Yoga Justice and the Shadow: Course Recording
Jan
31
to Jan 31

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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The Trauma of Injustice: Course Recording
Mar
31
to Mar 31

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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The Do's and Don'ts of International Service: Course Recording
Apr
30
to Apr 30

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

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 Myth of Unity: Course Recording
Mar
23
to Mar 23

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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Trauma Social Justice and Embodied Practice: Course Recording
May
6
to May 6

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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Practical Tools for Talking with Other Whites about Racism: Course Recording
Jun
13
to Jun 13

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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Yoga for Anxiety and Trauma: Course Recording
Dec
20
to Dec 20

Yoga for Anxiety and 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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Yoga for Self-Regulation and Trauma: Course Recording
Mar
5
to Mar 5

Yoga for Self-Regulation and Trauma: Course Recording

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.

Recorded March, 2019
(5 sessions, 75min each*)

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Accessible Yoga: Equality & Transformation with Jivana Heyman (Online Course)
Oct
28
to Nov 1

Accessible Yoga: Equality & Transformation with Jivana Heyman (Online Course)

This course will explore the revolutionary practice of yoga, a practice that can transform our inner landscape and also transform the world. Diving deep into the teachings we’ll search for the essence of the practice and consider how to bring yoga into our lives in simple and effective ways.

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Rituals for the Modern Activist: In-Person Leadership Intensive
Sep
10
to Sep 13

Rituals for the Modern Activist: In-Person Leadership Intensive

It is time for the collective to reconnect with self, community, the earth and Source. White supremacy and oppression have separated us from the earth, our inner knowing, one another, and Spirit. Remembering the ancient art of ritual or practices that reconnect can offer ways to heal ourselves and the collective. with Suzanne Sterling, Michelle C. Johnson, & Susanna Barkataki
Asheville Yoga Center

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Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Seattle with Hala Khouri, Suzanne Sterling and Nikki Myers
Oct
12
to Oct 16

Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Seattle with Hala Khouri, Suzanne Sterling and Nikki Myers

Join us for Yoga, Purpose & Action with Hala Khouri, Suzanne Sterling and Nikki Myers at 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle for this 5-day leadership intensive designed for anyone wanting to discover, refine or expand their purpose in the world and live a life dedicated to justice and inside out transformation. 

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Voice of Change with Suzanne Sterling (Online Course)
Sep
10
to Sep 26

Voice of Change with Suzanne Sterling (Online Course)

Voice of Change with Suzanne Sterling is designed to develop and strengthen your ability to live, express, and embody your truth. We will explore ways to heal the deep-seated patterns and stories that keep us silent & invisible, uncover the soul of expression that lives inside you, and celebrate your creativity & artistry in powerful ways.

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Yoga For Classrooms: Models to integrate yoga in your school community
Jul
22
to Jul 29

Yoga For Classrooms: Models to integrate yoga in your school community

This intensive is designed for anyone interested in integrating yoga and mindfulness in a school setting. You'll learn how Yoga Foster positions the educator as central to the work, fundraises effectively for programs, and designs tools and techniques that serve the diverse needs of educators and students in the classroom.

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Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Rhinebeck NY: In-Person Leadership Intensive
Jul
22
to Jul 26

Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Rhinebeck NY: In-Person Leadership Intensive

  • Omega Institue for Holistic Studies (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Yoga, Purpose and Action 2.0 is a 5 day leadership intensive for anyone wanting to discover, refine or expand their purpose in the world and live a life dedicated to justice and inside out transformation. 

July 22 - 26, 2019 (Mon - Fri)
(arrival on Weekday, Sunday, 7/21 recommended)

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Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Santa Monica CA: In-Person Leadership Intensive
Apr
22
to Apr 26

Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Santa Monica CA: In-Person Leadership Intensive

Yoga, Purpose and Action 2.0 is a 5 day leadership intensive for anyone wanting to discover, refine or expand their purpose in the world and live a life dedicated to justice and inside out transformation. 

April 22 - 26, 2019 (Mon - Fri)
(arrival on Sunday, April 21 recommended)

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Dismantling Racism Part 2: Putting Anti-Racism into Practice (Online Workshop)
Apr
15
to Apr 24

Dismantling Racism Part 2: Putting Anti-Racism into Practice (Online Workshop)

Putting your anti-racism values into practice can be messy and challenging. This is an "advanced" workshop series for those who have completed Dismantling Racism Course through Off the Mat, the Race and Resilience Course offered by Kerri Kelly and Michelle Johnson or the equivalent of a dismantling racism or race equity training that covers the history of the race construct and the definition of personal, cultural and institutional racism.

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Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Indianapolis: In-Person 5-Day Leadership Intensive
Mar
20
to Mar 24

Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Indianapolis: In-Person 5-Day Leadership Intensive

Yoga, Purpose and Action 2.0 is a 5-day leadership intensive for anyone wanting to discover, refine or expand their purpose in the world and live a life dedicated to justice and inside out transformation. 

March 20 - 24, 2019 (Wed. - Sun.)
(Arrival on Tuesday, March 19 recommended)

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Healing Yoga for Refugees, Asylum-seekers and Displaced People: Course Recording
Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

Healing Yoga for Refugees, Asylum-seekers and Displaced People: Course Recording

Yoga for refugees, asylum seekers and under-served groups - with Emily Brett, founder of OURMALA.

This intensive is for anyone interested in working with yoga, refugees, asylum-seekers and under-served groups. Join Emily as she shares her teachings on OURMALA's specialist evidenced based yoga programme, sensitive to trauma, gender, cultural differences and the reality of under-served people. Experience an OURMALA yoga class, hear stories from people who are refugees seeking asylum about how yoga has helped them, understand the science and best practice and learn how to use yoga to serve most effectively, creating a truly healing environment. Welcoming yogis from any background, doctors, psychologists, therapists, programme co-ordinators – all welcome.

