Richard Rosen is an author of six books and a long time practitioner and instructor of yoga. He is best known for his book on Pranayama, “The Yoga of Breath.” He co-founded Piedmont Yoga Studio in 1987 and helped run it for 28 years, and is a contributing editor at Yoga Journal as well as internationally touring teacher.
14/06/2019 Peter Lavoie Creative, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Unedited, Venture Funding 2:26:04
Lennie Moreno is the founder and CEO of Sofdesk, a creator of industry-leading software for solar installations. He is a public speaker, Hip-Hop artist, and the founder of the “Clean Out Your Closet” initiative.
24/05/2019 Peter Lavoie Branding, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Music, Self-Starter, Unedited, Yoga 2:39:28
Natalie Riviere is the founder of Commetta Communications, a digital brand marketing and communications business. She is a long-time yogi and one of the co-hosts and organizers of “Fuck-Up Nights” in Montreal.
Jules Mitchell is an international yoga instructor with a Masters degree in Biomechanics. Her new book is titled: "Yoga Biomechanics: Stretching Redefined.” Jules shares stories, insight, and practices into how biomechanics can enhance a postural yoga practice, how she manages a busy travelling and teaching schedule, and why she is still passionate about yoga after over twenty years of practice.
Barrie is a senior yoga instructor, entrepreneur, and author. She is one of the forces behind the World Spine Care Yoga Project, and runs the online resource for continuing education, “The Skillful Yogi.” On the show, she talks about her book "Evolving Your Yoga: Ten Principles For Enlightened Practice." We cover both the writing process and the content within and how it caters to teachers and practioners of yoga who are looking to deepen and support their practice.
Justin Kingsley is a storyteller, an author of three books, a keynote speaker, and the mind behind the slogan for the 2010 Vancouver Games and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. And those are just some of the projects he's been a part of! As you'll discover on this episode, Justin's passion for storytelling is only matched by his work ethic. He has a unique talent for creative storytelling and a voice that stands out from the pack. More than anything, he is a great listener and a generous podcast guest! Justin Kingsley on The SpiritBros Podcast!
Chris Capell is the founder and former owner of Le Couteau, a Montreal coffee hub now integrated into the Cafe Myriade brand, and the founder and owner of the Montreal Coffee Academy. THIS IS THE EPISODE! Praise the gods, everything you've ever wanted to know about coffee, and some things you didn't know you wanted to know! Chris Capell is a coffee genius. Java wisdom flows from him like a river. This show will rock your world and your taste buds. Enjoy! :)
11/04/2019 Peter Lavoie Creative, Entrepreneurship, Self-Starter, Spirituality, Unedited, Women's Health, Yoga 2:21:11
Trine Veiss Mikkelsen is a menstruation activist, women's health coach, a photographer, a yoga therapist, and an entrepreneur. She's also a lot of fun as a podcast guest!
Julian Giacomelli is the President and Chairman of RISE Kombucha, and a Venture Partner at edo Capital. He is also a long-time yoga adept, a talented photographer, and an avid traveller. It was a real treat for Scott and I to absorb some of of Julian's wisdom! Julian Giacomelli on the SpiritBros Podcast!
29/03/2019 Peter Lavoie Community, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Health, Leadership, Non-Profit, The SpiritBros Podcast, Unedited 2:32:17
Jean Trudel is the founder of Circle of Peace (cercledepaix.org) and Melodeum. A natural storyteller who went from a Bohemian lifestyle in Europe, to producing shows for Sarah Mcglachlan and Celine Dion, to organizing welcoming committees for the Dalai Lama and working with the U.N., he's an amazing person to sit across when the mics are recording.
Vanessa Reid joins Peter for a discussion on change and revolutions, encountering the other as a form of self-discovery, spirituality on organizational scales, and different forms of leadership.
Qarim Brown is an entrepreneur, a photographer, and a world-class storyteller. He has been a founder or co-founder of businesses that range from facilitating travel to luxury destinations to creating a digital concierge. He has directed a music video for Tiga, organized a party at the Playboy mansion, and made a living for himself in his early 20s as a male model in France. This was a one-of-a-kind talk!
08/03/2019 Peter Lavoie Entrepreneurship, Health, Spirituality, The SpiritBros Podcast, Yoga 2:04:06
Kimiko Fujimoto is an entrepreneur, Yoga instructor, Yoga Teacher Training Instructor, and the founder of Temple Mile-End. On March 28th, she will leading a special, Kundalini Yoga and musical event titled “Ceremony of Yoga.” In our sit-down together, she guided us through her journey from Cali girl to Montreal Yogini. She also shared stories of entrepreneurship, of meeting her biological father for the first time in her 20s, and of random encounters on spiritual pilgrimages. We talked yoga, about discerning when it's time for more dedication versus when it's time to say fuck the practice, about the finance ans spirituality, and on what kind of preparation goes into leading an event for 200+ people.
Jenny Berthiaume is an author, yoga instructor, doula, and comic strip artist. She shares insight into the process of writing a book, key practices for expecting and new moms, stories of some of the biggest hurdles she has overcome, and more. This podcast was a blast, lots of laughter and fuelled by generous amounts of coffee and chocolate!
Craig Ryan is the Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), and a powerful voice in enabling entrepreneurs develop business models that lead to social and environmental benefits as well as profits. In today's show, Craig explains to us how the BDC is uniquely placed to help environmentally and socially conscious entrepreneurs do their thing. He tells us about the B Corp certification and how it is a step in that direction. He also gives us some insight into what are the best and worst things entrepreneurs do in pursuit of success.
Elizabeth Emberly is the co-founder of seminal yoga studio Naada Yoga, and its lead instructor. In this episode, she tells us about when and how the idea for the studio was born, what were some of the greatest challenges she has faced personally and as an entrepreneur, and also what ingredients were necessary in creating a Teacher Training that has welcomed the likes of Richard Rosen, Mary Pafford, Matthew Remski, and Rodney Yee.
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