Community and Skill Building Call for YIA Leaders: Free Webinar
Mar
8
3:00 PM15:00

Community and Skill Building Call for YIA Leaders: Free Webinar

Calling All Yoga In Action Leaders… WE WANT TO CONNECT WITH YOU  (even if we haven’t heard from you in awhile).  Registration is free.

1 session, 90 min.

During this call we want to share with you some best practices around bringing in themes of inclusivity and social justice into the YIA curriculum.  We also want to hear from you as to what support you might need as facilitators and also what your community needs might be. So this call will be part listening and dialogue and part training and skill building. 

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Yoga in Action In-Person Introductory Workshop: Left Coast Power Yoga
Mar
10
12:30 PM12:30

Yoga in Action In-Person Introductory Workshop: Left Coast Power Yoga

Yoga in Action Introductory Workshop

These small circles of change are an opportunity to build community around yoga and service, develop relationships with other yogis and activists in your area, and collaborate on creating real change. Participants journey from inward witnessing and acceptance to outward purposeful and accountable action within their communities and the outside world.

In this workshop you will:
• Connect to your authentic purpose through the process of yoga
• Develop communication tools / practices to put purpose into action in a sustainable way
• Cultivate community and support to make a difference in the world

Saturday, March 10
12:30 - 3:30 pm
554 16th Street, Oakland CA 94605

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Foundational Concepts in Social Justice: Online Course
Apr
10
4:15 PM16:15

Foundational Concepts in Social Justice: Online Course

We created this course as a response to hearing again and again from people who want to make a difference but don’t know where to begin; people who are interested in social justice but overwhelmed by the magnitude of inequality and oppression in the world.  This course will provide the grounding and connection to take your practice to the next level and find your place in larger movements for social change.

Tues/Thurs April 10 - 26, 2018
(6 sessions: April 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 & 26)
4:15-5:45pm PT / 7:15-8:45pm ET

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Teaching Transformational Yoga: In-Person Training - Kripalu
May
4
to May 6

Teaching Transformational Yoga: In-Person Training - Kripalu

  • Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This training is designed for leaders on the front lines of transformational work, including yoga teachers, community leaders, organizers, and facilitators, who are ready to take their work to the next level. It is an immersive experience demanding radical healing and truth telling, calling each of us to reach our highest human potential as catalysts for real, long-term change.

It may be taken as part of Kripalu’s 1000-Hour Yoga Teacher Training or as a standalone program.

May 4 - 6, 2018
(Friday - Sunday)
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

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Into the Holy Land of the Lakota and Cheynene: Learning and Listening Tour
May
25
to May 31

Into the Holy Land of the Lakota and Cheynene: Learning and Listening Tour

  • Black Hills, ND United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Seane in South Dakota for her 2nd annual “Learning & Listening Tour” into the Holy Land of the Lakota and the Cheyenne!

We are thrilled to be able to offer this journey once again. Our trip to South Dakota this past July was so incredible, we hope that more of you are able to join us for this rich immersion, with an added focus on the Cheyenne tribal culture.

May 25 - 31, 2018
(Friday through Thursday)
Rapid City and the Black Hills, South Dakota

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Yoga for Self-Regulation and Trauma: Online Course
Oct
15
1:30 PM13:30

Yoga for Self-Regulation and Trauma: Online Course

This training is for yoga teachers who would like to work with individuals or communities with trauma. It is also for clinicians, social workers, medical personnel, or anyone else who would like to integrate basic yoga tools into their work to support greater health and well-being.

October 15 - 24, 2018
(5 sessions: Oct 15, 17, 19, 22, 24)
1:30-2:45pm PT / 4:30-5:45pm ET

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Yoga in Action Online Group: A Collective Flow
Jan
20
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga in Action Online Group: A Collective Flow

In this online training, with the support of a small group of peers, participants journey from inward witnessing and acceptance to outward purposeful and accountable action within their communities and the outside world.

Saturdays, January 20 - March 17
7:00 - 8:30am PT / 9:00 - 10:30am CT / 10:00 - 11:30am ET
(9 sessions: No meeting Feb. 17 & 24)

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Yoga for Self-Regulation and Trauma: Course Recording
Oct
21
2:00 PM14:00

Yoga for Self-Regulation and Trauma: Course Recording

The goal of a trauma-informed yoga practice is to build resiliency and establish greater self-regulation. A trauma-informed yoga practice is sensitive to the needs of a participant with trauma symptoms and offers them tools to feel safe, empowered, and self-regulated.

This training is for yoga teachers who would like to work with individuals or communities with trauma. It is also for clinicians, social workers, medical personnel, or anyone else who would like to integrate basic yoga tools into their work to support greater health and well-being.

