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Yoga and Healing

One Last Word on Yoga and Trauma

Margaret Howard | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Howard

For all of us who work with human beings, our humility brings us always back to: First, do no harm. Sometimes that's hard. Sometimes we make mistakes, notice things we wish we'd known before, or had been able to handle or perform better.

Part III: Trauma Training Should Be Mandatory for Yoga Teachers

Margaret Howard | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Howard

Don't insist a student take a pose s/he doesn't want to do. Don't ask twice. Respect your students' body wisdom. Become unattached to that teacher/student hierarchy. Teach your students to trust themselves. That's how they'll make friends with their bodies. That's how they'll heal.

Sex Scandals Got You Down? 6 Ways Yoga Helps Heal Invisible Wounds

Suzanne Clores | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Clores

I cannot imagine handling the intense social, political and personal challenges of American adulthood without drawing on yoga's very practical healing methods. But that's just me. See for yourself.