Uncovering Biases:

Implicit Association Test

Racism Scale

Online workshops:

Yoga for Social Justice: From Cultural Disembodiment to an Elevated Collective Consciousness with Nityda

Healing Collective Trauma – Nityda’s Interview for the Trauma-Informed Yoga Online Summit

Anti-racism trainings:

Layla Saad:

Me and White Supremacy Workbook

Rachel Cargle: Unpacking White Feminism Tour

Free Racialized Trauma Course with Resmaa Menakem

Michelle Cassandra Johnson – Author of Skill in Action

April Harter

Ibram X Kendi

The Racial Equity Institute

Recommended Readings:


My Grandmother’w Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resemaa Menakem

Skill in Action by Michelle Cassandra Johnson

Yoga, the Body, and Embodied Social Change edited by Beth Berila, Melanie Klein, and Chelsea Jackson Roberts

When they call you a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors

Pushout: The Criminalization of of Black Girls in Schools by Monique M. Morris

Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi


White Supremacy as a Trauma Response by Resmaa Menakem

How Racism Began as White on White Violence by Resmaa Menakem

Why People of Color Need Spaces Without White People by Kelsey Blackwell

I Need to Talk to Spiritual White Women About White Supremacy:  Part One by Layla Saad

I Need to Talk to Spiritual White Women About White Supremacy:  Part Two by Layla Saad

The Roots of White Supremacy are in Our Bodies by Madelanne Rust-D’Eye

When People of Color Say They Want Their Own Yoga, White People Should Listen by Krista Lee Hanson

Little Brown Girls and the Whitewashing of Yoga by Crystal McCreary

Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community by Sunshine Behavioral Health


13th  – Ava DuVernay (Netflix)

When They See Us – Ava DuVernay (Netflix)


Seeing White – a Podcast Series with John Biewen and Chenjerai Kumanyika

The Invention of Race 

The Breakdown Podcast with Shaun King

Yoga Talk Podcast Ep 36: Yoga and Social Justice Part One

Yoga Talk Podcast Ep 37: Yoga and Social Justice Part Two

Chitheads Podcast Ep 81- Bo Forbes on Diseases of Disembodiment

Speakout with Tim Wise

Embodiment Time – Dismantling the Systems of Oppression Through Trauma-Conscious Yoga

From the Heart Conversations with Yoga Girl: Cultural Appropriation with Susanna Barataki (Aug 31, 2018)

From the Heart Conversations with Yoga Girl: How to Be a True Ally to Women of Color with Rachel Cargle (Sept 7, 2018)


Black Lives Matter

Co-founded by Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi

Susanna Barkataki

TransJustice: The Audre Lorde Project

Transjustice Funding Project

Yogic Texts:

The Bhagavad Gita translated by Eknath Easwaran

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.

  • Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter