Lessons in Conference Planning – After Boundaries and Bridges 2019

2019-06-10T20:01:05+00:00

The Inspiration - why host a conference about bad stuff? On May 25, Yoga Outreach hosted its first ever conference: Exploring Boundaries, Building Bridges: Connecting Yoga, community, and self. We started by booking Matthew Remski, who had recently published a book about the aftermath of sexual abuse revelations in a well-known yoga community. While planning this author visit, we realized that there was even more to talk about. In the case of Pattabhi Jois, victims were fearful of coming forward against this popular important leader, and communities around the world reacted with complete denial, vicious anger, or suggestions that victims simply [...]

Lessons in Conference Planning – After Boundaries and Bridges 20192019-06-10T20:01:05+00:00

Our Board Chair On Volunteering with Yoga Outreach

2018-04-18T12:09:55+00:00

Tell me how you first got involved in with YO? I can't believe it's been 10 year since I first got involved in YO! In 2007, I was a brand new baby lawyer and about to start working with marginalized clients in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. I was also a pretty devoted yoga practitioner and wanted to explore how I could combine these two things that were so important to me. I'm pretty sure I actually googled "yoga" and "outreach" - or maybe it was "yoga" and "prisons" - and I found Yoga Outreach. I was so excited that there was an [...]

Our Board Chair On Volunteering with Yoga Outreach2018-04-18T12:09:55+00:00

Podcast – Dr. Joanne Baker Executive Director

2016-07-09T11:29:30+00:00

We are super thrilled to have an interview with our ROWY program partner! Dr. Joanne baker, Executive Director fro the BC Society of Transition Houses discusses the research aspects of this project to bring yoga to women and children fleeing violence in BC.   Listen HERE   For more information please visit BC Society of Transition Houses

Podcast – Dr. Joanne Baker Executive Director2016-07-09T11:29:30+00:00

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