Z Yoga + Activism: A Three-Week Series
Z Yoga + Activism: A Three-Week Series
Z Yoga + Activism: A Three-Week Series

Tacoma Arts Community Center | 1102 S 11th St & MLK Way

Z Yoga + Activism: A Three-Week Series

Regular price $30.00

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4/8-4/22 - Only the first day will appear on the calendar.

Based on the book Skill in Action: Radicalizing Your Yoga Practice to Create a Just World by Michelle Cassandra Johnson, we will discuss what skill in action does and does not look like, how to make an impact in your community, and how dominant culture affects us all. Yoga beginners welcome. 

Objectives

  • Deepen our understanding of the current state of yoga in the West
  • Learn how dominant culture impacts and distorts our practice
  • Explore the principles of justice and activism present in yoga

Class Includes 

  • Book discussion
  • Journaling
  • Gentle yoga
  • Pranayama (breathing exercises)
  • *Participation in all aspects of the class (postures or discussion) is not required. 

Required Reading

This series is about taking action. That said, a little action is required for participation. Skill In Action is an 86 page book and required reading. You can purchase this book online. If you need to borrow a copy, let us know.

  • Read pages 1-27 by Week 1 (4/8)
  • Read pages 29-43 by Week 2 (4/15)
  • Complete book by Week 3 (4/22)
What to Bring
  • Mat (we have extras to borrow)
  • Any props you'd like
  • Water
  • Notebook/journal
  • Pen/pencil