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Yoga & Nonviolence: Moving Toward a State of Inner Peace

June 18, 2024
By Tracy Abler, Justice Coordinator

Yoga & Nonviolence: Moving Toward a State of Inner Peace
Saturday, August 10, 2024
10:00 AM-12:00 PM Pacific Time
Join Campaign Nonviolence (A Project of Pace e Bene) for an online event with Carla Conde

In this workshop you will:

  • Understand the Definition of Yoga and Its Connection to Nonviolence:
    Learn how yoga supports individual growth and betterment physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
  • Explore Various Definitions of Violence and Its Types/Aspects:
    Gain a deeper understanding of what nonviolence entails.
  • Learn Yoga's Principles to Address Violence:
    Discover how principles such as ahimsa (nonviolence), satya (truthfulness), and svadhaya (self-study/discovery) can address violence towards oneself and society.
  • Understand the Role of the Autonomic Nervous System and Polyvagal Theory:
    Explore how these concepts impact our sense of inner peace and provide insights into cultivating self-awareness and self-regulation in daily life.
  • Practice Gentle Physical Postures and Breathing Exercises:
    Enhance self-awareness, self-regulation, and empowerment through Yoga practices.
  • Engage in Questions and Discussion:
    Participate in an interactive session for further clarification and discussion.

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