All posts by Amala

A visit from Yoga Journal

Yoga Journal is traveling the US this summer to capture the culture and passion of yoga today. The team stopped by our ashram last week to take Swami Jaya Devi’s yoga class and did an interview with her and one of out Classical Yoga Teacher Training grads, Jaya Dasi (Chelse...

Feed Everyone! A chat about chili, cornbread and service.

For the fifth year this week we are hosting our annual Vegetarian Chili & Cornbread Cookoff event to deliciously raise money in support of our seva programs: Street Meals (a weekly program to make 300+ brown bag lunches to feed the men at the Peachtree Pine Men's Shelter); Ka...

The detox saved my life. I wouldn’t be here if I kept drinking.

Maggie Flynt graduated from our Classical Yoga Teacher Training program in 2016.  Soon thereafter, the k-12 school psychologist made a big transition relocating to beautiful Pahoa, Hawaiʻi —“a dream come true”, to use her own words. Maggie credits so much of her inn...

Jaya Dasi’s Easter Egg Roll at the White House

You might be surprised to learn that one of the oldest annual events in the history of the White House is the traditional Easter Egg Roll Party held on the South Lawn every Easter Monday since 1878. This year, on March 28, our yoga teacher Jaya Dasi and 24 other yoga leaders ...

Kashi Atlanta Jail Yoga Featured on Local TV

Senior teacher Devaki is leading our karma yoga program at the Dekalb County Jail, which is part of their “Options for Living and Learning” program. Our yoga teachers have been volunteer teaching at DeKalb County Jail since January 2008. The yoga classes were initially ...

CYTT Alumna Heather Roop Starring in Action Movie “AWOL-72”

Local Atlanta Actor, Producer, and Kashi Atlanta Yoga Teacher Training Graduate, Heather Roop, will premiere her movie "AWOL-72" in Atlanta on Friday, September 25. AWOL-72 was filmed in Los Angeles and stars Luke Goss, RZA and Bokeem Woodbine in addition to Heather Roop. It is ...

Jacoby Ballard: Building a Welcoming Yoga Community

This article was originally published in the May 2015 print edition of Yoga Journal and is being reposted with permission. You can read the original article here. Jacoby Ballard completed our Classical Yoga Teacher Training course in 2004. He will be teaching a special Trans*...