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Grief as a Portal for Collective Liberation with Tysir Salih

Season #4

"All of the stories from the Bhagavad Gita, it's so clear to me. These are calls to action. We'll even start with ahimsa..."

In this episode, Anjali Rao and Tysir Salih discuss the impact of witnessing multiple genocides and wars in real time and how Yoga practitioners can respond to the atrocities in the world. They also speak to how we can show up in solidarity and in alignment with the yogic teachings.

Tai Salih (she/her) E-RYT® 500, YACEP®, came to Canada as a refugee in her youth. Today she is the Founder of the Red Ma'at Collective and is currently working towards her designation in Psychotherapy. Her dedicated passion to heal through her own traumas has guided her desire to do more for and within the community. Tai's approach encompasses a compassionate and intersectional lens that is geared towards uplifting and empowering BI&WoC/gender-expansive folx. Tai is an intersectional feminist, who believes in uplift and empowering women/gender-expansive folx through intersectional wellness, therapeutic yoga, and education on trauma healing to build resiliency and autonomy.

In this episode, Anjali and Tysir also discuss:

  • Tysir’s path in Yoga and experiences as a yoga practitioner/teacher
  • Our impact on situations happening around the world
  • Practices to support you during times of collective grief 
  • Practices of both Self care and Collective care

Connect with Tai's work here and be sure to  follow her on Instagram!

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