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For many years, Roni* was a guest host on "Beyond Words."

During her time on that radio show, she interviewed many interesting people from all walks of life.

Some of the people Roni* interviewed included a life coach (Lauren Sullivan), a Laughter Yoga Teacher (Sebastien Gendry) and a poet that encourages kids to write funny poetry (Kenn Nesbitt).

Roni* has also spoken with a Female Buddhist Monk (Reverend Houn Phoebe), an Ex-Porn Star (Kay Parker), a UCLA Sex Therapist (Dr. Laura Berman), and an Animal Communicator (Carol Gurney) - plus a few well-known people such as Art Linkletter, Phyllis Diller, Erica Jong, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Richard Bach, Terry Goodkind, Coleman Barks, Ira Glass, Nancy Milford and more!

Listen to the most recent interviews below, or for the others, see our archived programs.

July 2016 NOTE:
Please be patient as we covert our interview files to working formats.

Steve Hagen

Steve Hagen is a Zen priest and the author of Buddhism Plain and Simple and Buddhism Is Not What You Think. He teaches at Dharma Field Meditation and Learning Cernter. His latest book is Meditation Now or Never. Meditation is for anyone who would like to learn how to better appreciate their life here and now. And you don't have to be a Buddhist to do it.

Interviewed on Sept 1, 2007; "Beyond Words"
(54 minutes)

Dr. Schwartz and Dr. Forsyth

After twenty years of studying obsessive- compulsive disorder, Dr. Schwartz has physiological evidence to prove the Neuroplasticity of the brain. Listen to Roni*s interview with Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz, UCLA research professor of psychiatry and author of The Mind and The Brain and Brain Lock.

Interviewed on June 30, 2007; "Beyond Words"
(53 minutes)

Madan Kataria & Jeffrey Briar

Roni* interviews Dr. Madan Kataria, founder and creator of Laughter Yoga, and author of Laugh For No Reason,  and Jeffrey Briar, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, actor, and concert pianist (as seen on the Oprah Winfrey Show)

Visit the www.laughteryoga.org site.

Interviewed on ; "Beyond Words"
(53 minutes)

Lauren Sullivan & Sebastien Gendry

Lauren is a Certified Life Coach and talks about how to live your life with more passion! Her book is called Give Wings to Your Dreams. Sebastien is the founder of the American School of Laughter Yoga. He talks about how to put more laughter in your life! Laughter Yoga is based on the book: Laugh For No Reason by Dr. Madan Kataria.

Interviewed on July 31, 2006; "Beyond Words"
(53 minutes)

Kenn Nesbitt

Kenn Nesbitt started writing poems for kids in 1994. In 1998, he published his first collection of poetry, entitled My Foot Fell Asleep and he's been writing ever since! Read more about Kenn at his website, www.poetry4kids.com.

Interviewed on July 8, 2006; "Beyond Words"
(53 minutes)

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