Entries by Corti Cooper

Amy Devi: How One Yoga Teacher Gives Back From Mat

Yoga teacher Amy Devi leads regular donation classes at Yoga Pod LoDo, one of our founding 108 Partner Studios, to support our shared mission of bringing yoga to the underserved. She also inspires her students to explore the joy of service themselves by teaching our “How Can I Serve?” training module as part of Yoga Pod’s Seva Teacher Training. For Amy, […]

Perri van Rossem: Bringing Yoga to a Canadian Prison

This is an interview with Perri van Rossem, who began teaching yoga as a volunteer in 2005 at Collins Bay Medium Security Institution in Kingston, Ontario; she has been teaching there ever since. In addition, she coordinates yoga programs being offered in three other institutions. Says Perri, “I am trying to build a greater profile […]

Ena Burrud: Helping Map the Path Home for Veterans

This is an interview with Ena Burrud, E-RYT500, a certified yoga therapist working with veterans in Colorado and Wyoming. Herself diagnosed with PTSD from chronic trauma, she has been offering iRest (integrative restoration) since 2012; and began sharing the practice in VA facilities in 2014. Rob: What originally motivated you to do this work, and […]

Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans 100-Hour Certification in Virginia Beach • Begins July 17, 2015

Mindful Yoga Therapy is an empirically informed, clinically tested program comprised of five practices: Pranayama (breathing), Asana (postures connected with breath), Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Gratitude. Each practice is a tool Veterans can use to cope with Post Traumatic Stress, and together, they form a comprehensive system – a toolbox – that will carry Veterans […]

Send Us Your Artistic Expression of Healing Through Yoga

Submission Guidelines for Personal Perspectives on Healing Through Yoga Thank you for inquiring about sharing your story with the Give Back Yoga community. We know the power of personal experience will inspire folks to explore yoga as a potent universal practice to develop self-awareness, self-control, and assist in reconnecting to our bodies, minds and spirits. […]