Written by JJ Barnes
I interviewed yoga expert Gemma Nice about her podcast, Easyoga, what inspired her, and what she hopes to achieve through podcasting.
Tell me a bit about who you are.
My name is Gemma Nice and I help professional women who are trapped in the unhappy unhealthy and unsatisfying work life cycle which is causing them to feel old before their time unloved by those closest to them and is though their life has no meaning though the power of yoga and wellbeing. I too suffered with my relationship after many years of trying and now we have overcome those factors and have been together for over 21 years. I have suffered trauma through a miscarriage but we got over that and made our relationship stronger.
I am a 38 year old with 2 children. I was born in Brighton and I love outdoor walks and being in nature and I love spending time together as a family. We have backpacked around the world for 7 months in 2006. That was the best trip ever. We as a family love to travel and the children get to see the amazing world. I am into healthy eating but also am partial to chocolate. I love reading romance novels and health magazines. I love my life and everything about it.
How and why did you start podcasting?
I started because I was so passionate about my passion being yoga and wellbeing that I wanted to start a podcast. My friends kept telling me that I would be good at it so I thought I’d give it a try and I love it. I love sharing how yoga makes you feel and how much wellbeing has helped me to get through difficult times in my past.
What is your current podcast called, and how did you come up with the name?
Its called Easyoga – All Things Yoga and I came up with the name because my company is called Easyoga and I love talking about all things yoga and wellbeing so thought that was a good name.
What platforms can we find Easyoga on?
Its on the platforms – Apple, Spotify, Castbox, wherever you go to get your podcasts, its on there. Juts search Easyoga All Things Yoga and it will pop up.
What is Easyoga about?
Yoga, Wellbeing, Journaling, Nutrition, Meditation and Relationships.
Do you host Easyoga alone, or have guest hosts/partners?
Both, I have guests on to talking about the same kind of thing but then I also do solo episodes.
Do you edit Easyoga or have someone who does it for you?
I edit it myself using a software program called Audacity.
Do you script Easyoga, or just chat as you go?
I just chat as I go. I find it easier that way.
How has Easyoga or developed since you began?
There are more people who listen now and I’ve had some great feedback from it.
What are you biggest challenges with Easyoga?
To not go over the same stuff I have in previous episodes but I still can talk about a lot so its ok.
What are your favourite podcasts to listen to?
Sarah Louise Sutton – ExpandHer Podcast. She is great and such an inspiration.
How and where do you promote your podcast?
I promote it on Instagram Stories, Pintrest, Linkedin, and my email list.
Do you earn money from podcasting, or is it a hobby?
No I haven’t been paid through it. It’s kind of a hobby but goes with my business Easyoga.
What’s something you never expected about podcasting? What have you learned that surprised you?
That it would be hard to come up with new content each week but I’m getting there. I’ve learned that when I have guests on my show, I learn a lot form them even though they are in my area of expertise.
What is the first piece of advice you would give to anyone inspired to start podcasting?
Just go for it and enjoy it. I love talking on mine. If you’ve got a passion, then just go with it and let it flow.
And, finally, are your proud of what you’re accomplishing with your podcast?
Is it worth the effort? Yes I love it and all that its become. Yes it really is worth the effort as I love sharing my knowledge with people.
Pop all your work, website and social media links here so the readers can find you:
EasYoga Website is : https://www.easyoga.co.uk
Easyoga Webinar https://youtu.be/Xge9HGz61f8
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/yogigemma/
Pintrest – https://www.pinterest.com/YogiGemma
Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/easyogaonetone
Twitter – https://www.twitter.com/@easyogagemma
EasYoga Podcast – https://castbox.fm/ch/2119579
Insight Timer Meditation App – https://insighttimer.com/yogigemma