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Summer Update conferences mental health personal update social justice spirituality yoga therapy Jun 09, 2021

Hey, everyone,

I’ll be taking the next month or two to focus on creating therapeutic yoga programming on my new website and online school, www.brookewestyoga.com. During this sabbatical I do not plan any public group offerings (through mid-July or August. Although it could happen, I am...

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#ALTCON15 Memphis, Two Weeks Later conferences Nov 02, 2015

I have returned as a presenter at The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency Alternatives Conference in Memphis, TN. I led an evening caucus, taught a morning Restorative yoga, nidra and meditation class and led a ninety-minute workshop...

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National Presentation Campaign at ALTCON2015: Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga-Based Practices to the Top conferences Aug 08, 2015

People with mental and/or substance use disorders typically die years earlier than the general population.

My sister, D’Arcy, died at the age of thirty.

I believe that, because I practice Yoga and meditation, I survived.

I have been accepted as a presenter at the Alternatives...

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Speaking Out Is Breathing Out and Breathing Out With Control Is A Pranayama Practice bipolar disorder conferences pranayama Sep 15, 2012

I became a member of the Yoga Service Council this weekend. They meet in late spring every year at The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York (which I think of as the East Coast’s Esalen or Naropa Institute). I answered a call for presentations for their 2013 Conference on behalf of...

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