Calendar of social equity programs

Compiled by Ruby Philips


Saturday, January 26  12:30 – 2 pm  8 Limbs Yoga Capitol Hill, 500 E.Pike St., 98122

Lay Down to Rise Up—Restorative Yoga for POC, led by Mary Imani

Info & registration here


Friday, March 8   6 – 9 pm   Columbia City Church of Hope, 3818 S. Angeline, 98118

Lama Rod Owens: Liberation through Love and Rage—POC caucus   Black queer Dharma, co-author of Radical Dharma

Info & registration here.

See also weekend workshop open to all below


POC event with visiting Dharma teacher Kaira Jewel Lingo

Saturday, March 23   time & location TBD

For more information, contact Genevieve


POC Meditation Group  in the tradition of Plum Village/Thich Nhat Hanh

Ongoing: first & third Sunday 6 – 8 pm    Dharma Gate, 1910 – 24th Ave. S., 98144

Info & registration here


POC Meditation group  in the tradition of Shambhala

Ongoing: first Sunday 1 – 2:30 pm Shambhala Seattle, 3107 E. Harrison St., 98112

March 3, April 7, May 5, NOT in February

Info & registration here


Ongoing: first & third Thursdays  7:15 – 8:45 pm 8 Limbs Capitol Hill, 500 E. Pike St.,  98122

Yoga for People of Color

Info & registration here


Ongoing: scholarships available for POC & other marginalized folks for

8 Limbs Yoga Teacher Training programs

Info & regsitration here


EVENTS FOR ASPIRING WHITE ALLIES TO GROW TOGETHER

Breaking Down Barriers: Reaching for Blackness   workshop on race & privilege with Aaron Johnson & Porsha Reed; includes meditation, yoga, dance, music

Saturday, January 26  9 am – 3 pm  Cunning Crow Apothecary, 9024 Greenwood N., 98103

OR Sunday, January 27 (one session each day)    9414 Roosevelt Way NE., 98115

Saturday workshop link

Sunday workshop link


Roots in Resilience: workshop for white anti-racist organizers to integrate spiritual practice into racial justice work

Thursday, January 31  7 – 9 pm Casa Latina, 317 – 17th Ave. S., 98144

RSVP LINK: Please RSVP so we can have an accurate head count.


Book study group using Robin DiAngelo’s book What Does it Mean to be White?

Sunday, February 10   2 – 4 pm and every other Sunday for 6 sessions

Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N.85th St., 98103

Facebook link


Undoing Whiteness series—embodied white awareness learning (can attend either or both; each session is unique)

Wednesdays, Feb. 13 & March 13   6:30 – 8 pm  Rainier Beach Yoga, 8311 – 48th Ave. S., 98118

Info & registration click here


EVENTS FOR BOTH POC & ASPIRING ALLIES TO LEARN & GROW

Tuere Sala—Dharma talk series on aversion

Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 16  7 – 9 pm SIMS, 2729 – 6th S., 98134

Info & registration here


Tuere Sala—9-month intensive study course on Dependent Origination

One Sunday/month beginning February 10   1 – 4 pm  SIMS, 2729 – 6th S., 98134

Info & registration click here


Practicing Ahimsa: Nonviolent Communication Principles with Chiarra Guerrieri

6 Sunday course, March 3 – April 23   12:30 – 2 pm

Wedgwood 8 Limbs Yoga, 7545 – 35th Ave. NE, 98115

Info & registration here


Lama Rod Owens: Liberation through Love and Rage   

Saturday – Sunday, March 9 – 10   Sat: 9 – noon, 2 – 5 pm, Sun.:9 – noon

Columbia City Church of Hope, 3818 S. Angeline, 98118

Black queer Dharma, co-author of Radical Dharma

Info & registration here

See also POC caucus Friday night, March 8 above


Bystander Intervention workshop—embodied nonviolence to support targets, de-escalation

Sunday, March 17 2 – 4 pm Admiral Cong. UCC, 4320 SW Hill St., 98116

Registration here


Venerable Pannavati at SIMS (2729 – 6th Avenue South, Seattle 98134)

Dharma talk  – Friday, March 29, 7 – 9 pm Info & registration here

Non-residential retreat, Saturday & Sunday, 9 am – 4:30 pm.  Info & registration here.