Spirituality & Health Magazine

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Thu, November 03 2016

MC YOGI: A Mindful Approach to Politics

By:
Bianca Alexander

In this era of sparring bipartisan political agendas and unapologetic mudslinging among campaigning rivals, it can be challenging not to get sucked into a downward spiral of negativity each time you turn on the news.

For inspiration on keeping your head above the fray and becoming an agent for conscious change, watch this episode. We’re on location at D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial for Chant4Change where we caught up with recording artist MC Yogi, one of the first of his kind to marry the culture and beats of hip-hop to the ancient teachings of yoga. Though he spent much of his high school years painting graffiti and living in a group home for at-risk youth, it was the combination of hip-hop and yoga that helped him transcend his inner demons and eventually become the world-renown yoga teacher and billboard charting performer we know today.

Watch this episode to learn MC Yogi’s approach to overcoming the darkness, violence and separation of our modern times, and how he uses chanting, yoga and mindfulness to stay grounded on the spiritual path amidst crashing worlds.

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Bianca is the creative director and host of Conscious Living, a lifestyle TV show highlighting health, sustainability and spirituality, now airing on broadcast TV across the U.S. She is a certified yoga instructor and plant-based nutritionist. Connect with her on twitter @ConsciousTV or via Conscious Living TV on facebook and instagram.