Growth and Evolution: Community Support for our Teachers

After our volunteers complete the Street Yoga Teacher Training, we partner them with another Street Yoga Teacher in order to team-teach at one of our class locations.  This creates an environment of support for teachers, along with consistency and richness…

Next Generation Kids Yoga in Portland!!!

The NGYTT for 2-7 year olds is coming to YoYoYogi in PORTLAND, OR! February 22nd-24th, 2013   Are you… a parent who would like to turn your yoga practice into a family affair? an educator in need of fresh ideas…

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…

Nonviolent Communication Workshop – December 5th

Street Yoga is proud to host a Nonviolent Communication workshop facilitated by Doyle Banks on Wednesday, December 5 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Peninsula Park Community Center (700 North Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR 97217). This training is free to…

Sacred Space Initiative

  Make an Impact At the 10th Anniversary Benefit, Street Yoga will feature handmade Prayer Flags made by youth & volunteers in our Yoga Programs. We are working to provide every single teacher, every single partnering agency, with a Sacred…

Yoga as Adjunct Therapy for Substance Use

Today it is my pleasure to share with you an article written by our friend, April. April Dawn Ricchuito, DD, MSW, is a New York City-based writer and integrative practitioner who combines traditional evidence-based therapies with ancient practices, such as…

Adapting Asana for Trauma Sensitive Populations

  Nearly all of the people we serve, the youth in shelters, for example, or the staff who work with them, have experienced or continue to experience some form of traumatic injury to their well-being –whether having been evicted from their…