In part one of this two-part podcast, Kat talks about yoga and social justice with Portland yoga teacher Sam Miller.
Talking points include:
- Sam's yoga story
- Addressing personal privilege and thinking critically.
- Suggestions for how the yoga community can become more inclusive.
- The importance of safe spaces.
- Complexity of cultural appropriation.
- "Cultural Appropriation and Yoga" by Emma Dines at Queen Street Yoga.
- The importance of not oversimplifying yoga's history.
- The power of listening.
- Intent vs impact.
- Body image.
Watch for part two of this podcast, where we continue the conversation with Dianne Bondy.
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Original score for this podcast is by Austin Joy.
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