Sunday, April 23, 2017
07.00 – 08.30 AM
Initiated by Yuddhi Widdyantoro, Yoga Gembira (Social Yoga Club) is an open community for anyone interested in yoga, well-being, holistic health, social movements that bring people to betterment.
Yoga Gembira with 350.org Indonesia, CIRI (Citra Kartini Indonesia) and The Climate Reality Project Indonesia organized a yoga event and a climate talk in Taman Suropati, a beautiful park in the center of Jakarta.
Mathew Boms led the practice, assisted by Yudhi Widdyantoro and Metta Anggriani, a yoga instructor and a climate leader trained in Jakarta in 2011. Among the more than 100 attendees were several Indonesian climate leaders who regularly practice yoga.
The climate talk centered around Climate Reality activities and the spiritual aspects of protecting the earth.
350.org believes in a safe climate and a better future — a just, prosperous, and equitable world built with the power of ordinary people. Its online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions bring together a global network active in over 188 countries.
CIRI (Citra kartini Indonesia) facilitates economic empowerment for women. Among the group’s programs are practical training sessions to help women set up their own home businesses, including providing them with free “Coding Mum” short courses. CIRI believes that women play an important role in battling climate change. That belief manifests itself as set of green activities for women.