Honestly Unbalanced

Adam Husler and Holly Husler

The surface level of the wellness world is often a high gloss, picture perfect representation of balanced living. Adam and Holly Husler dig under that shiny surface and discover that the balanced-state is often a fleeting moment, with the rest of life being an ever-changing obstacle course of; struggles, opportunities, sweat and hard work. Though honest conversations, we track our guests' unique paths to success, how they navigate changing tides and the continuous search for their own version of happiness. @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler are a London-based couple, leading yoga classes, trainings and sound journeys around the world. www.thehuslers.com read less
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Episodes

#110 -Danni Pomplun - Building inclusive and empowering yoga communities
May 31 2024
#110 -Danni Pomplun - Building inclusive and empowering yoga communities
Danni Pomplun (@dannipomplun) is an E-RYT 500 Teacher and fearless owner of Haum SF, a LGBTQ+ owned Yoga Studio in San Francisco, CA.  He was born in the essence of inclusivity and with inspiration to create a safe space for you to be as you are in all your humanness. As a sober, queer-identifying Mexican-American, community has had an immeasurable impact on Danni’s life. Danni’s mission is to support organizations and individuals who uplift those who need it the most. A few proud accomplishments include co-founding Something Queer, a local music and arts collective non profit, launching Yoga Misfit Gear to benefit homeless youth in San Francisco, and advocacy support for Mental Health and HIV. You'll learn..How to be a critically thinking yoga teacher, methods to cultivate inclusive yoga spaces as a Mexican LGBTQ+ studio owner, why transparency and empowerment through knowledge is important as a manager, how to avoid spiritual bypassing and  how to be authentic without crossing professional boundaries plus growth after a near death experience.SponsorsGet 10% off the best yoga mats in the world, via Liforme at  (use code HUSLER10)Get 10% off the leading barefoot shoe brand, Vivobarefoot at (use code ADAMHUSLERVB)Get 10% off our favourite clothing brand, Colorful Standard (use code ADAMHUSLERCS10)Get 25% off reoccurring memberships  off the Honestly Unbalanced online studio inc yoga, meditation and sound at (use code HU2024)Stay in touchInstagram - @adamhusler -@iamhollyhusler - @honestlyunbalanced Twitter - @adamhusler Youtube - Adamhusleruk Website - honestlyunbalanced.com
#109 - Henika Patel- The common blocks to sensuality and sexuality
May 17 2024
#109 - Henika Patel- The common blocks to sensuality and sexuality
Henika Patel (@henika.X) is the founder of the School of Sensual Arts which invites you to uplift blocks to deeper sensuality and intimacy so that you can experience more connection, aliveness and joy in yourself, your relationships and your life! She does this by creating experiences, community and education based on authentic tantra and yoga philosophy from her lineage along with a unique blend of art and psychology to offer expression to all the unspoken parts of ourselves which long to be known, heard and accepted. WHAT YOU’LL LEARNHow Tantra is commonly misunderstood in both in the West & India, the creative and healing potential of sexual energy, the importantance of Sanskrit pronunciation, common blocks to becoming embodied, how yoga evolves to adapt to societal needs, Tantra’s non-repressive and inclusive approach to life and sexuality. and more.Henika's book SENSUAL is being published by Hay House on 21st May 2024 and is now available for PreorderSponsorsGet 10% off the best yoga mats in the world, via Liforme at  (use code HUSLER10)Get 10% off the leading barefoot shoe brand, Vivobarefoot at (use code ADAMHUSLERVB)Get 10% off our favourite clothing brand, Colorful Standard (use code ADAMHUSLERCS10)Get 25% off reoccurring memberships  off the Honestly Unbalanced online studio inc yoga, meditation and sound at (use code HU2024)Stay in touchInstagram - @adamhusler -@iamhollyhusler - @honestlyunbalanced Twitter - @adamhusler Youtube - Adamhusleruk Website - honestlyunbalanced.com
#108 - Sean Tucker - Finding meaning in the making
May 3 2024
#108 - Sean Tucker - Finding meaning in the making
