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Practice for Peace: A Virtual Yoga Summit to Support Yoga United for Ukraine

Practice for Peace | PANELISTS
June 21, noon1:30 pm.


Global Wellness Experts Come Together for Virtual IDY 2022 Summit About Using Yoga to Overcome Trauma and Find Peace

Hosted by Souljourn Yoga Foundation,
All Proceeds Donated to Yoga United for Ukraine, an organization helping children and adolescents with cancer affected by war

WHAT: This International Day of Yoga, join Souljourn Yoga Foundation, the World Association of Former United Nations Interns and Fellows (WAFUNIF), and global yoga and wellness change-makers for a virtual summit featuring a 30-minute meditation and yoga practice followed by an expert-led panel discussion and Q&A about yoga as a vehicle for cultivating peace – within ourselves and in the world around us – all while giving back to the children of Ukraine. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Yoga United for Ukraine.

Presented by Souljourn Yoga Foundation and World Association of Former United Nations Interns and Fellows

WHEN: Tuesday, June 21st, 2022, 9am PDT, 12pm EDT, 5pm GMT

FORMAT: 30-minute virtual yoga and meditation practice led by Jordan Ashley, Founder of Souljourn Yoga Foundation, followed by an expert-led panel discussion and Q&A


Liliana Bucur Cress: President of WAFUNIF (Moderator)

Jordan Ashley: Founder of Souljourn Yoga Foundation

Leigh Leibel: Yoga Therapist, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center; Sponsor of Yoga United for Ukraine

Marsha D. Banks-Harold: Director, PIES Holistic Yoga Therapy Training Program, IAYT Board of Directors

Christine Moghadam: Founder of Corc Yoga

Ashley Deleon: Founder of Ashley DeLeon Pilates

Sarah Naomi Jones: Befriending the Body Program Coordinator, The Center for Trauma and Resilience

TOPICS: Panelists will discuss the challenging times we are living in and how yoga can help us:

  • ●  Impact change within ourselves and the world

  • ●  Find relief from trauma and fear

  • ●  Improve our physical and mental health

  • ●  Experience more joy, happiness, and peace

  • ●  Cultivate a more spiritual community

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