Workshop: "Yoga, Ecology and the Environment" with Swami Omkarananda


The Center for Religion & Spirituality invites you to this public Yoga, Mindfulness and Social Change workshop with Swami Omkarananda.

The path to living in harmony with Earth begins not with fixing the environment, but with fixing ourselves – specifically our perceptions about Earth. Our environmental and social problems (e.g., climate change, species extinction, environmentally-linked cancers, genocide, deforestation) are rooted in separation between ourselves and the environment. We need to see everything: Earth, Cosmos, Sun, Worm, Bee, as well as each other with “new eyes”. This workshop will explore how we can connect modern ecology and environmental activism with the teachings of yoga in a way that inspires contemplation and action.

To Attend
Online registration is open (click Buy Tickets button). In the event the workshop is canceled, participants will be notified by Wednesday, the week of the workshop. Registration fees are refunded only if the workshop is canceled; no refund for partial attendance or no-show.

Please call the Center for Religion and Spirituality at 310-338-2799 or email

About the Speaker
Swami Omkarananda is an ordained interfaith minister and has been a renunciate yogini for nearly 30 years, having originally trained in Australia as a doctor and working as a psychiatrist. After 15 years with a yoga ashram in UK, she joined Sivananda Yoga and moved to California, where she is currently spiritual director of the Sivananda Yoga center in Marina del Rey.

Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 1:00pm to 6:00pm

University Hall, 3324
1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045

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