In our last blog post we laid out why this work is important to us as Iyengar yoga practitioners. If you have not read it yet, check it out here. One of our calls to action is to start a Social Justice and Yoga Study Group. Below are some considerations when starting such a group… Continue reading Starting a Social Justice Yoga Study Group
This Work is for All of Us: The Kriya Yoga of Anti-Racism
“Yoga is firstly for individual growth, but through the individual, society and community develop.” ~ BKS Iyengar, Tree of Yoga Most of us in the USA are busy getting by. Maybe you have a college degree, or post-college degrees, or not. Maybe you have children, maybe a partner, or not. You may own a home… Continue reading This Work is for All of Us: The Kriya Yoga of Anti-Racism
Is My Yoga Studio a “White Space”?
By Hong Gwi-Seok I first learned the term “white space” to describe the blanks on the page of a poem where there is no text. You know, emptiness. But I’ve come to hear it and apply it as a concept used by POC (people of color) to describe a place that is not empty, but… Continue reading Is My Yoga Studio a “White Space”?
Welcome to the Ahimsa in Action Blog!
Hi, We're glad you're here. This project was inspired by a collaborative, well attended workshop at the recent 2019 Iyengar Yoga Convention in Dallas named 'Ahimsa in Action: Race, Social Justice, and Iyengar Yoga Community' and a growing surge of interest in the rich overlap of our yoga practice, evolving communities, and healing justice work.… Continue reading Welcome to the Ahimsa in Action Blog!