A letter to the white ‘Yoga and Social Justice’ workshop leader who accidentally sold the dynamics she was claiming to dismantle.
Right Action or Performative Propaganda?
I recently attended a disastrous yoga workshop about action and collective change. I’m pretty wary of the mainstream yoga world, but even I was shocked at the disconnect between the message and the methods. I’m not sure how or why this celebrity-status teacher thought that perpetuating dynamics of oppression and harm on the mat would … Read the rest
Context, Conversation, and Consent- A Perspective on Touch and Teaching
I love that teachers and studios are beginning to acknowledge the importance of consent. Consent cards are a great first step, and far superior to touching without asking, but I hope the yoga world will take the conversation quite a bit farther. With much respect for my friends and colleagues … Read the rest