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Yoga: How We Serve in Hospitals to Prevent Illness and Foster Health

Rob Schware | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Judi Bar, a yoga therapist and yoga program manager at Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Institute. Cleveland Clinic is ranked as ...

Yoga: How We Serve The Blind In The Art Of Self-Study

Rob Schware | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 39 million people are blind; over 15 million live in India.

12-Step-Style Yoga for Addiction and Depression

Rob Schware | Posted 03.10.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

Fortunately, I have experienced the miracle of recovery. I know that I can only keep what I have by giving it away. I now live a full, rich life that continues to fulfill and surpass my biggest hopes and dreams for myself.

Bridging the Worlds of Yoga and Social Activism

Rob Schware | Posted 03.04.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

From 2007 to 2011 Andrea MacDonald served as an activist against climate change. She eventually left her role as a community organizer against the Enbridge Gateway pipeline in British Columbia and started yoga teacher training.

Yoga: The Journey of Inner Healing For Returning Veterans

Rob Schware | Posted 02.25.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

'What motivated me at first was how good I felt doing yoga; I wanted to share my discovery with the world! What motivates me now is how valuable this tool is to the world at this time. My passion for yoga has grown deeper and deeper, as I experience its gifts within my personal life.'

Tips for a Safe Yoga Practice

Rob Schware | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Phil Rolfe, a physical therapist in Boulder, Colorado, who works at a clinic where he sees primarily spine patients. Boulde...

Yoga: Serving Those Who Serve

Rob Schware | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Olivia Kvitne, who started her service career in 2003 teaching low-cost private yoga sessions for people with disabilities w...

Yoga: Empowering First Responders and Children

Rob Schware | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Debby Kaminsky, a former advertising executive who decided in 2006 she wanted to sell the benefits of transformation. She to...

Yoga Behind Bars

Rob Schware | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Natalie Cielle, who has taught over 250 classes to incarcerated youth and adults, and trained over 125 yoga teachers to tea...

Yoga for Everyone, Everywhere: Yoga Across America

Rob Schware | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Gina Garcia, a former television journalist and California Capitol correspondent. She is a 500-hour certified Baptiste Pow...

Suzanne Manafort: Bringing Mindful Yoga Therapy to Veterans

Rob Schware | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

My definition of yoga is more about the way I live my life now than what I do on my mat. I try to live my life as my practice.

Yoga: Peace and Justice for Urban Youth

Rob Schware | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

The more I learn about chronic stress and trauma the more I see their tentacles everywhere, affecting school performance and dropout rates, crime, violence and public health. I see bringing yoga to youth as a revolutionary act.

Yoga: How We Serve Those in Uniform and Their Spouses

Rob Schware | Posted 11.09.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Susan Barber, who, for the past four years, has been working with military spouses in Wiesbaden, Germany. Many of these wome...

Yoga: How We Serve Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Africa

Rob Schware | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with George Acire (whose name means "I have passed through pain"). George teaches yoga at Mandala House in Gulu, Uganda. Mandala ...

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Therapy in Practice

Rob Schware | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with David Emerson, who was a social worker for 10 years before going to graduate school to become a therapist -- a talk-based ps...

Integrating Yoga Into Personal Recovery and 12-Step Work

Rob Schware | Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Laura Cobb, a certified yoga instructor, personal trainer, and alcoholic. Laura started drinking in her 30s after living in...

Yoga in Correctional Facilities: It's All About the Love

Rob Schware | Posted 09.24.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Anneke Lucas, who in 2010 started teaching yoga and meditation at Bayview Women's Correctional Facility in Chelsea, N.Y., in...

Bringing Yoga to Public Libraries

Rob Schware | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Christa Avampato, who started a yoga program in 2005 at the Darden School at UVA (where she received an MBA degree). Not sur...

Service Yoga: How We Connect With the Villages of Costa Rica

Rob Schware | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Joshua Canter, who, unlike most of us, began his spiritual journey at 16 when his grandmother gave him the book Be Here Now ...

Yoga: How We Can Use Yoga Retreats to Serve

Rob Schware | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Peter Sterios, an internationally-recognized yoga instructor, architect, writer, entrepreneur, and former contributing edito...

Yoga, The How of Now: Working in an Acute Care, Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Rob Schware | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Joanne Spence, Executive Director of Yoga in Schools. Since the 80s, Joanne has worked in several fields of mental health in...

How Yoga Can Become a Game-changer in Combatting Eating Disorders

Rob Schware | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

"Downward dog certainly didn't cure my eating disorder, but the practice did teach me how to relate to my body in a more compassionate way."

Yoga: Freedom Behind the Wall

Rob Schware | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

Many of the women thought yoga was just for the thin, or the super-athletic, or suburban housewives. Once they realize yoga is available to everyone, they get excited.

Yoga and the Importance of Play in Schools

Rob Schware | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Peg Oliveira, who has taught yoga for years in schools, detention centers, preschools, after-school programs and inpatient and outpatient mental health centers for youth and adults in and around New Haven, Conn.

Yoga: How We Serve Incarcerated Women and Those in Transition

Rob Schware | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Traci Lundstrom, who began learning yoga while serving time in the Boulder, Colorado, county jail the fall of 2009.