Sean is a Photographer, Filmmaker, Author and Speaker based in the UK. Over his career to date, he's been fortunate enough to tell visual stories for individuals, NGO'S and big multinational corporations across more than 20 countries. He's travelled many long hours as a solo filmmaker and photographer to create work with a meaningful message. In more recent years he began a popular YouTube channel where he seeks to inspire other creatives, and he's written and published a book sharing his philosophy for the creative life called "The Meaning in the Making". @seantuckWHAT YOU’LL LEARNThe creative potential of your subconscious mind, why we need to be bored more often, finding your creative voice, deciding what success is to you, connecting with your core audience, having the courage to share your work, the challenges of receiving feedback and the struggles tied with turning your creative outlet in to your only source of income.SponsorsGet 10% off the best yoga mats in the world, via Liforme at  (use code HUSLER10)Get 10% off the leading barefoot shoe brand, Vivobarefoot at (use code ADAMHUSLERVB)Get 10% off our favourite clothing brand, Colorful Standard (use code ADAMHUSLERCS10)Get 25% off reoccurring memberships  off the Honestly Unbalanced online studio inc yoga, meditation and sound at (use code HU2024)Stay in touchInstagram - @adamhusler -@iamhollyhusler - @honestlyunbalanced Twitter - @adamhusler Youtube - Adamhusleruk Website - honestlyunbalanced.com
#106 Adrienne Adhami - Focusing on your goals and create a life you love
Apr 5 2024
#106 Adrienne Adhami - Focusing on your goals and create a life you love
Adrienne Adhami is a Wellbeing Coach, Author, and host of the ‘Power Hour’ podcast. Each week Adrienne shares insights about wellbeing, productivity and entrepreneurship. Power Hour has now reached more than 4 million downloads. She brand advisor specialising in wellbeing, technology, and innovation and has delivered workshops and keynotes for brands such as Apple, Google, Microsoft & Range Rover. Adrienne is the epitome of a digital entrepreneur and was named as a ‘Top 25 Black Entrepreneurs to Watch 2023’ by HSBC. She is also an endurance runner & mother. (@adrienne_ldn)What you'll learnWhat is stopping you from achieving your goals, why to focus on one main goal per season of your life rather than lesser ones simultaneously, asking whether your daily activities contribute to happiness,  implementing a ‘power hour’ and treating is as a gift to self, creating life on your own terms whilst still being considerate of friends and family , avoiding treating productivity as an end in itself, motivation vs disciplineSponsorsGet 10% off the best yoga mats in the world, via Liforme at  (use code HUSLER10)Get 10% off the leading barefoot shoe brand, Vivobarefoot at (use code ADAMHUSLERVB)Get 10% off our favourite clothing brand, Colorful Standard (use code ADAMHUSLERCS10)Get 25% off reoccurring memberships  off the Honestly Unbalanced online studio inc yoga, meditation and sound at (use code HU2024)Stay in touchInstagram - @adamhusler -@iamhollyhusler - @honestlyunbalanced Twitter - @adamhusler Youtube - Adamhusleruk Website - honestlyunbalanced.com
#99 Radhika Das - Spiritual Teacher & Kirtan Leader; episode recorded live at Soul Circus
Dec 4 2023
#99 Radhika Das - Spiritual Teacher & Kirtan Leader; episode recorded live at Soul Circus
Radhika Das (@radhika_dasa) is widely being regarded as kirtan’s upcoming big name. 15 years ago, he went in search of spiritual truth and deeper happiness. The path he connected most with is "Bhakti Yoga," the journey of love and devotion, and of the various limbs of bhakti, Radhika dedicated most of himself to becoming absorbed in the ancient practice of Kirtan.“I'm devoting my life to helping people find spiritual fulfilment, whether it be from an existing yoga or spiritual background or those with limited or no exposure to any practice. My aim is to help you toward a holistic way of joyful living.”A variety of spaces have been kind to include Radhika Das’s efforts, such as collaborative events with Russell Brand, yoga festivals: Wanderlust, World Yoga Festival, Soul Circus and at venues like The British Museum.WHAT YOU’LL LEARNHow Radhika’s social media experienced dramatic growthThe value of  to taking risks and giving 110%, even when facing doubts and criticismBalancing family life with the commitment to sharing spiritual practices publiclyThe importance of understanding and adapting to different cultural perspectives when sharing spiritual practices.The universal nature of spiritual practices and and challenge to those who criticise without understanding the scripture.The impact of consciousness on cooking and the preference for home-cooked, lovingly prepared food.The potential of sound to unlock the divine.Reading and audience adapting the performance to meet their energetic needs.PERKS FOR YOU10% off Liforme yoga mats with code HUSLER10 10% off Colorful Standard clothing with code ADAMHUSLERCS1020% off Vivobarefoot with code ADAMHUSLER20 for December only25% off our online platform full of yoga, sound and meditation, with code HONEST25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation) Hosted by @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler
