Mindful Strength Podcast

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Mindful Strength Podcast

Over 200 interviews with the worlds most respected teachers and researchers available for FREE. Kathryn asks all the questions you have been curious about.

Listen here on the website or download the episodes using your favourite podcast app i.e. Apple or Spotify. Topics range from pain science to accessibility, learn with us from wherever you are.

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About the podcast


New episodes each month


Learn from yoga teachers, physiotherapists, researchers, and strength professionals


Always available for free


Diverse topics to enhance your knowledge of the body and teaching

Most Recent

Finding your way back to training: small steps go further

Finding your way back to training: small steps go further

Today Kathryn and Kyle are talking about consistency, and how to get back into training after being off for some time, or starting for the first time. Consistency doesn't have to mean doing something every day. In fact, when we do too much at the start we often burn...

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Holiday Special Podcast

Holiday Special Podcast

This is our chance to give back and support you as we move into the new year. Podcasts, classes, and over $1,000 in prizes to win!Holiday Special #1 Pain and Why it Matters December 24, 2021Kathryn and Chris talk about how their teaching and ideas about movement have...

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204: Chris Nguyen – Cultivating Confidence Through Movement

204: Chris Nguyen – Cultivating Confidence Through Movement

The Dynamic Possibility of Movement Modalities Kathryn welcomes her longtime student and movement teacher peer Chris Nguyen on the podcast. Together they chat about their parallel stories of discovering strength and mobility training, and how that has evolved their...

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Bonus Mini Episodes

Join our Mindful Strength Foundation for free

This free course includes an hour of content broken down into four videos. Kathryn breaks down pushing and pulling, training the knees to go over the toes, and why co-contractions are awesome. She also leads you through a quick class to tie it all together.

Bonus Episode 15

How much weight should I be starting with?

May 5, 2021

Bonus Episode 14

Bonus: Why are single-leg squats so hard?

April 21, 2021

Bonus Episode 13

Bonus: Strength Training During Hard Times

April 7, 2021

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About Kathryn

Kathryn (she/her) has been teaching yoga and movement since the age of 17. Growing up in her mother’s (Diane Bruni) yoga studio she has been learning about mindful movement her entire life. In 2012 Kathryn started exploring other modalities including powerlifting, gymanstics, and various forms of strength based exercise. She has completed a professional pain science mentorship with physiotherapist Neil Pearson, has interviewed some of the worlds top researchers and teachers for her podcast, has taught workshops in over 10 countries, and is currently writing a book.


About Kyle

Kyle Pichie (he/him) has been teaching strength and conditioning since 2004, he has taught CrossFit, personal training, group fitness and youth weightlifting. Kyle completed Kathryn’s YTT in 2014 and combines elements of his strength background with a more mindful and inclusive approach to exercise. He has years of experience training people in a gym setting and offers a fun and challenging workout approach. Kyle also runs the technology side of Mindful Strength, since 2019 he has taken over everything from shooting classes to video editing, and podcast production.


About Christopher

Christopher is a movement instructor, mental health professional, and Mindful Strength admin coordinator.  He has worked in the field of mental health and addictions for over a decade and roots his teaching in that experience – placing a strong emphasis on practices that respect, support, and encourage an individual’s innate resilience.

Christopher teaches with the hope of helping people rebuild a connection to their bodies, expand their range of (e)motion, and enhance their capacity to handle tough life events. He’s passionate about building spaces that promote a sense of courage, safety and, self-compassion.

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