Tag Archives: accessibility

yoga journal almost gets “yoga for all” right

yoga journal almost gets “yoga for all” right

Oh, this again. The latest issue of Yoga Journal (June 2017) is on the theme of “yoga for all.” We know this because it is loudly proclaimed at the top of the front cover (aka the money spot, visible from anywhere on the newsstand).Read more

embracing the whole: end of summer yoga retreat

embracing the whole: end of summer yoga retreat

Summer might feel like it’s going to last forever, but like all good things it will eventually come to an end. Keep the summer vibe alive with a Labour Day weekend retreat in rural Quebec. Enjoy typical long weekend cottage times, sunshine and lakeside lounging, elevated by a feeling of community and nourishing yoga and ayurveda practices to support the transition back to the scheduled life of work or school.… Read more

yoga & access conference: academics tackle questions of inclusion in yoga communitiesYoga nerds unite! I was thrilled to discover that University of California, Berkeley will host a conference on the theme of “Yoga and Access: Questions of Inclusion” on Friday, April 25, 2014. They’ve put out a call for papers, with a December 1, 2013 deadline.… Read more

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yoga & access conference: academics tackle questions of inclusion in yoga communities

Yoga nerds unite! I was thrilled to discover that University of California, Berkeley will host a conference on the theme of “Yoga and Access: Questions of Inclusion” on Friday, April 25, 2014. They’ve put out a call for papers, with a December 1, 2013 deadline.… Read more

sacred justice: where yoga, solidarity & activism meet (workshop review)

sacred justice: where yoga, solidarity & activism meet (workshop review)

A couple of activist yogis from Vancouver just finished taking their yoga and solidarity workshop across the country with stops in Kitchener, Toronto and Montreal. IAYB wasn’t able to attend the Montreal edition, but special correspondent Earth Energy Reader was there.Read more

yoga for youth in diverse spaces (montreal workshop)

handsNew Leaf Yoga Foundation will be in Montreal on May 10 – 12 to present a yoga for youth workshop. Reaching In, Reaching Out is a weekend workshop exploring the techniques and skills needed to teach yoga to youth within diverse and sensitive environments, including:

  • Practical ways to lead yoga classes that suit the needs of youth
  • How to teach from a place of inquiry in order to foster more inclusive spaces
  • Methods to engage young people and manage challenges in class settings
  • Strategies for cultivating self-care

This workshop is geared towards yoga instructors seeking to bring yoga to adolescent populations, as well as those interested in learning how to foster inclusive spaces within yoga studios.… Read more