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066. The Audacity of Hope for Yoga

Season #3

Tejal Patel is a first-generation Indian American yoga teacher, writer, podcaster, and community organizer.

She advocates for yoga through a social justice lens and educates and empowers individuals and groups around the world to do the same.

She accomplishes this with the Tejal Yoga online studio, the abcdyogi global community, and the Yoga is Dead Podcast.

In this live episode, Jivana and Tejal discuss:

  • The Yoga is Dead podcast
  • How to go from having a concern or awareness and turning it into action
  • The importance of service in yoga
  • Taking yoga off your mat
  • Yoga and politics
  • Tejal's opening Accessible Yoga Conference keynote - "The Audacity of Hope for Yoga"

Connect with Tejal: @tejalyoga

Enjoy one free class at Tejal Yoga, now through Dec 31, 2022 Use code: 100PP-AYCTY at

Tejal Yoga offers accessible movement and continuing education in a warm online environment. Our knowledgeable South Asian instructors are committed to the authentic and spiritual practice of yoga. Join us for any of these community-focused practices: Meditation: All Beings, Meditation: BIPOC Centered Pranayama & Breath Control Pranayama & Breath Slow Poses & Philosophy, Meditation: On Philosophy, Meditation & Sun Salutations, Restorative Poses & Poetry Readings, Science & Spirituality Satsang, Go Beyond The Asanas

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