Yoga and Social Justice Conference – Engaging Spiritual practice for Compassionate Change

May 6, 2016

Saturday & Sunday, June 11 & 12, 2016

Book now for Saturday session
suggested donation $20-$40 any amount gratefully accepted


Join our growing community for a weekend of practical workshops and presentations. Meet fellow yoga practitioners, activists, service advocates, thought leaders and others who are effectively living their social justice values through the teaching and practice of yoga.

We welcome Teachers, parents, yogis, health care professionals, community organizations, socially responsible enterprises, and everyone interested in making a difference in your local community.

Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12

Saturday Workshops at Ed Roberts Campus, 9:30 am – 5 pm

(suggested donation range $20-$40 (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Join our great group of guest presenters from the Bay Area, New York and Los Angeles!

Keynote Speaker Ericka Huggins

Dr Broderick Rodell, Jill Satterfield, Leslie Booker, Nkechi Njaka, Prison Yoga Project, Sabrina Strings, Valerie Jew, Melanie Klein and the Yoga and Body Image Coalition, Zubin Shroff


Saturday Program

9:30-10:00 am Registration and breakfast provided by Sweet Adeline
10:00-10:45 am Opening keynote with Ericka Huggins
11:00- 12:30 pm Session 1 (Broderick Rodell, Sabrina Strings & Valerie Jew)

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch

1:30-2:45 pm Session 2 (Nkechi Njaka, Jill Satterfield & Zubin Shroff)
3:00-4:15 pm Session 3 (Leslie Booker, PYP, Melanie Klein)
4:30-5:00 pm Closing Celebration


Sunday Workshops at 3 East Bay Venues! 
1. Anasa Yoga 1-4 pm
How to Embody Skillful Speech in Action with Leslie Booker
Reservations through Anasa Yoga here
2. Ed Roberts Campus – TBA
3. Joachim Miller Park 12-4 pm
Nature as Teacher with Zubin Shroff 
Sunday Community Dinner Celebrations
On Sunday evening members of the Piedmont Yoga community will host dinners in various community spaces.  We invite you all to join – More details will be sent to all conference registrants.
More details at or call 510 652-3336

Join the event
Piedmont Yoga
Sharing Rigorous, Compassionate Yoga
Throughout the East Bay!

Sharing yoga with diverse communities
with respect, commitment and compassion.

Find out more here!

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