Full Body Presence

I just finished the second module of my TIMBo training through yogaHOPE this weekend.  Receiving training in and teaching trauma informed yoga has been something I have wanted to do for a long time, and the whole experience has exceeded my expectations.  I'm finding it very hard to accurately explain just what we do in these … Continue reading Full Body Presence

Why You Shouldn’t Let Your Yoga Teacher Touch You

A few weeks ago, I shared all of the reasons why you should let your yoga teacher assist you in asana.  Those are still some great reasons. Now, I want to share one big reason why you should just tell that yoga teacher to go away. Last weekend, I experienced the first part of yogaHOPE's TIMBo … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Let Your Yoga Teacher Touch You

Why You Should Let Your Yoga Teacher Touch You

God, these creepy yoga teachers always want to touch you, and it's so weird, right?  Well, I used to think that way too.  I've received plenty of bad assists in my time, and I think it traumatized me a little.  There's nothing more unpleasant than being touched by a 20 year old dude that smells … Continue reading Why You Should Let Your Yoga Teacher Touch You