Yoga is for EVERY BODY
Yoga becomes more accessible and body positive by actively creating inclusive spaces of equity and committing to antiracism and representation - people of colour, those with different sized bodies, disability or identify as non binary/gender neutral, or have lower economic status
Covid 19: All online classes are free or donation to be fully inclusive
Rebel YogaTribe classes are offered on an affordable 'pay it forward' model. You are supported to have somatic autonomy and practice is paced so it is accessible. You are empowered to make choices about where you are on the mat. You can expect to leave feeling good about your practice, and feeling as if you have found your very own Rebel YogaTribe
As a British born yoga teacher of Indian heritage, I honour the wisdom traditions of yoga - bringing cultural awareness to the practice and developing your understanding of the colonial legacy in modern yoga
I work tirelessly with passion and commitment towards crystallising the intersection of race and culture through the lens of yoga - how to navigate yoga spaces which, without intention, can marginalise and exclude, how to express cultural appreciation without appropriation and how to honour the rich diversity of the South Asian roots of yoga
Book me to talk, present or teach Race Equity, Justice in Cultural Appropriation & Integrity in Yoga at your event/teacher training. Want to know about my approach - watch videos with over 35k views on Instagram
Moon marked and touched by sun
my magic is unwritten
but when the sea turns back
it will leave my shape behind.
I seek no favor
untouched by blood
unrelenting as the curse of love
permanent as my errors
or my pride
I do not mix
love with pity
nor hate with scorn
and if you would know me where the restless oceans pound.
I have been woman
for a long time
beware my smile
I am treacherous with old magic
and the noon's new fury
with all your wide futures
and not white.
Decolonising & Honouring Yoga
Dynamics of race, cultural appropriation and integrity
Yoga students and teachers have shared their personal stories of the impact of systemic racism – through unintentional appropriation, centring of white perspectives or by feeling alienated or disenfranchised within yoga
This uniquely crafted 10 hr course, over 4 wks via Zoom, will provide a critical lens and clear framework to understand the dynamics of power, privilege and oppression in the yoga and wellness sphere
Using the tools of yogic philosophy as a call for action, we will reflect on our practice and challenge the legacy of colonial thinking to bring healing to our community by co-creating anti racist, inclusive and representative spaces
You can be confident that you are learning within a safe and supported environment with a skilled facilitator who is leading from a heart centred place of love and compassion. Apply for course above.