The practice of justice, equity and inclusion requires diligence and patience. You return again and again to be confronted by the same challenges. Through a daily practice and analysis, you develop the skills to navigate systems that reinforce oppression, systems that are designed to be invisible to those with power and privilege. It is only … Continue reading What you allow, continues.
The Butterfly Effect
Do we accept the world as it is or do we work for the world as it could be? There is a concept called the “Butter Fly Effect.” It basically says that every action we take has far reaching implications; that a butterfly wings breeze can change the weather 200, 400, 1000 miles away. It … Continue reading The Butterfly Effect
How can you talk about yoga, uteruses and transformation at the same time?
In preparation for the 200 hour yoga school collaborative effort between Love Light Yoga and the Equity Collective, each teacher is lending their voice and interpretation to justice, liberation or leadership. Join us! In this blog, Beth Zyglebaum, Owner of Leela Yoga Alameda reflects on how yoga philosophy gives a perfect outline for participating in transformation. … Continue reading How can you talk about yoga, uteruses and transformation at the same time?
Tiny Yoga Class: Peace and Power
Tiny Yoga Class: Poses for Peace and Power Yin Yoga and Social Justice: September 23-28th at Hollyhock Cortes Yin is always in relationship to something else, the b side, or heads to tails. Yin is feminine, yielding, solitary and fluid. It is the antidote to the fast pace of over performing and over doing. Yin … Continue reading Tiny Yoga Class: Peace and Power
ABC’s of Justice, Part Two
Over the years we have collected a lot of links to amazing articles and videos to support the work we all do in the world. In part one and two, we have shared these articles arranged in alphabetical order. Please share any articles that you know in the comments. MINDFUL and Magic Nurturing Openness Play Questioning … Continue reading ABC’s of Justice, Part Two
ABC’s of Justice, part One
Over the years we have collected a lot of links to amazing articles and videos to support the work we all do in the world. In part one and two, we have shared these articles arranged in alphabetical order. Please share any articles that you know in the comments. Attention Being Present Connection Discipline Embodiment … Continue reading ABC’s of Justice, part One
Tiny Yoga Class for Liberation
Playlist-15 minutes Las Cafeteras-It’s movement time Borders-ST. Beauty Peace Train-Cat Stevens Yin Yoga is the humbling practice of making decisions, sitting in sensations and discomfort, and adapting the circumstances as opportunities arise. As yin yogis, we are forced to embrace our differences and abilities as our super-powers, to speak truth to how our bodies are … Continue reading Tiny Yoga Class for Liberation
A is for Activist is obvious. Author Innosanto Nagra has also written Counting on Community, these two books are a great starting place for conversation about the world. Rad American Women A-Z and Rad Women World Wide by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl provide a primer on all the amazing things that women do. Long Hair, Don't Care is a picture book for boys that don't fit the cultural norm.
Multiverse:How do we fix what is broken?
The Equity Collective collaborated with the Ragged Wing on the development of the script ideas and support of cast and directors through the creation of this piece. It was an opportunity for the cast to explore bias and began with months of very vulnerable discussion. A six month process, this script and performance were created by Rachel … Continue reading Multiverse:How do we fix what is broken?
Migration and Butterflies
As a leader of the ‘RAPtivism’ project, Fukushima has done solidarity building work through hip-hop from the United States and to France, Morocco, Japan, Germany, England, South Africa, Senegal, India, Denmark and beyond. As a vocalist, Fukushima’s musical sound consists of an unparalleled style blending soulful melodies, poetic lyricism, looping and beatboxing.