Revolution is not a one-time event. It is becoming always vigilant for the smallest opportunity to make a genuine change in established, outgrown responses; for instance, it is learning to address each other’s difference with respect.
~ Audre Lorde
To put it simply: the word yoga means a union. Students of yoga are consistently offered the opportunity to meet ourselves in a way that unifies body, mind, and spirit. Spiritual growth resides in the moment when we give ourselves permission to expand beyond physical asana. When it comes to societal change and participating in a revolution for racial equity, yoga provides the tools necessary to be present for uncomfortable dialogue (both external and internal), experience emotional integrity, and engage in bare attention that elevates listening and learning. The self-discovery and radical self-love achieved in the process are enriching and inevitable by-products of a well-sustained practice that honors each limb of yoga. Yoga inspires intrinsic revelation, if you allow it to do so.