If yoga is truly for everyone why does it lack so much in diversity? Yoga is booming in America, which means more and more people are getting on their mats to practice – that’s great! – but there’s something missing. You don’t have to look far – the nearest yoga class, yoga magazine, yoga festival [...]
‘How to Open the Practice to More People’ – Panel Discussion on Diversity in Yoga (Or Lack Thereof)
This clip of comedian Lewis Black on ‘The Daily Show’ Wednesday night is pretty hilarious, unless you’re from Texas. Even then, it’s hard to deny that Texas Governor Rick Perry got what we had coming to him when he tried to infiltrate NY and lure businesses away to the Lone Star State. Of course, Lewis [...]
Yoga Freedom Project Unites to Stop Sex Trafficking with Elena Brower, Suzanne Sterling, Dharma Mittra, Alan Finger and more
January 2012 is Yoga Freedom Month. Did you know? The yoga community has come together in unity in the past to support varying causes from cancer cures to rebuilding Haiti. Yoga Freedom Project, a new organization co-created by Off the Mat NYC leader Heather Snyder, is on a mission to unite the yoga community to help put an end to sex trafficking.
Read on to learn more from Heather about the cause and what we as a community can do about the issue of sex trafficking. In NYC? Come out for the big event on the 31st! Maybe we’ll see you there.
Yogis, Seane Corn, Off the Mat #OccupyWallSt [PHOTOS, VIDEO]
The yogactivists have arrived to #OccupyWallSt! “My heart is open, my mouth is ready, the hair is big, and my friends are waiting. Got everything I need to join in and change the world!!!!!” Seane Corn announced Monday morning before leading approximately 100ish+ yoga folk and surrounding yogific protestors in a call to action. It [...]