written.  We talk about the deeper human thirst to find peace and calm and just how to do this in a busy modern world.  We also take a slightly deeper dive into some of the inner philosophies of this text that speak about why we suffer and how we can overcome this.  

We discuss meditation as well as the famous astanga eight fold path of yoga that most people are most familiar with in the Yoga Sutras.  

Dan has been translating this text from its original Sanskrit and making it accessible and relevant for the modern world. He has published the first chapter called Samadhi Pada and is releasing the second chapter in early 2021.  

You can get yourself a copy of this directly from Dan on his website below.  

Links:

Website: www.danalderyoga.com

Facebook: dan.alder.94

Twitter: @the­_sutras

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Michael Daly
Michael Daly

Michael Daly describes himself as a cat with nine lives. He has lived in many different worlds from a previous life in Criminal Law and then working as a Marketing Manager in London before having a sudden shift in priorities. For the past 20 years Michael has been a meditation and yoga teacher and trainer. He has run 3 busy yoga studios, written and taught over 10000 hours of vocational training in yoga and meditation as well as facilitated over 65 retreats in Australia and internationally. He has turned a deep passion to help people into a million dollar business and now supports others to do the same. Alongside this work, Michael runs a Hypnotherapy and Coaching business where he helps people move through anxieties and traumas and towards greater success in life. He is a published author, has appeared in numerous magazines and runs his own Podcast called Being Yoga.