with Pooja Virani. This three-part series discusses how to make yoga classes more LGBTQ+ and body positive inclusive by integrating modern social movements and ancient history. Topics explored include, the (mis)representation of LGBTQ+ persons in yoga and society, how this contributes to harm, and the need for greater representation in yoga and community spaces. Stories of LGBTQ+ historical and mythological figures are shared, as well as lessons for the future. Take a critical look at the body positive movement and leave with tools to make yoga safer for LGBTQ+ folx. Part 1 examines the (mis)representation of LGBTQ+ persons in yoga and society.