MISSION

  • To honour the richness of yoga and embrace the responsibility to include and represent the diversity of students and teachers who live the traditions of yoga;
  • To inspire people around the world to practice, heal, strengthen and flourish as individuals and communities;
  • To teach and share accessible yogic, taoist and meditative practices;
  • To promote body positivity: aiming to help everyone make peace with their body image;
  • To redefine yoga to be more inclusive: every body, every one, every limb;
  • To constantly innovate: embracing new technology to share yoga, taoist practices and meditation more widely;
  • To respect all traditions of yoga and all yogic practices;
  • To promote Dhyana Yoga (mind-work, mindfulness or meditation) above all other practices, yoga is not at all simply a physical practice;
  • To offer practical guidance through personal experience and knowledge that suits the inevitable movement, flux and unpredictability of daily life;
  • To encourage individuals and communities, through these self-reflexive practices to find their own agency within the structures in which they are living;
  • To support secular ethics and non-religious spirituality;
  • To share one of the most universal, effective, secular, complete and simple practices that I have come across, Integral Yoga; and
  • To provide updates on educational research towards the integration of meditative practice into Higher Education Pedagogy (HEP) for students’ holistic development.