#15 - Ulises Bella - The Street Dragon, Nonstop Chaos

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#15 - Ulises Bella - The Street Dragon, Nonstop Chaos

The long delayed interview with Grammy winning artist and Jiu Jitsu black belt, Ulises Bella of Ozomatli. Chris and Ben were able to sit down with him recently in Los Angeles at the Ghetto Dojo for a fun conversation full...

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#14 - Noble Smith - The Wisdom of the Shire

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#14 - Noble Smith - The Wisdom of the Shire

Datsusara founder and podcast host, Chris Odell has often been compared to a Hobbit by at least one member of the Datsusara team. So it's more than appropriate that this month's discussion is with award winning author of Wisdom of...

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#13 - Joe Henney - Industrial Designer, Father & Farmer.

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#13 - Joe Henney - Industrial Designer, Father & Farmer.

Chris Odell and co-host Ben Charles sit down with industrial designer, father and farmer Joe Henney. We talk about why he chose to work in the industrial design field, working as a freelancer, time management as a father, and life on his 6 acre farm. Related...

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#12 - Chris Odell - Ask Me Anything

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#12 - Chris Odell - Ask Me Anything

The second in our "Ask Me Anything"(AMA) style episodes with Datsusara founder Chris Odell and co-host Benjamin Charles. Chris answers the questions below that were submitted via social media and talks about winter challenges. I always hear about how hemp can...

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#11 - Matt Ross - Captain Fantastic

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#11 - Matt Ross - Captain Fantastic

Matt Ross is a film and television actor whom you may have seen in American Psycho, The Aviator, Big Love or Silicon Valley. He more recently wrote and directed a film called Captain Fantastic which is about a father completely...

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#10 - Richard Manning - Go Wild, Freedom from Modern Afflictions

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#10 - Richard Manning - Go Wild, Freedom from Modern Afflictions

Investigate journalist and author Richard Manning talks with us on a broad range of topics, from environmental issues to how to prevent disease by living more in accord with our genes. In particular we focus on issues covered in his book "Go Wild:...

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#9 - Antero Alli - Embrace the Void

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#9 - Antero Alli - Embrace the Void

Antero returns to the podcast to wax philosophical with Chris about various subjects ranging from personal integrity of action to the potential for bliss or terror created by freedom of time. Antero Alli comes from a deep background of writing, directing, and producing...

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#8 - Nathan Orchard & Phil Schwartz - Liberation, Violence, & Jiu Jitsu

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#8 - Nathan Orchard & Phil Schwartz - Liberation, Violence, & Jiu Jitsu

Nathan and Phil are founders of 10th Planet Portland, a branch of the 10th Planet no-gi Jiu Jitsu system. Nathan is a black belt and Phil a high level brown belt. Nathan has competed at the Eddie Bravo Invitational which...

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#7 - Rollie Peterkin - Leaving Wall Street to Become an MMA Fighter in Peru

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#7 - Rollie Peterkin - Leaving Wall Street to Become an MMA Fighter in Peru

Rollie Peterkin is an excellent example of a Datsusara as he left a lucrative career on Wall Street to become an MMA fighter in Peru. His journey doesn't stop there and you'll hear all about it in this episode. It's...

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#6 - Chris Odell - Ask Me Anything

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#6 - Chris Odell - Ask Me Anything

This is the first of our occasional "Ask Me Anything"(AMA) style episodes with Datsusara founder Chris Odell and co-host Benjamin Charles. Chris answers questions that were submitted via social media. Topics range from industrial hemp issues to which Star Trek captain...

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#5 - Mark Cheng - Training, Healing & Balance

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#5 - Mark Cheng - Training, Healing & Balance

Dr. Mark Cheng has carved a unique path in the world of human performance as both a sought-after clinician and a respected strength & conditioning coach / martial arts researcher. He talk to us about how he became a healer...

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#4 - Duncan Trussell - Escape Velocity Comedy

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#4 - Duncan Trussell - Escape Velocity Comedy

Duncan Trussell talks about his journey to becoming a successful comedian and podcaster, the energy it takes to set your own course, and his thoughts on the state of the human condition.Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comic, known for his podcast "The Duncan...

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#3 - Henry Akins - Hidden Jiu Jitsu

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#3 - Henry Akins - Hidden Jiu Jitsu

Henry Akins has been training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for over 20 years. He is a black belt under the legendary Rickson Gracie and taught at Rickson's school for 10 years. He currently teaches the art full time at Dynamix...

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#2 - Daniele Bolelli - On the Warrior's Path

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#2 - Daniele Bolelli - On the Warrior's Path

Daniele Bolelli is an Italian-born writer, martial artist, university professor, podcaster and father. He talks with us about his path to get where he is now and his trials along the way. We also discuss time management and other issues at...

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#1 - Antero Alli - Living Outside the Machine

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#1 - Antero Alli - Living Outside the Machine

Antero Alli is about as Datsusara as one can be as he has led a life of integrity independent of the corporate machine. He shares his history and tales of his adventures along the way along with advice on how to find yourself and stay...

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#0 - Chris Odell - Introduction to The Datsusara Podcast

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#0 - Chris Odell - Introduction to The Datsusara Podcast

Chris Odell with a brief introduction to help set the stage for what you can expect from the show.In this episode: • The definition of Datsusara• Chris' summarized Datsusara journey• The Datsusara way of life• Podcast format, guest standards and content• Self deprecation• Plug...

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