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Freeing The Human Spirit

I’ve recently become involved, on a volunteer basis, with a small but mighty Canadian organization called Freeing the Human Spirit (FTHS). It is impossible to discuss FTHS without first mentioning Sister Elaine MacInnes, a Catholic nun who while on her first mission in the early 1960s, developed a keen interest in Zen meditation. After 20
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New Research Shows Significant Decrease in PTSD Symptoms with Yoga

There is no question that there is increasing awareness of the healing power of yoga in the context of mental health. Especially promising is our growing understanding of the potential benefits of yoga for people with histories of trauma, as well as those who have developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the current issue of
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The Healing Potential of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

A wise man once told me that few of us make it through life unscathed. He is right, of course. Childhood neglect and/or abuse, accidents, sexual assault, life-threatening illness, natural disasters, and war are examples of traumatic events that can impact the course and quality of one’s life. Most people have experienced at least one
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Benefits Of Breathing

The Benefits Of Breathing Check out this fantastic info graphic created by Emma Seppala, Ph.D. below! See the info graphic on Emma’s page here. We’d love to hear about your experiences with the alternate nostril breathing practice.      Sourced from: http://www.emmaseppala.com/benefits-breathing-scientific-benefits-breathinginfographic/#. U3KIo9y4nFL
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Welcome To Repose Yoga

We are thrilled to share our work with the wider community and look forward to connecting with many of you in the coming weeks and months. Please check back regularly for updates to the class schedule. Stay tuned to our blog for the latest research on yoga and mindfulness, tips on great books (and other