“THE ISSUES LIVE IN THE TISSUES” WITH NIKKI MYERS

On Thursday, November 10th, we spent a heartfelt evening with Nikki Myers (founder of Y12SR and CITIYOGA) during our “The Issues Live in the Tissues” workshop at Montlake Community Center. Much gratitude to Nikki Myers for sharing her passion for…

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…

Coffee Talk: A Street Yoga Gathering

Come one, come all, to the first ever Street Yoga Tea Time & Coffee Talk! Please join us as we launch this exciting new monthly community event. We will be brewing Street Yoga Tea and Heart Coffee, plus munching on locally made (vegan/gluten-free…

Whispers of Change: A By-Product of Practice

Today I am honored to share a story from one of our dedicated volunteers. I remember the moment everything changed. There was a kid in my yoga class at the juvenile detention center that would get pulled out week after…

Redefining the Present Moment

Last night Cara Lee shared with the Street Yoga community some basic tools for grounding and protecting yourself in emotionally charged situations. She shared her personal story… Energy has been the missing link for me to go from chronic pain…

Forward Looking Approach: Resilience & Trauma

Recently, Jaime, Street Yoga’s Program Manager was asked the question, “Could you let me know a little bit more about your theoretical approach to this kind of work? What I’m hoping to find out is a bit more of the…

Partner Profile: World YOGA Project – Philadelphia

Street Yoga returns to Philadelphia this June, and we are delighted to return to the amazing Sankhya Yoga studio space in Philadelphia. Our partners for this training are the Philadelphia based World Y.O.G.A. Project Learn more about WYP’s Mission and…

The Power of Vulnerability

The yoga class setting provides the ultimate opportunity for connection to occur. Connection consists of failures, successes, connections, disconnections. Brene Browne, in her Ted Talk, discusses her academic research into connection, and her discovery of the element of shame, which…