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DT 050: Take Up Space with Cassandra Lam

By Henry Winslow, Yoga Student and Teacher

Cassandra Lam is on a mission to change the way we live and work from the inside out. After a series of traumatic work experiences followed by healing through yoga and meditation, she found the courage to listen to her own voice and create her own career path. A former consultant turned entrepreneur, activist, and wellness advocate, Cassandra is passionate about creating spaces that empower people of color. She currently serves as CEO and cofounder of The Cosmos, a community that creates content for Asian women to flourish and thrive. In this episode, you'll hear from Cassandra on: What each of us brings into our yoga practice, and how yoga can inspire us to embrace our ancestral identities 3 simple steps People of Color can take to feel more confident and valid in uncomfortable environments, including homogenous yoga studios What it means to flourish and thrive vs simply survive, and how the Cosmos is helping Asian American women come together and celebrate their power  Announcements: [SPONSOR] Come with me to the upcoming 50-hour Rocket Yoga practice intensive with David Kyle at Yoga East Austin. Register now: yogaeastaustin.com/rocket Join me for workshops this March in NYC at Yoga Fitness Herald Square, Yoga to the People, and Three Jewels: henrywins.com/events Links from this episode: Fund the Cosmos Summit — make a donation to support a historical gathering of 500 Asian women creators and rule breakers, coming to New York in late summer 2019. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron — Grab a copy of Cassandra's recommended book Get in touch with Cassandra: JoinTheCosmos.com — Learn more about Cassandra's organization and movement Follow @jointhecosmos on Instagram

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