Nikki Myers is the founder of The Yoga of 12-Step Recovery. Based in its theme, “the issues live in the tissues,” Y12SR is a relapse prevention program that weaves the art & science of yoga with the practical tools of 12-step programs.
Is it possible that the commonality of shared pain and grief can be seen as a gateway to connection? Can it help us name and strengthen our values? Is collective grief work imperative for any movement towards eradicating injustice and restoring shared humanity?
It is only through contemplation, prayer, and a commitment to love that I can see the collateral damage that results when anyone is believed to be or believes….
In Indian traditions, the spirit of sevā (Sanskrit, “selfless service”) often centers around bhakti-yogis for whom this practice is the sole aim of life.
The critical thing to remember is that acceptance embraces the moment, the body, the mind, and the experience for what it is. It doesn’t try to change it at that moment. This acceptance creates an emotional platform in which changes can be internalized for the better.
7-DAY FREE TRIAL