Posts By: Anabelle Budd

Why Victoria marches

Violence towards Indigenous people in Canada is not only historical On Feb. 17, I participated in Victoria’s Stolen Sisters Memorial March, standing behind the Indigenous women, girls, and 2spirit drummers and singers who were leading the community. We walked to remember and honour Indigenous women, girls, and 2spirit people who have gone missing and been… Read more »

Finding joy through breath at the Victoria Yoga Conference

It would have required considerable effort for me to be crabby last Saturday and Sunday morning, despite the early rise and lack of caffeine. And if you, like me, were at the Victoria Yoga Conference, that feeling likely resonates with you. The sixth annual Victoria Yoga Conference (VYC) promised a “weekend of inspiration, motivation, and… Read more »

The predictable backlash to #MeToo

The #MeToo movement is making strides at upping the ante on a societal level when it comes to taking cases of sexual assault more seriously. The process and sentencing of Larry Nassar —  former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University sports clinic doctor accused by 265 young women and girls of sexual abuse and sentenced to 40… Read more »