#98 August Bernstein - Head Tutor at The Raymond Blanc Gardening School; short recorded live at Soul Circus Festival
Nov 9 2023
#98 August Bernstein - Head Tutor at The Raymond Blanc Gardening School; short recorded live at Soul Circus Festival
August Bernstein is head tutor at The Raymond Blanc Gardening School at Le Manoir aux Quait’Saisons Hotel in Oxfordshire. August shares both the impressive kitchen garden at Le Manoir and her own garden with over 100,000 followers on her Instagram platform, @augusts_garden. August also runs her own seed activity pack business, Seed Explorers, for children and families. In her spare time, August is studying for a degree in Environmental studies. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN How August transitioned from a. 20 year career as an air hostess to a gardening career.How much joy and fulfilment you can get from growing your own food and reducing carbon emissions.The therapeutic and grounding qualities of gardening, helping with anxiety.Why August wants to see families growing vegetables together via her Seed Explorers businessThe link between children growing vegetables and their willingness to eat them is discussed.The conversation delves into the benefits of gardening, including taste, nutritional value, and reduced carbon footprint.About August’s experience as a head chef at Raymond Blanc and the transition from her previous job.PERKS FOR YOU10% off Innermost protein and supplements with code ADAMH-1010% off Liforme yoga mats with code HUSLER10 10% off Colorful Standard clothing with code ADAMHUSLERCS1010% off Vivobarefoot with code ADAMHUSLERVB25% off our online platform full of yoga, sound and meditation, with code HONEST25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation) Hosted by @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler
#97 Stewart Gilchrist - Senior Yoga Teacher ; short episode recorded live at Soul Circus
Oct 8 2023
#97 Stewart Gilchrist - Senior Yoga Teacher ; short episode recorded live at Soul Circus
Stewart Gilchrist (@eastlondonschoolofyoga) is a senior registered yoga teacher known internationally for his popular, innovative, authentic dynamic classes. Having studied both aṣṭāṅga and Jivamukti Yogas since the late 1990s, Stewart’s sādhanā led him to train all over the world with teachers who have had a profound effect on his unique style of teaching. Stewart has a Masters Degree in Traditions of Yoga and Meditation from SOAS University London. He is currently a PhD candidate at SOAS in yoga related research WHAT YOU’LL LEARN Whether teachers should aim to educate in public yoga classes or offer fun, pleasant experiences; can you do both?The problem of labelling styles of yoga and issues with ‘branded’ yogaWhy Stewart integrates various topics like veganism, animal activism, and environmental issues into their yoga classes, emphasizing the importance of "ahimsa" (non-harming) and service (Seva).The difference between formal and informal yoga practice. Advice for new teachers to find their unique path PERKS FOR YOU10% off Innermost protein and supplements with code ADAMH-1010% off Liforme yoga mats with code HUSLER10 10% off Colorful Standard clothing with code ADAMHUSLERCS1010% off Vivobarefoot with code ADAMHUSLERVB25% off our online platform full of yoga, sound and meditation, with code HONEST25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation) Hosted by @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler
#96 Andy Nathan - Men's coach ; short episode recorded live at Soul Circus
Sep 15 2023
#96 Andy Nathan - Men's coach ; short episode recorded live at Soul Circus
Andy Nathan (@andyjnathan) believe’s men thrive best when supported and challenged equally by other ambitious, open minded and big hearted men. Andy specialise in exploring an adult’s childhood conditioning and the psychology of what makes humans tick, which has led him to recently found The Man Program; a 6 month men’s coaching, mentorship and therapeutic program the first round of which closes its doors on 8 October 2023WHAT YOU’LL LEARN How our brains are wired for survival, and anything new or different is often perceived as a threat.Our misconceptions about fear and how it can can be a sign of growth and should be embraced.The difference between ego and intuitionThe societal and cultural factors that contribute towards challenges men face in expressing vulnerability and opening up emotionallyHow we can remodel emotional openness and vulnerability as strengths rather than weaknesses.How the term "toxic masculinity" can produce non-desirable outcomes including the perpetuation of unhealthy shame.How generational trauma and unresolved past experiences can impact individuals' emotional well-being.The importance of empathy, acknowledgment, and validation in childhood development and how these factors shape one's sense of self.PERKS FOR YOU10% off Innermost protein and supplements with code ADAMH-1010% off Liforme yoga mats with code HUSLER10 10% off Colorful Standard clothing with code ADAMHUSLERCS1010% off Vivobarefoot with code ADAMHUSLERVB25% off our online platform full of yoga, sound and meditation, with code HONEST25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation) Hosted by @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler
