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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 | April 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 | April 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 | February 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 | February 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 | December 5th, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Picturing Change: Animal Advocacy through Art

Photos by Natalie Ford, the exhibit’s creator. These are part of her collection, Sacred Art Series, Faces of Peace: The Buddha—photos of Buddha she has taken all over the world. She meditates and tunes in to each Buddha she shoots to get the right name and message for that Buddha. She sees animal treatment [...]

By | December 4th, 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 | October 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 | October 30th, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

The Impact of Yoga Gives Back

Visiting India to see change in action. “Why is there no yoga class that gives back to India?” Eleven years ago, I asked this simple question of yoga teachers, studio owners, and yogi friends. There were many charity yoga classes for HIV patients, cancer survivors, animal rescues, and other worthy causes. But I didn’t see [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

UPLIFT Co-Founder and Mentor Camilla Bruno

UPLIFT Yoga Foundation Co-Founder and Mentor Camilla Bruno photographed by Natalie Moser. Camilla Bruno is one of the Co-Founders of UPLIFT Teen Mentor Program and one of the Mentors in the program. Her work as a mentor has strengthened her lessons around vulnerability and empathy. Join Camilla and the rest of the UPLIFT [...]

By | September 17th, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments