Restorative Yoga + Acupuncture Workshop at Noda Yoga

Restorative Yoga is a practice of stillness and deep relaxation.  In this workshop, we will move through 3 poses as your acupuncturist will select 2-3 acupuncture points based on pulse diagnosis to help your body gently release trapped emotions, leading to a deeper sense of calm and relaxation during the yoga practice. Before changing positions your practitioner will removeContinue reading “Restorative Yoga + Acupuncture Workshop at Noda Yoga”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven

David Treleaven’s book, “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness,” advocates for Mindfulness teachers to recognize the importance of understanding trauma from a biology, interpersonal, and systemic perspective, guide students safely through practices, and continuing to partner with other trauma professionals in their community. He puts a large emphasis on understanding the ongoing traumas that those who are in marginalizedContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven”

Books for Yogis

I’ve created a list of books that I believe are interesting for people who practice Yoga or are interested in beginning their Yoga practice. Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga by David Emerson & Elizabeth Hopper Yoga for Emotional Balance by Bo Forbes Living Your Yoga by Judith Hanson Lasater Relax and Renew by Judith Hanson LasaterContinue reading “Books for Yogis”

Books for Adversity

Below you will find a list of books with links to the reviews to help you when you encounter adversity. Rising Strong by Brene Brown Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga by David Emerson & Elizabeth Hopper Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl Relax and Renew byContinue reading “Books for Adversity”

Katie’s Bookshelf: What We Say Matters by Judith Hanson Lasater & Ike Lasater

“What We Say Matters” by Judith Hanson Lasater and Ike Lasater is based on Marshall Rosenberg’s techniques of “Non-Violent Communication.” Ike and Judith describe their practice of NVC as spiritual in nature as a way to connect to ourselves first and then to others. For them it’s a way to practice “Satya”(a Yama of YogaContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: What We Say Matters by Judith Hanson Lasater & Ike Lasater”