#95 Vidya Heisel - Founder of one of Europe's leading retreat centres & yoga schools
Aug 25 2023
#95 Vidya Heisel - Founder of one of Europe's leading retreat centres & yoga schools
Vidya Jacqueline Heisel (@suryalilayoga) is the Director of Suryalila Retreat Centre and the Director of Frog Lotus Yoga International Yoga Teacher Training Programmes. With an impressive teaching legacy spanning over 45 years, Vidya possesses a profound understanding of yogic philosophy and meditation that resonates with practitioners worldwide.Vidya's presence continues to inspire, a radiant force who lives and breathes yoga. Her expertise, honed by years of dedicated practice and a profound connection with yogic philosophy, radiates authenticity and depth. With an extensive repertoire of accomplishments, Vidya remains a guiding light for all who seek to awaken their inner potential through the transformative journey of yoga.WHAT YOU’LL LEARN How Vidya’s created a magical retreat space beyond the aesthetic The value of having a mission statement and the creation of Suryalila’s.Vidya’s journey to creating the Suryalila Retreat Centre in Spain Vidya’s advice on public speaking and the importance of self confidence Vidya’s approach to sharing her yoga and why she doesn’t follow trends How Vidya would describe her yoga and philosophy approach Discussion around vinyasa flow and how it can be interpreted differently depending on the teacher’s trainingAbout the history of the sun salutation and where it came from Vidya’s thoughts on the nature of happiness PERKS FOR YOU10% off Innermost protein and supplements with code ADAMH-1010% off Liforme yoga mats with code HUSLER10 10% off Colorful Standard clothing with code ADAMHUSLERCS1010% off Vivobarefoot with code ADAMHUSLERVB25% off our online platform full of yoga, sound and meditation, with code HONEST25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation) Hosted by @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler
#94 - Julie Montagu - 'American Aristocrat' and 20+ Year Yoga Teacher
Aug 15 2023
#94 - Julie Montagu - 'American Aristocrat' and 20+ Year Yoga Teacher
Julie Montagu (@juliemontagu) is a television presenter and yoga teacher; her most recent series is ‘An American Aristocrat’s Guide to Great Estates’ has aired in the UK and US. Julie is the founder of Whole Self Yoga, which provides 200-hour teacher training courses as well as short courses and retreats.  She is also the author of four best-selling books: ‘Superfoods’, ‘Eat Real Food’, Superfoods Superfast’ and ‘Recharge: A Year of Self-Care to Focus on You’. Julie is married with four children, and divides her time between London and Dorset, where she works with her husband Luke managing and developing Mapperton Estate.WHAT YOU’LL LEARN Whether Julie missed the hustle of teaching in London, having moved to her estate during covid How Julie went about starting her yoga career over 20yrs ago Why it’s important to turn up and teach regardless if no one shows up to a class How Julie brought yoga into her parenting Finding ways to balance life, work and own practice whilst knowing it changes over time Finding ways to be grateful in the day and how to foster being grateful if it doesn’t naturally come to youHow Julie tries to navigate her two path career now with her online yoga and renovating her family stately home About Julie’s latest renovation projects with re-wildling and adding creatures to the estate to help with this How Meghan Markle’s marriage into the royal catalysed a presenting career for Julie PERKS FOR YOU10% off Innermost protein and supplements with code ADAMH-1010% off Liforme yoga mats with code HUSLER10 10% off Colorful Standard clothing with code ADAMHUSLERCS1010% off Vivobarefoot with code ADAMHUSLERVB25% off our online platform full of yoga, sound and meditation, with code HONEST25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation) Hosted by @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler
#93 - MAUDE HIRST - on  working towards self love and guiding people on their meditation journey
Jul 30 2023
#93 - MAUDE HIRST - on working towards self love and guiding people on their meditation journey
