Meditation & Yoga Occupy Wall Street (Michael Franti, Deepak Chopra, Russell Simmons…)

Via Ari Setsudo Pliskin
on Oct 4, 2011
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A fascinating thing to watch as yoga becomes more popular not only as an individual practice, but as a unifying (peaceful) battle cry and demonstration of dissent. Controlled chaos and harmonized yoga for a better world. Namaste, peaceful warriors. – Yoga Dork

Protesting with Peace.


Meditation (with Russell Simmons)

2 Minute Meditation (with Deepak Chopra)

Michael Franti at Occupy Wall Street on banks


About Ari Setsudo Pliskin

Ari Setsudo Pliskin is Zen Yogi who works to actualize the interconnectedness of life online and on the streets. While once addicted to school, Ari has balanced his geekiness with spiritual practice and time spent on society’s margins. As a staff member of the Zen Peacemakers, Ari assisted Zen Master Bernie Glassman in his teaching around the world. Ari studies Zen at the Green River Zen Center in Greenfield, MA and is an Iyengar-style yoga teacher. Ari loves comic books as well. Ari currently serves as the Executive Director of the Stone Soup Café . Connect with Ari on Facebook or Twitter: @AriPliskin.


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