Welcome to episode #43 of the peaceful power podcast today I’m going to interview our first male guest- Michael Rasley
Michael’s love for fitness started when he 16. Michael completed college but was unsatisfied with his job options. He immediately decided to go through a year long program and received three certification in fitness. One year later he went on to complete two yoga certifications from LifeTimeFitness and Devanadi in Minneapolis. Today he is a fitness trainer at FITSPACE in Saint Louis Park and specialized in corrective exercise and weight loss.
- Tell us a little more about how you stumbled onto fitness at 16.
- What made you interested in yoga to study?
- What advice do you have for males who might be intimidated to try yoga? Or advice for the females who are listening trying to get their significant other to a class.
- What style of yoga do you prefer to practice?
- How can people become more mindful through practicing yoga?
- How has yoga changed your outlook on life?
- I know talking about the breath is something your passionate about when it comes to yoga and meditation. Can you tell us why?
- Another way to become more mindful is meditation what are some of the biggest misconceptions of meditation in your eyes?
- What does your personal meditation practice look like?
- What advice do you have for someone just learning how to meditate?
- Ayurveda is common in the yoga world. For those not familiar with what ayurveda is can you give an overview of it.
- One aspect of ayurveda are doshas. I know this is an area your skilled in can you tell everyone a brief overview of the doshas and why knowing their dosha is important.
- Switching gears into fitness what is your personal fitness philosophy?
- What is your favorite thing about being a trainer?
- Any tips for the fitness people on how to break into a yoga practice?
- Any tips for the yoga people to start a weight lifting program?
- Where can we connect with you at?
- What does Peaceful Power mean to you?
- What weekly challenge would you like to give the listeners?