Rachelle Knowles is an Atlanta-based yoga instructor and the founder of Cultivate Union, a community non-profit organization that promotes sustainability, access, and equity in the Atlanta yoga community. Rachelle’s work is anchored in the belief that mindful movement and awareness practices are the most democratic tools available for collective healing and positive social change.
In this episode, you’ll hear from Rachelle on:
- Why yoga should be treated as a legitimate profession, and what she and her non-profit organization are doing about it
- What it means to “democratize” yoga at multiple levels, and how yoga teachers with alternative voices, interests, and relationships can access financial resources to continue their education and commitment service
- How to reroute your brain toward intentionality and away from reactivity by changing a setting on your phone
- Getting inspired by movers and shakers in your community and bringing the same energy to your own zone of genius and passion
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- Looking to deepen your practice without the teacher training? Sign up for the 30-hour Yoga Immersion over Labor Day weekend at Lighthouse Yoga School with Jared McCann, Aviad Sasi, and Henry Winslow. Get 10% OFF your tuition with code HENRYWINS: henrywins.com/events
- Take a WAYcation this July to Chicago! Join Henry for a fun-filled 4-day weekend of yoga and excursions through Chi-town. Enter code HenryWAYChi (case sensitive) for 10% OFF your 4-day pass: henrywins.com/events
Links from this episode:
- The Giving Kitchen — one of the non-profits that inspired Rachelle to create Cultivate Union
- Yoga Buzz — another non-profit that inspired Rachelle to take action
- Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by Adrienne Maree Brown — Rachelle’s recommended book on Amazon
Get in touch with Rachelle!