Jul 24, 2013

crowdfunding community: support donation-based yoga in vancouver

Back in the old days, if you wanted to start a community project, you had to get a bank loan or a second job or have a trust fund. But it’s 2013 and things are different now. Community Yoga Vancouver, a crew of enterprising and community-loving yogis,...

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Apr 15, 2013

hand knit yoga socks that will completely break your heart

Longtime IAYB readers know that I think yoga socks (and shoes) are pretty much the most ridiculous things ever. However, at the end of a long Montreal winter and slipping around on cold apartment floors, I’m ready to accept the reality. Sometimes you...

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Jul 4, 2012

living the practice: nikko snyder, from consumption to production

In this video from TEDxRegina, Nikko Snyder talks about her transformation from habitual consumption to creative production. Starting off with a year-long challenge to buy nothing new, she went on to learn how to garden, live off the grid and help others...

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May 28, 2012

how to start a yoga service revolution

Not all revolutions start in the streets. A revolution of the heart and mind may have more subtle origins. And sometimes you can start this revolution quietly, in your own community. Offering yoga to underserved populations is one of the most radical things...

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May 1, 2012

may day mindfulness: sit down & strike

It’s May Day, and the people are calling for a General Strike, a day without the 99%. After a winter of dormancy, the Occupy movement has been slowly awakening over the past weeks, and today there are actions planned around North America. Occupy Yoga...

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