#8 DOUG ROBSON - Hollywood Stuntman and Yoga Teacher, on balance teaching your truth and respecting your body

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A native of Botswana and now London-based, Doug Robson (@thedownwarddoug) qualified as a stuntman 7 years ago after training extensively in martial arts, gymnastics and platform diving.

Since then he has doubled high-profile actors such as Channing Tatum, Colin Firth and Luke Evans and built an extensive list of credits, including award-winning productions Mission Impossible, The Avengers, Star Wars and Game of Thrones, among others.

Doug first took up yoga as a form of therapy after suffering a back injury. He has since developed a dedicated practice and in 2017 trained as a yoga instructor and began teaching. Mixing martial arts and yoga he has come up with a yoga flow that is as unique as his background.

WE TALK ABOUT

Life as a stunt man /// Being Bear Grylls’ nannie /// Developing respect for your body /// Competing in the yoga studio /// Teaching from your truth and experience /// Finding the balance between confidence and knowledge as a teacher /// Building charisma /// The importance of getting things wrong /// Starting small and keep taking the next best step /// Teaching a ‘bad’ class

SHOW NOTES

Quotes and references can all be found at www.honestlyunbalanced.com

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THE HOSTS

@adamhusler - Drawing from a variety of lives lived off the mat, Adam Husler brings a unique perspective to those who seek more from yoga than making pretty shapes. He offers creative, effective and clearly-sequenced teachings that focus on balancing flexibility and strength; physically and mentally. Educated by globally renown teachers, including Jason Crandell and Michael Stone, Adam specialises in a signature style of Alignment-Based Vinyasa— fuelled by a fascination with anatomy and a desire to ask ‘why?’.

Based in London, Adam teaches a robust schedule in one of the worlds top yoga studios, Triyoga, and world leading gym, Equinox. On top of this, Adam leads workshops, trainings and teaches festivals continuously around the world, leaving him with thousands of teaching hours under his belt and plenty of appearances in national and international media.

@iamhollyhusler - From belting out original pop tunes at the London O2 stage to 20,000 people, whilst supporting Westlife, to singing healing mantras and playing magical instruments, to seas of sleeping yogis, at events and studios across the globe; Holly’s journey has led to a deep desire to help people find conscious connection and their own inner peace.

The Huslers have launched a new online platform for yoga classes, sound journeys, meditations and more. Explore at thehuslers.com

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