Episode 198: Faith Hunter, “You can’t be spiritual and not stand for something.”

On this episode, I’m joined by Washington, DC yoga studio owner and world-traveling yoga teacher Faith Hunter. You may remember Faith from episode 37 where she shared her story of coping with the loss of her brother. I wanted to check in with Faith to find out how she’s doing, to ask her about her new projects, and to get her take on how the white yoga community can be more actively anti-racist and support the BIPOC community.

A few things we cover:

* Faith talks about her new online platform, Embrace Om and her new talk show, Spiritually Fly Life

* We talk about the tendency to bypass or ignore the problem of racism within the yoga community

* She shares how yoga studios can take steps toward supporting the BIPOC community

* We talk about the importance of representation, inclusive language, and collaboration

This is the first of many conversations I hope we have within our community.

RECOMMENDED AND RELATED LINKS

Faith’s new show, Spiritually Fly Life

Embrace Om

Episode 79: Faith Hunter on Coping with Grief

An explanation of Comfort In, Dump Out

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