I understand white tears now.

A crucial step on the path of nonviolence is understanding the power dynamics that are present in the system of domination that we live within, both on the societal macroscale and the individual relationship microscale. If you are unaware of the unearned power and privilege that you hold within this system, you are causing harm […]

A post for self-accountability, one year later.

It’s amazing the growth and change that can take place in one year. My view of the world has radically shifted, and I am grateful. As Sonya Renee Taylor shared in one of her more recent videos, my ‘well has deepened.’ This is a link to my original post. Nuance, discernment and self-responsibility are requirements […]

Some thoughts on my experience with pretty privilege.

𝘔𝘺 𝘶𝘯𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘫𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘺 𝘶𝘯𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘤𝘪𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘭𝘺 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘯 2018 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘐 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘴𝘰𝘢𝘱 𝘣𝘺 𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘥. I was empowered at that time to start making different, healthier choices for my body, discover and honour my truth about what my expression of beauty is, and learn how to continue to empower myself further.These are practices which […]

Pure investments in self, structure and flexibility.

Today’s forest thoughts! Please click here for the transcript. Please share your take on this in the comments! We are all walking each other home💚 Video description: Tara – a white bodied being – walking through a forest. She is wearing a grey toque with a light grey vest and a black sweater underneath. She […]

Every time I feel like shit, it’s only a matter of time before that shitty experience changes.

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Two nights ago I went to bed in tears. Life was life-ing. Last night I went to bed with fiery purpose and a remembrance of my relentlessness in my body. What changed? We have all heard that ‘time heals.’ Well I have something more clear to offer you which brings me much comfort and understanding […]

How is ‘chakra’ pronounced?

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Please stay till the end! But first let’s back it up to make sure we are all on the same page. 𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁𝗹𝘆, 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗦𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗸𝗿𝗶𝘁? Sanskrit is an ancient language originating in South Asia. It is the language that yoga was written down in and uses the Devanāgarī alphabet (similar to the English language using […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 6

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𝗜𝗻 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝟲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝗦𝗮𝗻𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗿, 𝙬𝙚 𝙙𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙤 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙮 𝙜𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙮 𝙤𝙛 𝙈𝙚𝙙𝙞𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣. Meditation is a state of being, so when we PRACTICE meditation in this School of Yoga, we practice all previous limbs of yoga, plus 👉 Pratyahara: the 5th Limb of Yoga This involves shifting the flow of our […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 5

Lorena smiling at the camera with a dark forested background.

Let’s continue on our journey through Seek Sanctuary! 𝗜𝗻 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝟱 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗿, 𝘄𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘆 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗼𝗱𝘆, 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘁𝗵 𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗯 𝗼𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝗴𝗮 – 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙖𝙗𝙞𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙤𝙛 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙗𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙤 𝙖𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙨𝙩 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙞𝙣 𝙖𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙢𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚. It is important to note that none of the weeks in Seek Sanctuary […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 4

Abneet sitting outside on a wooden deck. Searing a white shirt and patterned pants, her hands in Anjali mudra looking at the camera.

On our journey through Seek Sanctuary, today we explore Week 4 of this transformational container. 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝘄𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝘄𝗲 𝗹𝗮𝘆𝗲𝗿 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗶𝗲𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆, 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙮 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙩𝙤 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙢 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙗𝙤𝙙𝙮. We have two sessions per week in Seek Sanctuary, one […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 3

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Let’s continue on our journey through Seek Sanctuary! 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝟯 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺 𝗶𝘀 𝘄𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗲 𝗱𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝗮𝗻𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙛𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙘𝙚𝙥𝙩𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙧𝙚𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙚𝙙 𝙨𝙪𝙛𝙛𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵 𝘸𝘦𝘦𝘬 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘸𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘰𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘦 𝘠𝘰𝘨𝘢, 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘱𝘵𝘴 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘭𝘰𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘥𝘰𝘹 𝘏𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘶 𝘚𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘭 𝘰𝘧 𝘠𝘰𝘨𝘢. Have you heard […]

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