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?
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
For the last six years, I have worked with World Trust Educational Services. I’ve written three volumes of curriculum and a parent lesson plan for talking to your kids about race. Additionally, I travel around the country to support people through a deeper understanding of systems based on the film Cracking the Codes: the System … Continue reading Systems of Oppression
Without a ‘deep dive’ inward, organizations “remain stuck in ‘do-gooder’ mode and continue to distribute annual reports to board members and potential funders to perpetuate tired, warped narratives.”
The Equity Collective is in partnership with Love Light Yoga in Vancouver Canada. Together we offer a Yin Yoga, Justice and Liberation curriculum several times a year. September 23-28 of 2018 we will offer a session at Hollyhock. For more information you can go here or here. Below is the reflection of one of our … Continue reading Yoga, Justice and Liberation
https://youtu.be/FQbHlSJMDDw David Enders is the author of Baghdad Bulletin, an account of his reporting on the American occupation of Iraq. He has reported and produced from the Middle East, Europe and the US for outlets ranging from Al Jazeera English's People and Power to The Nation, The New York Times and The Virginia Quarterly Review. … Continue reading Journalism and Oppression
Lott Hill is the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at University of the Pacific in California. He has taught classes in creative writing, cultural studies, journalism, service-learning, and collaborative portfolio development. His work in faculty development and student learning is underpinned by the principles and practices of social and restorative justice, civic … Continue reading Accountability
Over the last week, I have had a number of conversations with friends and clients about a myriad of subjects. Yet, they all ladder back to honesty and how to be authentic. I have dissected the intent of Baldwin with a Bernie supporter, talked about the intersection of class and race with a C-suite mentor, … Continue reading Honesty and Healing
On Tuesday night "The Wrong Way to Save Your Life," was released by Equity Collective's collaborator Megan Stielstra. It was awesome and fun and literary and groundbreaking. There were old fashions and tears and reunions of people that have been working together for decades. People that now fan across the country and globe. Megan was … Continue reading What would Gwendolyn Brooks Do?
The point of my work, why I do the things I do, is to make the world a safer place for my son. He was my point of radicalization. He is what gets me up in the morning and keeps me moving when I am tired of talking to white people about how to do … Continue reading Call to Action