“Finding Meaning Within Suffering” – An Interview with Yogarupa Rod Stryker by Dr. Jason Loken on the Inspire Health Podcast, May 2020

May 4, 2020 | Interviews, News

In today’s episode, world-renowned yoga and meditation teacher, Rod Stryker, shares with us the vast experience and wisdom that he has accumulated over the past 40 years.

Join us today as Rod helps us to better understand the value in suffering, the importance of connecting to breath and body sensation, and some sage advice on how we can use uncertainty and challenge as a catalyst for self discovery.


  • Understand how challenge and suffering is part of the path to self discovery
  • Discover the 4 Desires and how they can assist us in finding our Dharma.
  • Learn how to deal with suffering more skilfully through the parable of the well-known Buddhist story about the second arrow.
  • Gain insight into the overlap between thoughts, experiences, desires and Samskara.
  • Learn how to recognize and break unsupportive habits.


About Dr. Jason Loken, ND and the Inspire Health Podcast:

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Dr. Jason Loken is passionate about constantly researching and investigating different approaches to health and wellness and strives to speak to various experts in the field to better understand what works.

With a reach of over 1 million, and episodes having over 12,000 downloads, Inspire Health Podcast is listened to around the world. Countries include USA, Canada, Germany, Lithuania, Qatar, UK, Australia, Greece, China, and the Philippines.

With over 20 years in Natural health care and 15 years plus of post-secondary education Dr. Jason Loken is committed to helping you reach your optimal health goals. Dr. Loken is a Naturopathic Doctor, an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner, a former Registered Massage Therapist (1995-1999), and is currently completing his PhD in Integrative Medicine. He is a member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, and the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners.