Sofie talks to Jessamyn Stanley about teaching yoga, understand that the good and the bad have to happen, spending time with people who don’t practice yoga, harvesting compassion, juggling projects, living in a marginalised body in a world prefers for you to be marginalised, happiness, the mixing of good and bad, the value of crying, the relationship between aggression and politics, living in the USA in 2018, gun violence, self care, Harry Potter, being tokenised, the Yoga Industrial Complex, authenticity, unlearning respectability bullshit, taking victories, being a fat black queer person and The Spice Girls reunion.


Trigger warning – suicide, marginalisation, slavery, gun violence