RAW Conversations Episode 4: Emotional Eating with Yoga Instructor, Holly Skodis
by Jamie Young
In this podcast, we speak with Holly Skodis, a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500, YACEP). She studied with Dharma Mittra in NYC for 500 and 800-hour certification trainings and studied in Los Angeles, CA before that.
In 2017, Holly foundedYoga Is Vegan; a project focused on inspiring yogis to go vegan. Each week she interviews and features yogis from around the world on her podcast and blog. Notable guests include Seane Corn, Sharon Gannon, Dharma Mittra, James Aspey, Ana Forrest, Boho Beautiful founders Juliana & Mark Spicoluk and Talia Sutra.
This week, Sharon and Holly spoke about why they feel "yoga is vegan", the emotions behind our food choices, and the difficulty in making and breaking habits.
Holly’s Childhood - 2:22 Journey to Plant Based - 6:10 Veganism Intolerance in the Yogi Community - 9:30 Plant Based to Vegan - 17:30 Isolation and Connection - 21:30 Emotional Connection to Food - 29:40 Kids and a Yoga Lifestyle - 38:30 Consistent Lifestyle Changes Over Yo-yoing - 47:55 Yoga and Vegan in Unison - 54:55