"The teacher placed their open palm on my lower abdomen and forcefully adjusted my pelvis without asking permission. I never knew when the teacher would come around. After 15 years of yoga classes, I considered abandoning my practice." -Trauma Informed
The following content was written by Janet Lowndes at Mind Body Well and has been cross-posted with permission. For the original article, see here.
The language of ‘body image’ is common in our culture of attention to appearance, and lately, conversation
Several years ago I had an experience that changed my teaching for good. I had been teaching Yoga for about three years, when one day I arrived to teach my class and realized I had left my lesson plan at
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It’s time and I am SO excited – 30 new stories to promote inquiry and understanding as well nurture and inspire.
It is my deepest desire that the shared narratives in Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories from Yoga Renegades
Last year the Yoga and Body Image Coalition was honored to be a participating organization in the inaugural World Eating Disorders Action Day. We united with organizations and activists representing 40 countries to increase awareness, eradicate myths and collectively advocate for
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