Susanna Barkataki 2019-10-07T19:10:19+00:00

Episode 4

Using our Energy for the Greater Good with Susanna Barkataki

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Susanna Barkataki is a diversity coach, inclusivity trainer and yoga culture advocate and the Founder of Ignite Institute. She is honored to have worked in education, training and social justice for over two decades. She studied with her family and Masters in India and the United States in the Hatha Yoga tradition. Today, she trains yoga teachers, studios, nonprofits and businesses in person and online to become leaders in equity, diversity and yogic values so they can embody thriving yoga leadership with integrity and confidence. She believes we can grow our businesses with integrity and confidence by leading with our hearts and our values.

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  • What is cultural appropriation
  • When cultural appreciation becomes appropriation
  • How we can use our energy for the greater good
  • What teachers can do to educate themselves
  • How to share that knowledge with students



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