Deconstructing Whiteness in Yoga: A Critical Exploration – Therese Heinisch

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Deconstructing Whiteness in Yoga: A Critical Exploration – Therese Heinisch

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In this thought-provoking lecture, we will delve into the complex intersections of race, culture, and yoga practice. Theoretical insights will shine a light on the impact of cultural appropriation, racism, and whiteness fragility within yoga spaces. As we navigate these challenging topics, participants will have the opportunity to engage in a vibrant and inclusive discussion round. This interactive session aims to foster a deeper understanding of the issues at hand, encouraging a collective reflection on how we can work towards a more equitable and inclusive yoga community. Join us for this vital conversation, challenging assumptions and contributing to a journey of critical exploration in yoga.

Therese Heinisch is a yoga teacher, activist, and researcher, holding an MA in Traditions of Yoga and Meditation from SOAS, University of London. She completed her hatha yoga training at Sebastian-Kneipp-Akademie and is a founding member of The Pink House, an institute for holistic health and well-being in Kosovo. Passionate about precise alignment in asana and yoga philosophy, Therese’s research focuses on modern yoga as a global social phenomenon, exploring the intersection of emancipation, self-care, and yoga. Her dedication to the practice and study of yoga is evident in her diverse roles within the community. Therese is associated with the professional association BDY (

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2024-04-25 @ 19:00 to
2024-04-25 @ 20:30

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