Join yoga teacher and organizational consultant Kate Johnson for a mindful, embodied approach to cultivating inclusion and avoiding harm. You will leave the weekend with best practices for teaching yoga in diverse community in an authentic, liberated way.

Kate Johnson loves working at the intersections of spiritual practice, social action and creativity, and is a participant in Spirit Rock’s 2017-2021 Teacher Training Program. Currently, Kate teaches at New York Insight, The Rubin Museum, the School for Visual Arts, Spirit Rock and at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. She is also on staff at Buddhist Peace Fellowship, where she designs online educational programs integrating Buddhadharma and Social Justice. She is the author of Friendship as Freedom: Mindful Practices for Resisting Oppression and Building Community.


  • Saturday, Oct 5
    • 12:30 – 3:30:
      • Where do We Begin?: Mindful Speaking and Compassionate Listening
      • Liberation Lexicon: Developing a Shared Language for Inclusive Community
    • Sunday, Oct 6
      • 12:30-3:00
        • Rhizome Map: Seeing Privilege and Oppression in Ourselves and Our World
        • What Would You Do?: Case Studies
      • 3:30-5:30
        • Toolkit: Best Practices in Cultivating Diverse Yoga Community
        • Closing and Next Steps


    • $45 individual workshops
    • $125 weekend
    • $175: 15-hours applied towards 300-hour accreditation | includes 7.5 hours homework