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Project Springboard: Online Workshop
Jan
15
to Jan 17

Project Springboard: Online Workshop

Do you or someone you know have an idea or an emerging project that is ready to go to the next level? Join Kerri Kelly for our Project Springboard Online Workshop this Tuesday (1/15) and Thursday (1/17) to turn your purpose into action while generating, activating and accelerating high-impact social change. 
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This program has been the catalyst for such programs as Embody Love MovementWorld Muse, Growing Places and Yoga for 12 Step Recovery. Give your project the love it deserves with Project Springboard. ―The world needs you and we can't wait to see what you create! 

January 15 & 17, 2019 (Tue & Thu)
2 sessions, 1.5 hrs each.
4:00-5:30 pm PT / 7:00-9:30 pm ET

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Yoga for Anxiety & Trauma: Online Course
Dec
17
to Dec 19

Yoga for Anxiety & Trauma: Online Course

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.

During this workshop, Hala Khouri, a yoga teacher and somatic trauma counselor, will share with you some specific techniques and pieces of information to empower you to make your practice truly healing.

December 17 & 19, 2018 (Mon & Wed)
1:00-2:00 pm PT / 4:00-5:00 pm ET

This course provides 3 hrs of CE credit for Yoga Alliance

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Skill in Action - Radicalizing Your Yoga Practice to Create a Just World: Book Club Author Talk
Nov
15
4:30 PM16:30

Skill in Action - Radicalizing Your Yoga Practice to Create a Just World: Book Club Author Talk

Join us in an in-depth conversation with OTM’s first book club pick Skill in Action: Radicalizing Your Yoga Practice to Create a Just World, with author Michelle Cassandra Johnson.

The book explores liberation for ourselves and others, while asking us to engage in our own agency, whether that manifests as activism, volunteer work, or changing our relationships with others and ourselves.

November 15, 2018 (Thursday)
4:30-5:45pm PT / 7:30-8:45pm ET
Cost: Free

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Wellspring 2018 by Wanderlust
Oct
26
to Oct 28

Wellspring 2018 by Wanderlust

  • Palm Springs Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join OTM, Russel Brand, Marianne Williamson, Seane Corn, Kerri, Kelly, Rev angel Kyodo Williams and so many more wellness experts and professionals who will all be answering the question of:  How do we make ourselves and the world well?   200+ classes, workshops, panels, and activities.

October 26 - 28, 2018
Fri, 7:00 am - Sun, 5:00 pm

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Race In America: Learning and Listening Tour
Oct
7
to Oct 14

Race In America: Learning and Listening Tour

Join Nikki Myers and Seane Corn for this 7 day immersion into Birmingham, Montgomery and Selma! Some of the sites we will visit include: the Equal Justice Initiative’s Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace & Justice, The Rosa Parks & Freedom Riders Museums, Lynch Park, the Edmund Pettus Bridge and the Lowndes Interpretive Center on our day trip to Selma, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Civil Rights Memorial, Black Lives Matter and more. We will also have some incredible guest speakers joining us.

October 7 - 14, 2018 (Sun - Sun)
Alabama

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CTZN Summit
Aug
23
to Aug 26

CTZN Summit

  • The Art of Living Retreat Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CTZN Summit is a unique gathering of thought leaders, change makers, political and spiritual warriors coming together to dig deep, get organized and take back our power. The experience is designed to create a shared practice, political context and capacity building for getting organized and coordinating our efforts around this coming election. Our goal is to ready and resource local leaders to be more effective allies to local organizations and frontline communities who are mobilizing for midterms. That support will continue post-summit through the election.

August 23 - 26, 2019 (Thurs - Sun)
The Art of Living Retreat Center
Boone, NC

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Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Berkeley, CA: In-Person Leadership Intensive
Aug
15
to Aug 19

Yoga, Purpose, and Action 2.0, Berkeley, CA: In-Person Leadership Intensive

Yoga, Purpose and Action 2.0 is a 5 day leadership intensive for anyone wanting to discover, refine or expand their purpose in the world and live a life dedicated to justice and inside out transformation. 

August 15 - 19, 2018 (Wed - Sun)
(arrival on Tuesday, August 14 recommended)

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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 (Fri - Thurs)
Rapid City and the Black Hills, South Dakota

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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 (Fri - Sun)
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

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Compassionate or Codependent - The Wisdom To Know The Difference: Online Course
May
1
4:00 PM16:00

Compassionate or Codependent - The Wisdom To Know The Difference: Online Course

True compassion balances concern and wisdom. When we find ourselves trying to fix another person or needing to help for our own sense of identity – it’s codependence not compassion. Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield stresses that true compassion only comes through deep self- acceptance. This session explores codependence, compassion and self-acceptance.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
4:00-6:00pm PT / 7:00-9:00pm ET

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Yoga in Action In-Person Training: Tempe AZ
Apr
27
to Apr 29

Yoga in Action In-Person Training: Tempe AZ

Join Lesley and Dre for this amazing 20 hour training. In this training, you will learn what it means to show up for and serve in community, how your unique abilities and skills can contribute to creating change in a powerful and positive way, how to be a leader of social change in the yoga community and beyond, and will collaborate with like-minded individuals on a local service project.

April 27 - 29, 2018 (Fri - Sun)
Tempe, AZ

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Foundational Concepts in Social Justice: Online Course
Apr
10
to Apr 26

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, 90 min. each)
4:15-5:45pm PT / 7:15-8:45pm ET

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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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Community and Skill Building Call for YIA Leaders: Free Webinar
Mar
8
2:00 PM14:00

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.

March 8, 2018
2:00 - 3:30 pm PT
5:00 - 6:30 pm ET

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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