Divya Kohli - Finding Peace in Difficult Times
Divya Kohli is a yoga teacher, a former newspaper journalist with a Masters in English Literature from Cambridge University, and the author of the book “Finding Peace in Difficult Times: grounding techniques for inner calm”
For this episode, we spoke to Divya about strategies for maintaining peace of mind and helping your community during COVID-19. She also shared her journey to becoming a yoga teacher, including her training in Mysore, India, the commonalities of yoga and journalism and of course her wonderful book.
Divya's Book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B087YY9ZJG/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_nsnxFbGMH5K58
Divya's website: https://yogawithdivya.co.uk/
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Click on a timecode to play from that time in the recording.2:34 Divya's background - born in New Dehli and growing up in London
7:38 Wanting to become a journalist
13:10 How Divya found her interest in yoga
17:42 Leaving journalism for publishing
22:10 Going to the Yoga School in Mysore
28:30 We talk about Divya's book
30:05 The commonalities of yoga and journalism.
31:45 Support us on Patreon
32:57 How the yoga world has responded to COVID-19
44:08 How can yoga teachers make a contribution to the world during these difficult times?
50:00 The process of writing her book
57:03 The importance of sleep
58:17 Divya's one core lesson
59:18 Our next episode - Mark Workman