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Practical Tools for Talking with Other Whites about Racism: Course Recording
Jun
13
3:00 PM15:00

Practical Tools for Talking with Other Whites about Racism: Course Recording

For white yoga teachers, students, healers, and therapists: how can we be effective white allies in the work of dismantling racism? What do we need to unlearn about race, whiteness, and privilege as we work towards racial justice? This interactive course will offer yoga and meditation practices that can help those of us who are white sit with the discomfort of the process and cultivate transformational ways of relating to one another across racial differences. We will also learn practical tools for talking with other whites about racism.

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Trauma Social Justice and Embodied Practice: Course Recording
May
6
2:30 PM14:30

Trauma Social Justice and Embodied Practice: Course Recording

In this workshop we will be sharing a yogic, somatic, and socio-political framework of personal, interpersonal, and systemic trauma and how this manifests in individuals and their communities.  In addition to exploring tools from the growing field of trauma research, yoga, and mindfulness, we will be investigating the link between personal trauma and institutionalized and normalized systems of oppression.

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Yoga Purpose and Action: Course Recording
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

Yoga Purpose and Action: Course Recording

If you are unable to attend OTM’s most popular training in person, this is the next best thing!  Join OTM founders Seane Corn, Hala Khouri, and Suzanne Sterling on a journey from the inside out.  Through understanding the mind/body connection, the role that trauma plays in shaping us, and how to express your authentic self, we will guide you towards discovering your role in making the world a better place.

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Yoga to Transform Trauma: Course Recording
Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

Yoga to Transform Trauma: Course Recording

If you have experienced trauma, are exposed to others struggling with trauma’s impact, or are dealing with the stress of everyday life, yoga can help you. Yet sometimes people don’t feel comfortable in yoga classes, and this can be due to many reasons such as feeling intimidated by the practice, not feeling like you fit in, or finding that the practice makes you feel more anxious or out of balance.

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The Myth of Unity: Course Recording
Mar
23
2:00 PM14:00

The Myth of Unity: Course Recording

Join Seane and Kerri for a provocative conversation about spirituality, the state of the world, and what it means to say we are all One.  Yogis love to talk about Namaste and interconnection, but do we have the right? Is Unity true or is it a myth? We live in a world divided by race, class, religion, and identity.  How do we resolve all these divisions and find the spirit of connection so many of us desire?

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Beyond Duality - Introduction to Social Justice Concepts: Course Recording
May
1
2:00 PM14:00

Beyond Duality - Introduction to Social Justice Concepts: Course Recording

This training is for yogis willing to talk about race, equality and oppression with honesty & mindfulness.

The foundation of Yoga philosophy is the notion that we are all connected. As yogis, we strive for self-awareness and a compassionate heart. Deepening connection and investigating the role that we play in this web of life, is vital to any authentic awareness practice. This course is designed to be an introduction to foundational social justice concepts and how they apply to living with compassion and mindfulness. 

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The Do's and Don'ts of International Service: Course Recording
Apr
30
2:00 PM14:00

The Do's and Don'ts of International Service: Course Recording

Are you curious about traveling to do service work abroad in communities that are struggling, or are you currently doing work outside your own community and feel that you need more skills and tools to be effective? Have you noticed that - even with the best intentions - simply being part of a dominant culture can actually impede one's understanding, communication, and ability to truly be of service? Are you interested in unpacking the complex issues of power and privilege so that our personal and organizational choices can contribute to greater empowerment for all? 

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The Trauma of Injustice: Course Recording
Mar
31
2:00 PM14:00

The Trauma of Injustice: Course Recording

Join Tessa and Hala for a dialogue exploring how injustice is a form of collective trauma that impacts us all. Inequality affects everyone, and if you're interested in healing yourself and being a part of healing others, understanding the roots and effects of systemic oppression and institutionalized racism must be a part of your inquiry. During these sessions we will look at how our individual identity is shaped by both our own personal histories and traumas as well as by our collective history as a diverse nation riddled by injustice.

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Yoga Justice and the Shadow: Course Recording
Jan
31
2:00 PM14:00

Yoga Justice and the Shadow: Course Recording

Yoga is a practice of making the unconscious conscious, it is a practice of investigating the lost, disconnected, stuck and defended parts of us.  It is a practice of compassion.  Join OTM founders Seane Corn and Hala Khouri in a 2-part course on what it means to be an advocate for social change from the inside out.  If you’re interested in seeing the world become a better place, curious about how to contribute or overwhelmed by the state of the world, join us for a conversation that will shed some light, offer guidance, and ultimately inspire you to be the change you wish to see.

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