Episode 10

My Yoga Journey to Mark the 10 Year Anniversary
of Being a Yoga Teacher

with Risa Kawamoto

The Journey Podcast: Why I Created The Journey Podcast

Episode 10

My Yoga Journey to Mark the 10 Year Anniversary of Being a Yoga Teacher

with Risa Kawamoto

The Journey Podcast: Why I Created The Journey Podcast

Welcome to another episode of the Journey Podcast!

In this episode, I’m sharing my own personal Yoga journey to mark the 10 year anniversary of being a Yoga teacher, including my experiences as a person of colour Yoga teacher and my thoughts on the current Yoga industry.

This is something I’ve been wanting to share since I launched my podcast back in 2022. 

Highlights of the episode:

  • What is Yoga?
  • My first Yoga class at the age of 21
  • Started practicing Yoga regularly at the age of 29
  • Discovering Ayurveda
  • First 200 hour Yoga teacher training in 2014
  • My experience and challenges during the training 
  • Positive things that came out of the training 
  • Teaching private group Yoga classes 
  • Venturing out to online marketing & business coaching/consulting and web design
  • Yoga as a physical practice and advanced Yoga poses 
  • Rediscovering Ayurveda and my second Yoga teacher training in India 
  • Yoga as a way of life 
  • Getting clear with my core values 
  • The state of current Yoga industry 
  • My mission to offer accessible and inclusive Yoga
  • What training I’ve been doing 

The Journey Podcast is all about sharing the journeys of purpose-driven individuals from all walks of life who are following their passion and fulfilling their purpose in their own unique way. 

If you enjoyed this episode or inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me @risa_kawamoto  

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Risa Kawamoto (she/her)

Risa Kawamoto (she/her)

Hi, I’m Risa! I’m a Transformational Coach and a certified Yoga & Ayurveda teacher.

I am passionate about guiding and supporting purpose-driven individuals, discovering their True Self and inner purpose, and creating a fulfilling, meaningful & joyful life, using the powerful tools of Ayurveda, Yoga and transformational coaching.

I am excited to guide and support you as you begin your journey to discovering your True Self and creating a fulfilling, meaningful & joyful life!