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Jasmine Tarkeshi's New Yoga Book!

Jasmine Tarkeshi's New Yoga Book!

Those of you who’ve read our previous posts about Jasmine Tarkeshi - Laughing Lotus’ co-founder (and teacher and activist and now author!!) - know we at SF Yoga can't get enough of this bright and passionate lady. You will also know how devoted she is to teaching yoga, not just as a physical practice, but the entire lifestyle and philosophy it prescribes. And her new book, Yoga Body and Mind Handbook: Easy Poses, Guided Meditations, Perfect Peace Wherever You Are launching April 4th...

Yoga for Social Justice: 4 Reasons to Check Out the Upcoming Conference!

Yoga for Social Justice: 4 Reasons to Check Out the Upcoming Conference!

According to the wise women of the upcoming Yoga For Social Justice Conference this January, yoga and meditation are often perceived as solely internal, individual practices. Yet these practices also have the power to effect change in our community by promoting personal and social development. How does this work? Here are 4 ways...

Yoga for Social Justice: An Interview with Jasmine Tarkeshi

Yoga for Social Justice: An Interview with Jasmine Tarkeshi

With the Yoga for Social Justice Conference coming up this January, we couldn't wait to get back in touch with founder Jasmine Tarkeshi on her inspiration and motivation for the upcoming workshop that will teach us all how we can make a positive difference in our community and alleviate social injustice issues through our yoga community...

Ahimsa: Bringing NY Culture to Yoga Festivals

Ahimsa: Bringing NY Culture to Yoga Festivals

Leave it up to a yoga festival just outside of NYC to bring the culture. Ahimsa Festival which happened this past weekend at Hunter Mountain, NY - just 2 hours north of the city - featured Jai Uttal, Donna De Lory, Aya + Tyler, Yoga DJ workshops with Taz Rashid and even photo classes with Robert Sturman...