Embodied Anti-Racism Training - September 12th - 9:30 am to 7:00 pm EDT / 6:30 am to 4 pm PDT
"While we see anger and violence in the streets of our country, the real battlefield is inside our bodies. If we are to survive as a country, it is inside our bodies where this conflict will need to be resolved." - Resmaa Menakem
Please sign up here - not on this website. This training is being given through Studio 34 in Philadelphia, PA.
Are you feeling stressed, enraged, and/or overwhelmed? Do you want to make a difference but are not sure how? Are you ready to investigate your racial biases and blind spots? Join certified Yoga Therapist Nya Patrinos in an 8-hour workshop of embodied practices, introspection, and complex conversations about race. In this offering, the applications and teachings of yoga and meditation will be used to address personal, historical, and inter-generational racism. This workshop is open to everyone who wants to elevate themselves and fight against injustice. We all have a role to play in the alleviation of human suffering. Take a step toward creating a culture of inclusion, equality, social justice, and healing, in community. Change the world one body at a time starting with your own.
About Your Guide:
Nya Patrinos, MFA, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, YACEP, is a Certified Yoga Therapist passionate about yoga and meditation as tools for healing, transformation, equity, and social justice. Nya's training is a combination of East and West, she has diplomas in Yoga Therapy from the Ghosh Yoga College in Kolkata, India, and Kripalu's School of Integrative Yoga Therapy in Massachusetts, USA. She is the founder of People of Color Yoga for All Bodies, and co-founder of Yoga Jubilee an organization whose mission is to amplify BIPOC/POC Voices in Yoga. Nya has written about Yoga for Healing Race-Based Traumatic Stress in the international publication, Yoga Therapy Today, as well as, presented on Yoga for Social Justice and Community Healing at the 2018 International Association Yoga Therapy Conference. Nya has written the chapter on Cultivating Resilience and Safety in Yoga Therapy Practice for the upcoming book Yoga Therapy Foundations, Tools, and Practice: A Comprehensive Textbook published by Singing Dragon.