Q&A WITH SEATTLE TRAINING GRADUATE

WRITTEN BY BRYNNE SHEEHAN, SEATTLE 2016 TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING GRADUATE   n Tell us a little about yourself. How did you come to start practicing yoga? I started practicing yoga when I was 12. There was a yoga class lead by Lilias Folin on…

OM-LOTUS DESIGN by DEBORAH YEN

Tell us a little about yourself: My name is Deborah Yen.  When I was 15, I wanted to become a fashion designer.  After high school I went to New York City to attend Parsons School of Design for fashion design. I started…

Street Yoga is a J Team grant recipient

We are honored to have been named a 2015 J Team grant recipient! It means a lot to us for Street Yoga’s mission be supported and embraced by the Seattle community.  We are touched and humbled to accept $1500 from…

6 Simple Steps to Follow Karma Yoga Practices

Sweta Saraogi is serving on the board of Street Yoga and her mission is to raise the awareness for yoga. Her article on karma yoga provides practical tips for everyday yoga practices that can raise the collective consciousness of our…

Extraordinary Experiences

Recently watched, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” starring Ben Stiller as Walter Mitty, an employee at Life magazine. In my opinion, Life magazine’s motto is synonymous with the discoveries of a dedicated yoga practice. Throughout the movie, Walter’s daydreaming…

A Bittersweet Farewell: Chrissy Becker

Dear Street Yoga Family, The time has come for me to extend a most bittersweet farewell your way.  As many of you know, my AmeriCorps term will come to a close this Monday, August 5th. I’ve spent the last 16…

Who Knew Breathing Could Be So Fun?

In times of great loss, violence and tragedy, deep aching sadness can rise as well as a number of different emotional reactions. In working with middle school youth, we are aware that there will be many different emotional reactions, levels…

What is Bhangra?

  This weekend, Street Yoga is delighted to showcase a Portland legend… DJ Anjali! DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid have played a transformative role in the Portland, Oregon club scene for over a decade, presiding over two of Portland’s…

Yogic Conversation for Modern Times

“Yoga is the practice of tolerating the consequences of being yourself.” I’ve been seeing this ‘quote’ from the Bhagavad Gita all over the place, but I don’t recall ever reading it in a translation of the book. Can anybody out…