Cause & Activism

Yoga Gives Back: Can Empowering Women Save Lives?

  Addressing the tragedies of rape and suicide among young girls in West Bengal, India In the past twelve years, Yoga Gives Back has shared numerous uplifting stories of transformation. Thanks to our growing global yoga community’s support, Yoga Gives Back has helped to empower more than 1,300 underserved women and children with micro-loan programs [...]

By |2019-07-30T20:18:44+00:00July 29th, 2019|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Conscious Impact: Living Yoga in Nepal

Life-Changing Experiences A few months ago, I was telling a friend about the revelations I had during my yoga teacher training. Moving through trauma in my body, breaking habitual patterns of the mind, realizing the complexity of dis-ease and reclaiming my voice--to name a few. I found myself, in the end, describing the experience as [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:21+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Winona LaDuke on the Importance of Choosing A New Path

Activist Winona LaDuke: Lighting The Eighth Fire In recent years, the formidable Winona LaDuke has garnered mainstream media attention for her leadership at the “Standing Rock” Dakota Access Pipeline protests. However, this revered activist has been publicly speaking truth to power since the mid-1980s. A Native Ojibwe who graduated from Harvard University and completed her [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:26+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Progressive Activism: Action in Everyday Life

Progressive Activism and The Progressive Era The Progressive Era, a long-time honored movement throughout history is a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States that spanned from the 1890s to present day bringing together concerned citizens actively marching, creating rallies and setting initiatives to focus on problems caused by industrialization, urbanization, immigration, political corruption and [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:49+00:00February 12th, 2019|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Richard Greene on Progressive Activism and 279 for Change

Progressive Activism What was the turning point in your life when you started to dedicate your energies to activism and how do you include this in your life today? And how can people become more involved at this crucial time? Richard Greene on Actions for Progressive Activism I have always loved politics and civics. I [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:50+00:00February 12th, 2019|Cause & Activism, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

Cat Yoga at the Cat Cafe Lounge

Follow the Paw Prints to the Cat Cafe Lounge There are not a lot of things that will get me out of bed on a snuggly Saturday morning with the sun streaming in through the windows. But this intriguing text from a friend, “Wanna come to cat yoga today?” certainly did the trick. Cat Yoga [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:03:13+00:00December 5th, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

One Meal a Day with Suzy Amis Cameron

Oscar noms are wearing eco-fashion on the red carpet, children are policing single-use plastics, and cattle farmers have switched to one vegan meal a day. This is the work of Suzy Amis Cameron, an ardent environmentalist and first-time author of the book OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline, and [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:03:30+00:00October 30th, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

The Kara Love Project

Catalysts for Service The Kara Love Project is a heartfelt example of how our heartbreak and grief can become catalysts for deepening our service in the world. Sometimes how we can cope with and even transform sorrow can be found in community, particularly if we’ve been cultivating throughout life. For Lily and Dave Dulan, this [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:03:31+00:00October 30th, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments