• Nina Jackson Jan 24, 2018

    Power vs. EMPOWERMENT

    The issue of “power” rarely comes up in discussions about yoga. After all, yoga is widely viewed as the antidote to the power games playing out in society. However the yoga classroom is far from immune from outside forces. It could be a very healthy thing to talk about power relations in our communities of practice.     We’ve all read stories about this or that famous yoga teacher behaving inappropriately...

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  • Tiffany Shaddock Feb 15, 2017

    A Safe Place to Heal

    We invited Tiffany Shaddock, a Trauma-informed Bhakti Yoga Teacher at Yogalution Movement and Olive Yoga in California, to share her inspiring story of how she overcame PTSD, Anorexia, and Depression using Yoga and other mindfulness practices. She offers practical ideas for creating a safe space for students. Enjoy! . By Tiffany Shaddock Trauma, which takes on many different guises, changes EVERYTHING. The body no longer feels like a safe place to be. We’d...

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  • Jessie Kraemer Feb 04, 2017

    Yoga, Healing & Resilience, Part III

    "As a trauma-informed yoga teacher, I believe that the flip-chips are fantastic,” wrote Naval Special Warfare veteran and Mindful Yoga Therapy (MYT) instructor Anthony Scaletta in a message to Yogaflipchip. Eager to support Anthony in his work as a trauma-informed yoga teacher, we sent some flip-chips his way. MYT is one of the five programs of the Give Back Yoga Foundation, which supports and funds certified yoga teachers of all traditions to bring yoga and mindfulness techniques...

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  • Jessie Kraemer Dec 17, 2016

    Yoga, Healing & Resilience, Part II

    "As a trauma-informed yoga teacher, I believe that the flip-chips are fantastic,” wrote Naval Special Warfare veteran and Mindful Yoga Therapy (MYT) instructor Anthony Scaletta in a message to Yogaflipchip. Eager to support Anthony in his work as a trauma-informed yoga teacher, we sent some flip-chips his way. MYT is one of the five programs of the Give Back Yoga Foundation, which supports and funds certified yoga teachers of all traditions to bring yoga and mindfulness techniques...

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  • Jessie Kraemer Dec 05, 2016

    Yoga, Healing & Resilience, Part I

    "As a trauma-informed yoga teacher, I believe that the flip-chips are fantastic,” wrote Naval Special Warfare veteran and Mindful Yoga Therapy (MYT) instructor Anthony Scaletta in a message to Yogaflipchip. Eager to support Anthony in his work as a trauma-informed yoga teacher, we sent some flip-chips his way. MYT is one of the five programs of the Give Back Yoga Foundation, which supports and funds certified yoga teachers of all traditions to bring yoga and mindfulness techniques...

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