Nicole Marcia

Channdika Thayver

Leslie Wilkin

Jessie Nelson

Farah Nazarali

Avis O’Brien

  • Excerpts of Dr. Taiaiake Alfred’s public lecture
    Reconciliation as Recolonization‘: T. Alfred 20 Sept 2016 By Charlie
    O’Connor – CKUT Community
  • Reflection Question: How can we converse about reconciliation in a way that
    is not perpetuating recolonization?

Tahia Ahmed

Helen Camisa

  • Pre-Reading & Podcast:

    Reflection Questions (300 words or less):
    1. What biases or preconceived ideas might you (or any teacher) have when you see a larger bodied student come in to your class?
    2. What is it about yoga that called you to want to share it? How might a student’s physical limitations affect your ability to share this?

Sashah Rahemtulla

Sarah Holmes de Castro

  1. canadian-pain-task-force-June-2019-report-en
  2. Education-Session-handout
  3. Neil Pearson article
  4. The Atlantic – The Long History of Discrimination in Pain Medicine
  5. Tame The Beast — It’s time to rethink persistent pain

  8. May 23rd Chronic Pain Notes
  9. Chronic Pain YOCP – PART 2

Katyanna Ryan


Recommended but not Required:

Farah Nazarali Section:Common Threads: The Yoga Sutras, Non-violent Communication, and Conflict Resolution

  • Yoga Sutras with Padma Shyam podcast
  • Ahimsa: The Way of Peace with Maya Tiwari podcast




Oppression, Decolonization, Social Justice

  • Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
  • A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott
  • me and white supremacy Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F Saad
  • The Inner Work of Racial Justice by Rhonda Magee