I started yoga in college on a whim and loved it. Like most people, I came to the mat for the physical and stayed for the mental and emotional. I was completely scattered and looking for a way to feel
The connection between yoga and my eating disorder was not initially apparent, nor was it a direct line from point A to point B. Many people in recovery can probably tell you they have heard at one point or another
As the teardrops cascaded onto my mat and my breath yo-yo’d all too familiarly, the shame flowed in uncontrollably, attempting to consume me. Downward dog, one legged dog, chaturanga-the poses flew through my burdened being as my breath slowly moseyed
Perhaps one of the most devastating and enduring consequences of an eating disorder is the isolation and loneliness experienced by the affected person. Eating disorders both create and thrive in isolation. Making the presence of collaborative and supportive relationships an
Join the TRUST THE YOGA PODCAST where Jennifer Perry of 359° Yoga sits down with Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher and Yoga and Body Image Coalition Leadership Team Member Natalie Cummings.
Natalie opens up about how trauma came to be the foundation
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