Finding yoga that works for you and your body
Community relations librarian at Oakland Public Library and yoga instructor
Accessible Yoga Association
The Accessible Yoga Association aims to share the teaching and benefits of yoga for all people. There are frequent professional development opportunities with reduced cost options for making yoga more accessible to underserved communities. You can also learn a ton just from following the association’s blog, social media, eNewsletter and by listening to its podcast.
Resources for Yoga Students
Dianne Bondy is a yoga teacher committed to social equity, body justice and making yoga accessible to all. Through short video tutorials and compelling interviews, she challenges the biased and toxic messages often found in wellness and gives you a welcoming and empowering alternative.
East Bay Meditation Center
Located in downtown Oakland, East Bay Meditation Center was created to provide a radically inclusive space for marginalized groups, all genders and abilities. It provides community support and mindfulness education in the form of practice groups, classes and long-term courses, held in-person and online.