Yoga & Social Justice Book Club

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Yoga & Social Justice Group Mission

Our mission with this project is to combine education and community discussion in order to cultivate a deeper awareness of the relationship between social justice and yoga through our thoughts, words and deeds.

Previous Topics and Material Covered

Previous Topics: 

  • 8 Limbs of Yoga & Justice
  • Yoga & Social Justice 101
  • Anti-Racism in the Wellness Space
  • Yoga & Safe Spaces for the LGBTQIA+ Community
  • Body Liberation & Sizeism
  • Disability Justice
  • Yoga and Environmental Justice
  • Yoga & Intersectionality
  • Racial Trauma and Somatic Wisdom


  • Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma by Gail Parker
  • The Secret Power of Yoga – A Woman’s Guide to the Heart and Spirit of the Yoga Sutras by Nischala Joy Devi
  • All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson, editors
  • Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • The Body is Not An Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
  • My Grandmother's Hands by Resmaa Menakem