Dianne Bondy is a social justice activist, author, accessible yoga teacher, and the leader of the Yoga For All movement.
Her inclusive approach to yoga empowers anyone to practice—regardless of their shape, size, ethnicity, or level of ability. Dianne is revolutionizing yoga by educating yoga instructors around the world on how to make their classes welcoming for all kinds of practitioners. Dianne’s commitment to increasing diversity in yoga has been recognized in her work with Pennington’s, Gaiam, and the Yoga & Body Image Coalition, as well as in speaking engagements at Princeton, Duke, University of Buffalo and UC Berkeley on Yoga, Race, and Diversity. Her writing is published in Yoga and Body Image Volume 1, Yoga Renegades, and Yes Yoga Has Curves.
Master Yoga Teacher
Dianne is the author of the international best selling book, Yoga for Everyone(DK Publishing, Penguin Random House), co-author of Yoga Where Yoga Are, and a frequent contributor to Yoga International, DoYou, Yoga Girl, and Omstars. She has been featured in publications such as The Guardian, Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Mashable, and People. Find Dianne online at diannebondyyoga.com, yogaforalltraining.com
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Your yoga practice as a call to action for social justice:
As yoga and well-being practitioners, once we know that people are being excluded from yoga, our practice calls us to change our classes, studios, and communities to address it. Recognizing exclusion and discrimination is not enough – we must actively use our position and power to rectify it.
EMBRACE: Standing in our Collective Power
The Path to Empowerment (how to figure out how you can serve.)
It is time to apply what you have learned. This section has a live accessible practice with Dianne designed to help safely explore the themes of self-acceptance, empathy, action, and activation. This is a unique practice of ongoing and collaborative learning experience and discussion.
Workshop 2: Yoga and Joyful Movement Practice – Rated “E” for Everyone
Join Dianne Bondy in an accessible yoga practice designed to help you safely explore the themes of self-acceptance and compassion towards the self. This unique practice of ongoing and collaborative learning integrates asana, building strength, core awareness, and open-dialogue discussions centred on the philosophy of yoga as it relates to equanimity and unity with the body. Explore asana, breath, and the mind-body connection in a way that illuminates your strength and creativity.
Let’s explore our values and how we show up in the world. Enjoy the unique experience of standing in your power as you connect with your inner light!