From Individual Radiance to Collective Glow

In this donation-based workshop, we will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with an action-focused discussion supported by movement, breath, and awareness. The suggested donation is $10-$35. Please make your donation directly to One Common Unity, a DC-based 501(c)3 non-profit that supports peace education and the building of a non-violent culture through music and art. Make your donation now, then register to reserve your space in the workshop. When you register, please ignore the donation prompt on the Circle Yoga checkout page, since your donation will have been made directly to One Common Unity.


About the workshop

The growing awareness and individual radiance that develop through our yoga and meditation practice are often not fully tested or refined in the context of larger collective engagement. If we are to cultivate a new spirit of engagement, a new level of social acknowledgement, discovery, and intimacy is needed. Our journey toward social accountability will then merge with our process of personal and spiritual development. Our personal radiance becomes another source of brilliance contributing to the collective glow.

How do we strengthen the connection between our personal development and collective responsibility and interdependence? What practices might be available to support this connection? What opportunities do we see in community involvement to bring the personal and collective together?

Using group discussion, movement, breath, and awareness, we’ll tap into the inherent intelligence of our body-mind for clarity, guidance, strength, and inspiration and reinforce our commitment to this process.


About the teachers

Denise Alston, PhD, RYT 500 guides groups and individuals through a process of uncovering their true purpose (dharma) and managing their resistance to living the lives they desire and deserve. Using yoga teachings and practices, she supports social activists in staying focused and committed to their work.

Eduardo Guedez, MS, E-RTY 500, YACEP has been dedicated to the integration of yoga, meditation, and Nature immersion journeys for over twenty years. His teaching approach is grounded in the biomechanics of alignment and movement, breathing techniques, and yoga philosophy to skillfully attend to the challenges of modern living. He is the founder and executive director of StoneSong Awareness & Nature Center.


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