Social Justice Frameworks and Street Yoga

As yoga service workers, it is crucial that we try to understand the layers of oppression that affect the people we work with and that we try to approach our work within a social justice framework and a strengths based…

Who has made a difference in your life?

Jeff participated in Street Yoga’s training program in 2011 and started teaching in 2012.  Jeff teaches at Ryther Child Center to teen males, ages 12-18 recovering from Chemical Dependency.  Jeff has been teaching at Street Yoga long enough to know…

Participant reflection from recent DC Yoga Training

Jennifer Boyle, a Doctorate of Clinical Social Work candidate at the University Pennsylvania recently attended our Street Yoga training in Washington DC.  It was an amazing training led by Mark Lilly and assisted by Daniel Flynn.  Here are her reflections….

Street Yoga’s first evaluation study released!

Street Yoga is proud to announce our pilot impact evaluation on yoga for youth!    Street Yoga has begun collecting data of the effects of yoga on the youth we serve. To do this we partnered with our long-time program…

Interview with Ivy Katz, Street Yoga Volunteer Teacher

Happy December! Here’s a question for you: What is the most important part of your yoga practice?   Is it practicing the poses?  Maintaining a consistent deep breath? For Street Yoga volunteer instructor Ivy Katz it’s service: service to others…

Trauma & Resilience: FREE Conference Call with Mark Lilly

  “You can take the principals and practices of yoga that are so powerful in self transformation and open them up into community transformation; transforming the lives of people who face incredible challenges.” Mark Lilly Join us tomorrow afternoon for…

Street Yoga Volunteer Spotlight: Rhenne Miles

Nearly 14 years ago I was in my first yoga class laying in Savasana with tears streaming down my face. These tears were a natural release from many years of unacknowledged pain and struggle. I didn’t have to do anything…

Recovery 2.0 Reflections

From September 28th-October 2nd, yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert Tommy Rosen hosted the online Recovery 2.0 Beyond Addiction Conference.  For 5 days, he interviewed mind body practitioners and leaders in addiction recovery, along with individuals who are in recovery…