Ep 90 - The Clash of Spirituality & Materialism of Modern Yoga With Adrian Cox | Validity Of Psychedelic Insights

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Yoga in its full spectrum is more about the mind, emotions, and the spirit.
— Adrian Cox

Adrian Cox is the founder and director of Yoga Elements Studio, 
a licensed NLP Trainer, and yoga teacher for over 15 years. His teachings and work with people draw upon an in-depth study and practice of yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, philosophy, mind, and linguistics. He is a licensed trainer and coach of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Society of NLP/ Christina Hall), and certified clinical hypnotherapist,. Adrian applies a keen understanding of language, state, and change processes to facilitate learning and change in a accelerated and generative way.

Show Notes

  • Life in Bangkok as a westerner
  • Vision that moved Adrian to Bangkok
  • The chaos and order of Asia
  • Westernization of eastern spirituality
  • Cluelessness of eastern symbology in the West
  • Asana practice vs spiritual practice
  • South India vs North India yoga practices
  • 4000 years of yoga?
  • Aesthetic practice of yoga
  • Postures' origination 
  • Negative western influence of modern yoga
  • Positive western influence of modern yoga
  • Yoga materialism
  • Yoga being sold as an exercise product
  • Is yoga's true essence being hijacked by capitalism?
  • Maslow's hierarchy of needs 
  • Dualism of money and spirituality 
  • Connection between the emotional state and the amount of business of Adrian's studio
  • Qualities of a good yoga teacher
  • The goal of congruency
  • Rise and fall of yoga masters
  • Does lineage matter?
  • Nama, Niyama
  • Separating the artists' works from the artists' deeds
  • Psychedelics and yoga
  • Smoking weed and yoga
  • Adrian's relationship with psychedelics
  • Microdosing psilocybin

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Disruptive tendencies from psychedelics and how it affects our lives in the marketplace
  • Ayahuasca insights leading the Adrian's divorce 
  • Do insights from ayahuasca align with the Ayurvedic points of view?
  • Acting upon the advice given by the psychedelic
  • "Pink Cloud"
  • Did the plans shown by psychedelics pan out at the end?
  • Rewards from patience
  • Specific instructions from ayahuasca
  • Distinctions of your inner voice or legit psychedelic advice
  • The "heart" in Thailand
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