When I first started practicing yoga, I would hear teachers say things like, “Notice what’s happening in your big toe,” or “How deeply are you breathing right now?,” and I’d just laugh inside and move along.
I thought this was just
Trauma-Informed Lens Yoga believes CONSENT matters, WORDS matter, ACTIONS matter, ATTITUDES matter, KNOWLEDGE matters, POWER DYNAMICS matter, KINDNESS matters, AWARENESS matters, CONSIDERATION matters, PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY matters and TRAUMA-INFORMED PRACTICE in public yoga classrooms matters.
Gwen Soffer and Melissa Lucchesi of Trauma-Informed Lens
Although I have never been officially diagnosed with an eating disorder, I have struggled with body image and disordered eating for years. There were times when I refused to eat anything containing even a gram of fat. I thought if
As a nervous Canadian, I watched the U.S. election with great interest. Although I wish the outcome were different, I am glad it is over. This election played out on social media like a reality TV show, offering us an
The following content was written by Jessica Anderson for My Body Does and has been cross-posted with permission. For the original article, see here.
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