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Down Under Yoga Ascension Program – The Politics of Health

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This 8-week Series combines education, movement, discussion, and collaborative dialogue aimed at understanding our individual and collective potential within a sociopolitical context.

This event will be in-person while simultaneously live-streamed. Virtual space is unlimited. The physical space is limited.

January 23

Education: The Politics of Health: Physical Health Considerations for BIPOC folks and how to maximize our wellness with Dr. Jay Luthar, M.D.

Physical Practice: Flow Vinyasa with Masaaki Okamura.

Dr. Jay Luthar is a primary care physician at Mass General Hospital Revere Healthcare Center. He’s double board-certified in internal medicine and lifestyle medicine, and has a keen interest in medical education and making mind-body medicine accessible to all.

Masaaki Okamura trained in karate with the Hong Kong Royal Police Aikido team and the Asian Olympic Judo team, graduated in psychology and is the Director of Down Under’s Assisting Program.


Every session is 90 minutes: 30 min of education followed by a 60 min physical practice.


Donations are welcomed to support our ability to offer this again, inviting other speakers, all at no cost to the public.


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