Online Program

Embrace Yoga's Roots: A Book Reading & Discussion The Pleasure of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging


This October, join yoga teacher, bestselling author, and activist Susanna Barkataki in conversation with the internationally acclaimed leading voice in wellness Jessamyn Stanley for a courageous and vulnerable discussion. Together, they will help you explore what it means to decolonize, reclaim, and honor your yoga practice for healing and integration. 

In this one-hour online book discussion, you will explore

  • How to tap into the intimate pleasures of your yoga practice  
  • The foundations that are essential to the authentic practice
  • How to debunk myths around what a yoga teacher “should” look like or be able to do 
  • Ways to listen to your heart and body with love and reverence
  • How to truly show up for yourself, your friends and family, and your community.

This conversation will challenge what you think you know about yoga and introduce you to new ways of respecting the ancient yoga philosophy, integrating your ethics and values, and experiencing the true pleasure of diversity, inclusion, and belonging. 

Note The cost of this program includes 

  • A digital copy of Susanna's bestselling book Embrace Yoga's Roots: Courageous Ways to Deepen Your Yoga Practice
  • A copy of her newly released e-workbook on creating inclusivity and belonging
  • Two of her pre-recorded asana sessions: Embody Aum Liberation Practice Daily (15 minutes) and Embody Aum Belonging and Liberation Practice Flow + Extended Shavasana (60 minutes).

This special digital bundle will be emailed to participants upon completion of the session.

Interested in Learning More?

Join Susanna for a 4-week online workshop beginning Thursday, February 3 at 7:00 pm EST.

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Susanna Barkataki, E-RYT, C-IAYT, is an Indian yoga practioner in the Shankaracharya tradition, educator, and founder of Ignite Yoga and Wellness Institute.

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Jessamyn Stanley is an award-winning social advocate and internationally acclaimed voice in wellness.

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