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University of Adversity - Lance W Essihos EPISODE 324, 26th July 2021
Tamal Dodge - The True Meaning Of Yoga And Meditation
00:00:00 01:35:01

Tamal Dodge - The True Meaning Of Yoga And Meditation

Tamal has been practicing yoga his whole life. He is a renowned yoga teacher, trainer and co-founder of LA’s premiere yoga studio, Yoga Salt. Born and raised in his family's yoga ashram in Hawaii and California, he has been teaching for the last 10 years. Tamal has developed a strong following nationwide. His vigorous vinyasa classes are filled with humor, music, and meditation. His yearly retreats, workshop, and teacher training are a way into the life and times of being a modern yogi. 


  • 04:21 How Tamal got into Yoga and Martial Arts through his fathers influence
  • 13:59 The importance of developing mindfulness
  • 27:57 The inspiration Tamal’s father was
  • 36:43 The difference between spirituality and religion
  • 46:25 What you experience through meditation
  • 01:18:40 How to help people living in fear through healing


Tamal says, “If you are always comfortable, you will never be progressing.”

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Learn how to shift your perspective on adversity by understanding that although adversity may feel like your worst enemy, it is actually your greatest ally. My mission is to connect with unique and inspiring individuals and showcase their journey and what they have gone through in order to become successful in their lives. Tune in twice a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe!