Steven Matthew Adams is an author and teacher at the intersection of eastern wisdom and western living. Having spent a decade working in finance, his background is closer to The Wolf of Wall Street than The Autobiography of a Yogi, which is what makes him so relatable. We discuss his unique journey, how to stay mindful during stressful situations, and what America could learn from ancient eastern philosophy.
Siri Rishi is a Kundalini yoga teacher in New York City. And in a city filled with great yoga teachers, she might be my favorite. To Siri Rishi, yoga is more than a physical exercise – it’s a spiritual tradition with roots that go back as far as humankind’s earliest known writings. In this episode, we discuss the ancient origin of yoga, the rise of Kundalini in America, and why the darkness the globe is currently facing is not the end of the world – it’s just a period of transition from one age to another.
Jake is an entrepreneur, former TV star, and co-founder of Imiloa Institute, a retreat center and educational institute for the advancement of humanity. He's also a good friend. We discuss his journey from small town Maine to late night television fame to the jungle of Costa Rica, and why his "dark night of the soul" was the best thing that ever happened to him.