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Yoga, Diversity, and Empowerment: A Journey with Jessamyn Stanley

Event Details

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
7 p.m.
Tripp Commons, Memorial Union
Entrepreneur and yoga instructor Jessamyn Stanley will share her thoughts on inclusive wellness approaches and intersectionality at Tripp Commons in Memorial Union Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. as part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) Committee's free lecture lineup . The event, titled “ Yoga, Diversity, and Empowerment: A Journey with Jessamyn Stanley ,” will feature a 60-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute audience Q&A. No tickets are necessary – admission is free and open to the public , with live captioning and American Sign Language interpreters provided.  Co-founder of  The Underbelly , a virtual yoga studio focused on creating authenticity and approachability within the yoga community, Stanley believes in transforming wellness from a universal idealized look to an approach that adapts to the unique needs of each person and body. Her books, “Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear, Get On the Mat, Love Your Body.” and “Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance,” have reached global audiences and provide perspectives on a body-positive and inclusive approach to yoga, wellness and loving oneself. The  WUD DLS Committee  brings engaging and influential people to the UW–Madison.  Check out our website, , to nominate future speakers for our series.  Our committee meetings are held during the educational semesters from 6pm - 7pm in Memorial Union.  See Today in The Union boards for specific room.