Yoga Talk Podcast 11: Is Yoga for the Rich?

with Yoga International

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Where can we find affordable yoga? And how can we make our classes more welcoming and inclusive? Kat and Michael discuss!

(Thanks to listener Holly for the topic suggestion!)

Talking points include:

Why does yoga cost so much?

The luxury of time

Awesome people and organizations working to make yoga more accessible

The challenges and concerns of “bringing yoga” to groups one is not a part of

Making our classes more inclusive

Addressing intersectionality

What about yoga teachers?/Affordable and inclusive teacher trainings

Where to find affordable yoga?

  • Donation-based classes
  • Community classes
  • Benefits and annoyances of free classes in yoga clothing stores
  • Grassroots practices/yoga meetups with friends/connecting online to meet in person
  • Classes at YMCAs, Jewish Community Centers, and local rec departments
  • Barter/trade/“karma yoga”
  • More ideas from Go Ask Alice: “Yoga on the Cheap?” 

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