February 28 - March 01, 2020
As the yoga and globalization continue to expand, how do we shift our practice into one of service, activism, and global change? By taking a deeper look into how to use the tool of yoga or “union” into a holistic life-style that encourages tangible compassion, mindful action, and social outreach, we are able to create a world in which we are both supported and supportive.
When yoga is taken out of the studio and into the world that the greatest shift in consciousness occurs because we have the opportunity to realize and see through first-hand experience for ourselves that we are, in fact, all one. Winning the lottery of life by not having to second guess where our next meal will come from or where we will be sleeping, makes it our global responsibility to stand up and give voice to those we are unable to.
This weekend you are invited to explore Seva (service), Self-Study, Social Activism, Self-Care, and Sangha (community) to embark on a journey with founder of Souljourn Yoga, Jordan Ashley to experience what it means to be a warrior of change in 2020 by discovering causes that resonate with hearts and putting mindful action behind it.
Bio: While embracing New York City’s fast-paced and driven yoga culture, Jordan Ashley recognized a need for service-based yoga; a need for experiences which give perspective to the self through selflessness. Feeling extremely blessed to not only be given the opportunity for education, but to have a voice in society, she felt it was imperative to raise both awareness and funds for girls all over the planet who are denied such essential human rights. She launched Souljourn Yoga in 2016, a US 501(c)3 non-profit inspired by seva, the Sanskrit word and yogic principle of selfless service. Souljourn Yoga creates opportunities to explore, practice, and educate through yoga both on and off of the mat by offering a spectrum of workshops, teacher immersions, and global retreats to continue to promote female empowerment and education in communities where equal opportunities aren't always readily available.
Jordan has been featured in Forbes, Women’s Health, Yoga Journal, Marie Claire UK, and is a Tedx Speaker whose life mission is to take the practice out of the studio and around the world to support women’s empowerment.
While embracing New York City’s fast-paced and driven yoga culture, Jordan Ashley recognized a need for service-based yoga; a need for experiences which give perspective to the self through selflessness. Feeling extremely blessed to not only be given the opportunity for educati...
Lisa Bermudez has been teaching yoga since 2009 and is excited to work with bodies of all types and practitioners of all levels. She believes the yoga practice is a doorway and a pathway and is excited to work with new yogis, see progression in advanced practitioners, and to see ...
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