Tag Archives: Yoga and recovery

Transformative Power of Pain and Generosity of Spirit

I just spent the weekend with some amazing people. They came to the certification and training at Willow Glen Yoga with Kent Bond and myself to learn about how to bring yoga to people in recovery. There is so much … Continue reading

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Ethics and Practice

Incorporating the principles of the program of recovery and those of the 8 limbs of Yoga seems straightforward enough.  “Don’t drink, go to meetings, work the steps and help others”.   Check.   Keep ethical practices and stay close to your higher … Continue reading

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New Friends and Old Souls

The Y12SR and Sunday night yoga classes have new students nearly every week. I enjoy watching them as they step timidly on the mat, not knowing what to expect. At the end of each class I frequently hear “I didn’t … Continue reading

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Letting Go and Non-Attachment

Whether it is my relationship with my family, my friends, my job or my future; letting go is hard. Letting go is a major tenet in my program of recovery and I think I know why. Holding on is as … Continue reading

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To Thine Own Self Be True

In the rooms of recovery we give out chips, or medallions, for milestones in recovery. On the traditional original medallions for one program we have mottos on the front and back. One side has the Serenity Prayer, the other side … Continue reading

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