Join Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD., E-RYT and a host of other dynamic yogis for the Asheville Yoga Festival July 27-30th.
Chelsea will be offering a special all-day intensive focused on building community through yoga on Thursday. She will also be featured throughout the weekend during the festival.
Description of Thursday Intensive
Finding Comfort in Our Purpose: How to Use Our Yoga Practice to Reflect, Heal, and Impact Change
Our yoga practice can be essential to many of our self-care practices, and it can also begin to awaken our bodies in ways that make us more aware both within and extending beyond the physical body.
Making connections between what the body experiences and the ways in which our mind processes and understands issues surrounding inequality and exclusion is essential for any yoga teacher who wants to be more inclusive. In addition, this intensive provides space for yoga teachers and students who are curious about how inclusion can truly be experienced within a yoga class that is deliberate, aware, and grounded in compassion.
Inspired by her work with Yoga, Literature, and Art Camp for Teen Girls at Spelman College founded by Chelsea in 2013, this 6-hour experience utilizes asana, dialogue, journaling, poetry, and meditation in order to attune to our individual and collective purpose(s) while in community with others.
This course is perfect for anyone who works with, is a part of, or an ally to vulnerable or marginalized communities and is interested in understanding yoga in relationship with the work you do, or want to do in your community.
This intensive is designed to:
- Access yoga as a way to practice self-care.
- Cultivate community relationships while engaging yoga.
- Demonstrate how yoga and literature together can be used as a tool for cultivating an empowered voice for yourself and your students.
- Journal or notebook
- One personal item that is meaningful to you and that you feel comfortable speaking to within the group.
You can reserve your space for Chelsea’s Thursday Intensive as well as the rest of her offerings by visiting Asheville Yoga Festival ticketing today!