Karma Yoga

We are changing the way we serve our homeless friends!

The way we are delivering food to our homeless friends in Atlanta through our StreetMeals program is changing. Because the Peachtree and Pine Homeless Shelter is closing, we have partnered with SafeHouse Outreach (SHO), an Atlanta based nonprofit organization that provides p...

A Kids Art Journey to Tblisi, Georgia

I'm about to board a plane to Tblisi, Georgia. I'm talking about the other Georgia, y'all — The Republic of Georgia. It's an 11 hour flight. I'm going to do art projects with several groups of underserved children in a couple of different facilities in the villages of Chiatur...

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 ...

Jail Yoga Program Expansion Part 1 – The 11 Karmic Spaces

I've been teaching yoga at the Dekalb County Jail since its inception in January 2008. I can't believe it's been 7 years! The yoga program is part of STOP – Substance Abuse Treatment Offenders  Program - a jail-based 90-day mandated program. In collaboration with the DeKalb ...

Fleeting

I’ve stopped assigning values to the walls and oddly shaped windows and big clanging locks. It is just halls and doors leading to people who want to learn yoga. The class has evolved into a beginner level asana class, with equal parts breath-work and meditation. We have spent t...

Kashi Ashram Garden – Spring 2015, By Bhadra Kali

For many years, the month of April promised a visit to Kashi Atlanta, by our Guru, Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati. Preparations for Her Gardens began in October and continued up to the day of Her arrival. [caption id="attachment_2275" align="alignright" width="225"] Tulips at Kashi Atl...

Karma Yoga: Union through Action

Karma Yoga is the path of union through action. I seek a deeper meaning within myself through my actions and how I serve the physical ashram. If I stay focused on a task with all its moving parts and  put my love and sacredness into the task, my small (minded) self disappear...

Saturday morning at the local Jail

I am fortunate to have the grace of coordinating our Jail Yoga Program. On Saturday, November 22, 2014 I had the privilege of meeting the next group of ladies in the STOP program. Walking through the metal detector, the alarm went off and I quickly realized it was my shoes. The s...

Yogathon 2014

Every year the Yogathon raises critical funding for Kashi Atlanta Community Service Programs including Street Meals, Hospital KidsArt, The Care Team providing support for the sick and infirmed in the community; Yoga in the Community providing yoga classes in senior centers and ja...