“THE ISSUES LIVE IN THE TISSUES” WITH NIKKI MYERS

On Thursday, November 10th, we spent a heartfelt evening with Nikki Myers (founder of Y12SR and CITIYOGA) during our “The Issues Live in the Tissues” workshop at Montlake Community Center. Much gratitude to Nikki Myers for sharing her passion for…

Q&A WITH CEDAR RAPIDS TRAINING GRADUATE

WRITTEN BY DAVID HOLLEY, CEDAR RAPIDS 2016 TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING GRADUATE   TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF. HOW DID YOU COME TO START PRACTICING YOGA? I was a public school educator for 35 years, the last 31 in the Kirkwood, Missouri School…

Open Your Heart & Devote Yourself To Something Higher

This post originally appeared via one of our Teacher Training participant’s blog: Why I’m doing my Street Yoga training Posted: October 18, 2012 via www.alwaysoutyogaing.wordpress.com/ Yoga has changed my life many times over. The first time yoga changed my life it…

Yoga as Adjunct Therapy for Substance Use

Today it is my pleasure to share with you an article written by our friend, April. April Dawn Ricchuito, DD, MSW, is a New York City-based writer and integrative practitioner who combines traditional evidence-based therapies with ancient practices, such as…

Whispers of Change: A By-Product of Practice

Today I am honored to share a story from one of our dedicated volunteers. I remember the moment everything changed. There was a kid in my yoga class at the juvenile detention center that would get pulled out week after…

Present Moment, Wonderful Moment

Recently, our friend Sara is exploring a 30 day Meditation Challenge on her blog, Do Restorative Yoga. I feel blessed to share her reflections from Day 23: Today I sat with awareness of the present moment and practiced deep listening….

Yoga Service Conference Reflections by Chelsea Roff

Chelsea Roff is awesome. She shares her interview with Street Yoga founder, Mark Lilly via her article on the Intent Blog. Intent.com is a community where members can share their dreams and aspirations, and receive support from others. Intent.com is…

Gratitube: Yoga Service with Seane Corn & Mark Lilly

Welcome to the Street Yoga blog segment called GratiTUBE. Here we feature videos from Vimeo, YouTube and other various sites to inform and inspire through the medium of film. Selections take a look into the act of yoga service, advocacy,…

Forward Looking Approach: Resilience & Trauma

Recently, Jaime, Street Yoga’s Program Manager was asked the question, “Could you let me know a little bit more about your theoretical approach to this kind of work? What I’m hoping to find out is a bit more of the…