Category Archives: Yoga for Climate Action

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

We do not have to transcend the ‘world of dust’ (saha) in order to go to some dust-free world called nirvana. Suffering and nirvana are of the same substance. If we throw away the world of dust, we will have no nirvana.”
–Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

We do not have to transcend the ‘world of dust’ (saha) in order to go to some dust-free world called nirvana. Suffering and nirvana are of the same substance. If we throw away the world of dust, we will have no nirvana.”
–Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching

Yoga for Climate Action: Aparigraha

You have the right to your labor, but not to the fruits of your labor. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never become attached to not doing your duty. -Baghavad Gita 2.47

Yoga for Climate Action: Aparigraha

You have the right to your labor, but not to the fruits of your labor. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never become attached to not doing your duty. -Baghavad Gita 2.47

Yoga for Climate Action: Brahmacharya

Why you want to move so fast? We don’t have to take our clothes off to have a good time.

-Jermaine Stewart

Yoga for Climate Action: Brahmacharya

Why you want to move so fast? We don’t have to take our clothes off to have a good time.

-Jermaine Stewart

Yoga for Climate Action: Asteya

The big wheel keeps on turning
On a simple line day by day
The earth spins on its axis
One man struggle while another relaxes

-Hymn of the Big Wheel: Massive Attack

Yoga for Climate Action: Asteya

The big wheel keeps on turning
On a simple line day by day
The earth spins on its axis
One man struggle while another relaxes

-Hymn of the Big Wheel: Massive Attack

Yoga for Climate Action: Satya

You better take the walls of Jericho
Put your lips together and blow
Goin’ to the very top
Where the truth crystallizes like jewels in the rock – Joe Strummer

Yoga for Climate Action: Satya

You better take the walls of Jericho
Put your lips together and blow
Goin’ to the very top
Where the truth crystallizes like jewels in the rock – Joe Strummer

Yoga for Climate Action: Ahimsa

“I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political minds in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil.” –Albert Einstein

Yoga for Climate Action: Ahimsa

“I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political minds in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil.” –Albert Einstein

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

‘Dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work grounded in the belief that there is no outside of the natural world, whether it’s our soil, water, or our own human nature.

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

‘Dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work grounded in the belief that there is no outside of the natural world, whether it’s our soil, water, or our own human nature.

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

“In order to achieve the integrity and wholeness we desire, there must be communication from the inner to the outer and the outer to the inner as each sheath blends with the next. “

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

“In order to achieve the integrity and wholeness we desire, there must be communication from the inner to the outer and the outer to the inner as each sheath blends with the next. “