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

How do you know if you’re Spiritually Bypassing?

2019-05-06T11:22:13+00:00

"A yoga studio can be this weird place where you do something together but remain alone, boundaried by a strip of rubber, a Mona-Lisa smile, and a fixed gaze. The premise is that “going inside” is all that’s needed for your life — and all life — to improve. That can be framed in the jargons of self-improvement or spirituality, equally. " -- Matthew Remski, author  Yoga Outreach had the opportunity to interview Matthew Remski, author, yoga-culture critic, and keynote speaker at Exploring Boundaries, Building Bridges: Connecting Yoga, community, and self YO: The term Spiritual Bypassing (SB) is becoming more common [...]

How do you know if you’re Spiritually Bypassing?2019-05-06T11:22:13+00:00

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