Maude Hirst (@maudehirst), the founder of the bespoke meditation company EnergyRise, specialising in making meditation accessible to all. Maude is an actor (best known for her role as Helga in “Vikings") turned leading meditation practitioner based in London and runs a virtual members club for the mind, a meditation app and wellness retreats. She teaches meditation and Energy Healing globally. Her classes deliver an empowering internal experience, encouraging people to find personal well-being to improve both mental and physical health.WHAT YOU’LL LEARN What led Maude to working towards self love in order to fall in loveWhy it’s important to learn from each relationship and move forward with it About the value of being with yourself in meditation The best ways to get into meditation and start a practice Why it’s important to keep working on yourself rather than simply spiritual bypassing Maude’s thoughts on why it’s important to keep exploring different types of meditation About learning to tune into your body and feelings & why it’s important to relearn this skill How yoga helped Maude delve into her own body and intuition Maude’s thoughts on making meditation and mindfulness more accessible in schools and how this can help kids long term How shifting careers can help shift mindset and how Maude saw herself The best dinner party question to ask instead of “what do you do for work?”Ways to deal with social situations when you feel overwhelmed by them What impact nature has on mental health and wellbeing What mantra or saying does Maude say at the end of a practice ERKS FOR YOU10% off Innermost protein and supplements with code ADAMH-1010% off Liforme yoga mats with code HUSLER10 10% off Colorful Standard clothing with code ADAMHUSLERCS1010% off Vivobarefoot with code ADAMHUSLERVB25% off our online platform full of yoga, sound and meditation, with code HONEST25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation) Hosted by @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler
#92 - REBECCA ANDERTON-DAVIES - On using the Shifting the Dials Structure to stay fulfilled, healthy and happy in every element of life.
Jul 18 2023
#92 - REBECCA ANDERTON-DAVIES - On using the Shifting the Dials Structure to stay fulfilled, healthy and happy in every element of life.
Rebecca Anderton-Davies (@rebecca.anderton.davies ) is a trailblazing senior investment banker, yoga practitioner, author, wife, and mother of two young sons, based in London. She has over 15 years experience as a successful banker, first as a currency sales-trader and now as a relationship manager, she is a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs. While building her successful corporate career, she fell into yoga (literally getting hit by a truck and turning to it to heal), she has built two lnstagram communities with a follower count of nearly 300k: her personal account where she shares her unique combination of yoga, career and family life, and her yoga community account. She published her first book - The Book of Yoga Self Practice - with Yellow Kite in 2020. Her latest book - Shifting the Dials - is out now; a ground-breaking, fresh new approach on how to thrive in your career, your family life and your personal life, all at the same time. Shifting the Dials is an innovative guide to having a flexible, empowering perspective on working life - not seeing work and life as a simple binary, but a series of multi-dimensional and constantly evolving priorities that takes into account work, family, marriage and life goals. With case studies, prompts and questions, this book asks readers to reflect on their own personal priorities in order to create a plan that is unique to their individual needs. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN Rebecca's Shifting the Dials structure and how she’s always used structure in her own life to achieve so much, in so many different area of lifeHow someone tunes into which dial needs to be shifted at a particular time What’s the reflection process in the dials system and why its important to important to build intention in to your chosen goalsWhy we need to change the conversations around building resilience and grit especially for young people entering work now How important Rebecca’s yoga practice is to her and her lifeAbout the experience of pregnancy on a woman’s yoga practice Why we can all be nodes for change within our own network PERKS FOR YOU10% off Innermost protein and supplements with code ADAMH-1010% off Liforme yoga mats with code HUSLER10 10% off Colorful Standard clothing with code ADAMHUSLERCS1010% off Vivobarefoot with code ADAMHUSLERVB25% off our online platform full of yoga, sound and meditation, with code HONEST25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation) Hosted by @adamhusler and @iamhollyhusler