Finding Your Way Through Stress With Jiu Jitsu with Steven Kasten (Episode 48)

Dr. Doni Wilson's Podcast: How Humans Heal
Dr. Doni speaks with Steven Kasten about mastering stress and the stress response through Jiu Jitsu and how it can inspire participants to take better care of themselves. 

In today’s episode of How Humans Heal, Dr. Doni got to speak with Steven Kasten. As the owner and head instructor of 10th Planet on Long Island and martial art practitioner of 20+ years, Steven has made it his lifelong goal to show people how deeply Jiu-Jitsu can affect us. He teaches how to use Jiu-Jitsu not only for self defense and competition but as a way of building self awareness and creating a healthier holistic lifestyle. 

In this episode we talk about:

  • What is Jiu Jitsu and what lead Steve to devote his life to it 
  • Why more and more people are choosing Jiu Jitsu over other forms for martial arts 
  • What makes Jiu Jitsu a form of mindfulness and way of understanding ourselves better 
  • Mastering stress and the stress response through Jiu Jitsu 
  • How finding the path of least resistance becomes a common theme 
  • How Jiu Jitsu inspires participants to take better care of themselves 
  • Setting aside labels and ego to know ourselves better 
  • And more!

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