For our 16th episode, I had the pleasure to sit down with Danni Pomplum. Danni is a San Francisco Based Yoga teacher and Teacher Trainer that uses his life story and his love of the practice to change the world around him. I met him at one of his workshops, and we further connected online. He’s passionate in his purpose and generous with himself and his teachings. On top of classes, workshops, retreats, and YTT, he also hosts his own podcast and was featured in Vice Magazine and in the book When to Jump. I’ve been wanting to have him on the show for a long time, so I can let you guys discover who he is and why he teaches.
Listen to the episode here :
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QUESTIONS HE ANSWERED
- Can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you found yoga?
- What are the biggest lesson pain and suffering has brought you?
- How sharing your story has affected you or change your perspective on life, or your connection to other people?
- If you had one piece of advice for people that are going through a really rough time, what would it be?
- How does overcoming all these challenges molded you into the teacher you are today?
- How are your teachings influenced by your past?
- What’s important for you today as a teacher, what your goal, your purpose?
- Why did you decide to start a podcast? How is it serving you? Serving your community?
- What’s the feedback you get from it?
- How has starting to play the harmonium and chanting impacted you and your classes?
- A few weeks back, you hosted with 3 other teachers ONE LOVE: it’s a movement… Can you tell us a bit about that and why these kinds of events matter for you?
- What’s next for you? Any other projects brewing you can share with us?
ABOUT OUR GUEST
“We all have our own stories. Mine has some twists and turns through a tough childhood and young adult years blurred by frustration, drugs, alcohol, and a near-death brush with cancer, and I credit yoga with helping me to become healthy and opening my eyes to a world of positive opportunities. I’m truly grateful to now be able to share what I’ve learned with others, whether it’s on the mat in my home base of San Francisco, in another location for an immersion or workshop, or through my online yoga platform. I am grateful to work alongside my teachers and mentors Jason Crandell & Darren Main, who have helped influence my teaching style.
I teach to share my passion and the love of the practice in hopes that it can change the world, one down dog at a time. ”
Find more about him here and check his podcast: