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Items in the category: Yoga
In this video interview, Sharon Gannon, co-founder of the Jivamukti Yoga Method, shares her insight on cultivating personal happiness and taking responsibility for your environment to create positive change in the world.
Yoga in the West is currently dominated by a single demographic group: wealthy white women. Is it any surprise, therefore, that many people of colour don’t feel comfortable practising in typical yoga spaces? This fourth episode in the Yoga and Diversity series explores people of colour in yoga.
What part has social media played in the rise of yoga in the mainstream? What are the pros and cons of spreading the yoga tradition through this fragmentary medium? Yoga practitioner/social media specialist Haley Overland explores these questions with the help of six prominent teachers.
If your yoga studio makes you feel uncomfortable about your body, you’re in the wrong place. (Hint: yoga has almost nothing to do with body size.) In this episode of the Yoga and Diversity documentary series, we explore inclusiveness in the yoga community from the perspective of size and body image.
For thousands of years, yoga was the exclusive domain of men. Now most yoga classes are dominated by women. We interviewed 10 (mostly male) yoga teachers to find out why and get some perspective on the role of men in modern yoga. We think you’ll be surprised by what they had to say.
A two-part article on the topic of yoga and body size, with advice and insight for both yoga teachers and round yogis. This second part focuses on insight for the round yogi.
Learn what happens when a yogi decides to share his teachings on yoga and meditation with an entire country, and that country decides to make yoga an official part of the national healthcare system.
A two-part article on the topic of yoga and body size, with advice and insight for both yoga teachers and round yogis. This first part focuses on advice for yoga teachers.
This second installment in the Yoga and Diversity documentary series explores inclusiveness in the yoga community from the perspective of gender and sexual identity. Are existing classes in commercial yoga studios truly open to members of the LGBTQ community or are separate classes the way to go?