As a yoga teacher, perhaps you’ve encountered the idea of seva, selfless service, in your studies and practice. While it’s common to hear these words in relation to volunteerism, an expanded understanding might make living a life of service more accessible. It is possible be of service while earning an income and even becoming a leader within your community.
Below, yoga teacher mentors Pamela Stokes Eggleston and Amina Naru share some of their favorite resources to help you lead with compassion and center service in your work.
“Compassionate Leadership in Yoga: The Skills We All Need Now,” Pamela Stokes Eggleston, Yoga Therapy Today, Summer 2019
“Self-Care Has Never Been More Important,” Rebecca A. Clay, Monitor on Psychology, July 2020
“Social Distancing Doesn’t Have to Disrupt Mentorship,” David G. Smith and W. Brad Johnson, Harvard Business Review, April 2020
“Compassion Isn’t a Soft Leadership Skill. It’s a Crucial Power Skill,” Lionel Valdellon, Medium, March 2018
Amina Naru and Pamela Stokes Eggleston are the co-founders of Retreat to Spirit, and deeply passionate about their work in assisting the paradigm shift that is taking place on our beloved mother earth. As internationally recognized leaders in the field of service and yoga with over 30 years of combined experience, their unique leadership style provides people who are seeking more joy, peace, and happiness with tools, mentorship, education and compassionate spaces for growth. Their collaborative work with Retreat to Spirit is based in yoga teachings, social justice and helping others find the right balance of self-care, business strategy, and service in these spaces.
Our first Retreat to Spirit Mentorship cohort is forming now. Join Amina Naru and Pamela Stokes Eggleston for a free webinar and info session on March 23rd at 3 p.m. Pacific / 6 p.m. Eastern.
Program runs from April 1 - June 22, 2021.
Tiered pricing, payment plans, and partial scholarships are available.