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STUDIO | Cultural appropriation in yoga: what is it and why does it matter?

30th April 2023 @ 13:00 - 16:30

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STUDIO | Cultural appropriation in yoga: what is it and why does it matter?


This discussion group will explore what the concept of cultural appropriation is, how it applies within the yoga sphere and why it should be of concern to yoga practitioners, teachers, studio owners and brand promoters. We will also begin to explore what changes we may wish to make and how we might continue our growth.


Perfect for:

  • All yoga practitioners
  • yoga teachers; new, experienced and in-training
  • studio owners
  • and anyone with an interest in this important area!






* £35

* Included in Yoga Hero Membership



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About Zoe


Zoe (GradDip, BSc, MBACP Senior Accred) has worked in mental health for sixteen years in a variety of roles and settings. This has included support work in a residential setting, acute crisis support, inpatient and community advocacy and befriending scheme participation/coordination. She has worked as a qualified psychotherapist for over a decade, working predominantly with young people and adults with complex trauma and disadvantage.

She has been a qualified yoga teacher for over five years, graduating from a 250hr, year-long course in Leeds.



About Subraj

Meet Subraj!

‘Culturally I come from a North Indian heritage and have been practicing yoga as an exercise form for 17 years.’

Owner of holistic health business Yuvora.co.uk, he offers private yoga teaching and health coaching and says, ‘This position allows me to share my passion for healthy living and helping others.’

In addition to this Subraj is a writer – ‘Through my work, I intend to share my knowledge with others. The goal is to publish a book, but in the meantime; I am making all current work available for free via my blog (while it gets refined).’

Subraj’s special areas of interest are Indian philosophy, Western Psychology and natural science. Subraj adds, ‘These areas build on my previous profession in pharmacy and addiction management.’

Subraj’s qualifications:

  • The Medicines Counter Assistant Certificate.
  • Pharmacy Healthcare Assistant Diploma.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science.
  • NVQ Level 3 Pharmacy Dispensing.
  • Level 4 Diploma in Coaching.
  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Nutrition & Health.
  • Integrative Nutrition Health Coach (Institute for Integrative Nutrition)
  • Exploring Anxiety Level 3 (Open University)
  • BSc (Hons) Business and Management.
  • MA in Information Management.
  • RYS 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate.



30th April 2023
13:00 - 16:30
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