Tejal Patel | How to play the long game with yoga & social justice?

A Curious Yogi with Bobbi Paidel by Bobbi Paidel

Episode notes

“There’s always someone looking for help, whether we notice it or not. I think that we don’t need to create a reality separate from the actual reality.”

Such a meaningful conversation today with Tejal Patel, a first-generation Indian American yoga teacher, writer, podcaster, and community organizer. Tejal aims to educate and empower individuals and groups worldwide to practice yoga holistically and through a social justice equity lens.


➖ 14:10 Yoga is not a gift given to the world, it’s a relationship

➖23:31 Cultural appropriation vs appreciation

➖32:51 Social justice and yoga are intrinsically linked

➖37:21 What to do with our discomfort?

➖44:21 How you can take action and join larger collectives

➖46:00 Lululemon’s negative climate impact

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