Dylan Werner is a former U.S. Marine Corps firefighter and wrestler turned world-famous yoga instructor. After completing a tour of Iraq he spent eight years as a paramedic and firefighter in California. He then found yoga through martial arts, eventually deciding he wanted to dedicate his life to the practice. Today he has given more than 400 workshops in over 60 countries, taught at some of the world’s most prestigious yoga studios and inspires millions on social media.
00:00 | Trailer
02:36 | Brian’s thoughts on the episode
03:31 | Brian’s introduction
04:01 | Dylan’s movement journey and influencers
09:35 | Language is very limiting in describing what Yoga is
11:56 | Something that is true is only in this present moment
20:05 | Dylan has always felt a mind and body connection in any of the extreme sports he has done
24:08 | Dylan’s perspective on his past life since taking up yoga
27:09 | The big influence on Dylan’s young life he would have viewed differently
32:43 | What yoga is not
34:10 | The present moment confronts you with who you are, there is nothing to hide behind
37:42 | How Dylan came to yoga and fame
50:47 | Thinking about the meaning of his life and what is his purpose
54:38 | Western culture finds giving of one’s self and being of service, hard to follow
56:13 | Why he posts pictures on Instagram
59:42 | What yoga is and its different types
1:16:13 | What hand balancing has taught him
1:20:03 | Fighting to achieve, there are five things needed to do this
1:25:12 | Nature is a reflection of the inner truth of the self
1:30:10 | The vision quest: the 12 guiding principles
1:41:12 | Controlling the mind is a process one continually has to practice
1:43:21 | PTSD is a different experience for each one who has it and how he was able to get rid of his
1:48:08 | Movement is essential
1:50:00 | If you stop moving, you start dying
1:53:43 | What is Dylan’s purpose
1:58:40 | Dylan’s time in the Marines
2:00:32 | Being present
2:04:00 | Dylan shares his first experience of drugs
2:08:50 | Everything is interconnected and interdependent on everything we all do in the universe
2:14:28 | What scares Dylan
2:17:09 | Phone call to the 20 years old Dylan
2:19:37 | Best advice he ever received
2:22:16 | Success secrets
2:23:42 | You are your greatest and only teacher
2:25:09 | Brian’s summing up.
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