Tag Archives: accessibility

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

diversity training: do yoga teachers & YTT programs need it?

yoga-diversity

Inclusion and accessibility have become hot topics in the online yoga world. But is talking about it really enough? And what are some concrete ways to make traditional yoga spaces more inclusive and accessible? In this guest post, blogger Earth Energy Reader explains why diversity training for yoga teachers and yoga teacher training programs might be the missing piece.Read more

give yoga: support the acorn fund this holiday season

Stuff, stuff, stuff! Do we really need more stuff? Do we need to give more stuff?

This holiday season, give the gift of yoga by supporting the Acorn Fund. The Toronto-based fund offers annual grants to local organizations who help share yoga with those who would otherwise be unable to access the practice.… Read more