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Occupy Wall Street

Yogis found their heartspace and practiced their yoga on the steps of city hall, Tuesday November 1st, as part of the #OccupyLA movement. A list of big names who showed up, along with 100 other yogis on mats (NYC was too crowded), included Ashley Turner, Kia Miller, James Brown, Saul David Raye, Mia Togo, Ally Hamilton, Brock Cahill, Vytas [...]

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Earlier this month, Yogis led by Off the Mat’s Seane Corn descended on #OccupyWallSt to demonstrate their support for “Love. Justice. Unity.” Other celebriyogs like Russell Simmons, Deepak Chopra and yoga hootenannier Michael Franti joined the cause. Next Tuesday the Off the Mat team moves to #OccupyLA and they’ve recruited a slew of festival headlining yogis to [...]

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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 [...]

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We speculated and now it shall be! While Russell Simmons, Michael Franti and Deepak Chopra made the news and joined the efforts of #OccupyWallSt, we were curious if any and which yogis would throw down their mats in solidarity. Enter yogactivist Seane Corn! We shouldn’t be surprised that the empowered maven of yoga Off the [...]

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Put on your drool catchers and positivity hats, because yoga darling Michael Franti has joined in #OccupyWallSt. According to the codpinknyc tweets Mr. Franti “came to listen,” but heyyy since he already had his guitar on him… Unfortunately, the NYPD broke up the jamboree, but not before Franti got in some reverse rabble rousing pop [...]

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More and more people are joining #OccupyWallSt now at Day 12, including yogis, and a celebriyogi leader, Russell Simmons. Sure there’s some controversy over whether or not yoga should mix with politics. Though, as we said in a previous statement, we view yoga in these cases as acts of community, not the yoga world uniting [...]

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Yoga, no bullshit. Protesters of the “Occupy Wall Street” movement have descended on lower Manhattan in the form of peaceful makeshift bed-ins and barricades in the name of freedom, and they plan to stay for a few months. Hoping to attract more than 20,000, the gathering drew maybe half a fraction of that amount when [...]

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