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Oneika Mays helps incarcerated people cope with stress and build emotional resilience.
Through classes and panels that bring together recoverers, organizations, and researchers, Pure Yoga Austin is making a positive impact on local yogis.
Live Be Yoga: How Kung Fu and Poetry Inspired Tyrone Beverly to Build a Better World—One Tough Conversation at a Time
Through his organization Im'Unique, the yoga teacher and activist is using the practice to help facilitate important at-the-table dialogues between people with wildly opposing viewpoints.
Ourmala is proving that access to trauma-informed yoga can help anyone heal and start fresh.
Make no mistake, yoga can really change anyone’s mindset—and from there, transform the world. Here, the team reflects on yoga destinations in Chicago that helped them see the bigger picture.
Before he was incarcerated, Marshawn Feltus had never stepped foot on a yoga mat. Now he runs his own studio and teaches yoga on Chicago's West Side. Here, the LBY team sits down with him to share the incredible story of how the practice turned his life around—so he could help others do the same.
Aris Seaberg reports on discussions about the not-so-pretty side of the practice, acknowledges how she has contributed to the problem—and ideas that will help create progress.
Live Be Yoga: Inside the ‘Peace House’ That Is Healing a Chicago Neighborhood Traumatized by Violence
I Grow Chicago is making an impact on every resident—from children to the police force—in the community. The Live Be Yoga ambassadors spend a day at the local organization and get a firsthand look at how it is providing a holistic support system that includes yoga practices, hot meals, practical skill-building, and more.
With donation-based classes and booming outreach programs, Small World Yoga has a bold business model that can bring healing to a wide range of communities. Here, the Live Be Yoga team sits down with executive director and founder Liz Veyhl to find out how she made it happen.
"When you can calm yourself down, you can calm other people down."
Live Be Yoga: Charlotte’s ‘Fractured’ Yoga Community Declares Call to Action Through Uplifting Summits
When yoga teachers and practitioners come together to confront difficult conversations, the Live Be Yoga team joins and looks beyond its own lenses to understand how to foster inclusivity in classes and studios.
Yoga teacher and social justice activist Hala Khouri explains how years of service have led her to reinterpret and redefine the word “seva.”
A social-justice educator shares tips on how to move from raising your consciousness about inequalities and biases to taking actions that improve the world.
Through yoga and service, dedicated students of yoga bring the healing power of practice to those in need around the globe.