Q&A WITH SEATTLE TRAINING GRADUATE

WRITTEN BY BRYNNE SHEEHAN, SEATTLE 2016 TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING GRADUATE   n Tell us a little about yourself. How did you come to start practicing yoga? I started practicing yoga when I was 12. There was a yoga class lead by Lilias Folin on…

REFLECTIONS: PHILADELPHIA TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING

WRITTEN BY LARKIN SILVERMAN, PHILADELPHIA 2016 TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING PARTICIPANT   Tell us a little about yourself. When did you start practicing yoga? Though I had always dabbled in yoga throughout adolescence (as a compliment to dance) it wasn’t until…

REFLECTIONS: SEATTLE TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING

WRITTEN BY SHERAH BRISBOIS, SEATTLE 2016 TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING PARTICIPANT   Tell us a little about yourself. What led you to begin practicing yoga? Grew up in a family of eight kids in the homeland of Minnesota. Being one of eight and…

OM-LOTUS DESIGN by DEBORAH YEN

Tell us a little about yourself: My name is Deborah Yen.  When I was 15, I wanted to become a fashion designer.  After high school I went to New York City to attend Parsons School of Design for fashion design. I started…

INTRODUCING DANIELLE SACK, AMBASSADOR

This posting is one in a series of introductions to the stories behind the names and faces that make up Street Yoga.  We’re honored to walk alongside these great public servants, and proud to introduce them to the greater Street…

REFLECTIONS: MINNEAPOLIS TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING

Written by Christina Chen, Minneapolis 2016 Trauma-Informed Yoga Training Participant February 23, 2016   The first homework question that Ivy Katz, the facilitator for Street Yoga’s Trauma-Informed Yoga Training in Minneapolis asked was,“Has yoga helped you survive? Why?” The answer…

INTRODUCING KIT CHEUNG, BOARD MEMBER

This posting is one in a series of introductions to the stories behind the names and faces that make up Street Yoga.  We’re honored to walk alongside these great public servants, and proud to introduce them to the greater Street…

BENEFITS OF YOGA & MINDFULNESS PROGRAMMING FOR YOUTH

BENEFITS OF YOGA & MINDFULNESS PROGRAMMING FOR YOUTH Sources: 1) School-based social and emotional learning programs: Navigating developmental crossroads (2006). 2 ) Respiratory patterns in students enrolled in schools for disruptive behavior before, during and after Yoga Nidra relaxation (2012). 3) Evaluation of…

Street Yoga featured in The Atlantic

YOGA, BUT AFFORDABLE Posted in The Atlantic online January 12, 2016. Some nonprofits insist that the practice can benefit everyone, not just those who have the money for classes and a mat. Yoga, whose name is derived from a Sanskrit word for “unite,”…