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So far givebackyoga has created 15 blog entries.

An Interview with Dr. Gail Parker

Gail's forthcoming book, Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma, could not be more relevant given our racialized world.

Childhood Cancer Kids: Sierra’s Story

I was diagnosed with cancer when I was five years old. Yoga helped me get through it. Now, I want to study how yoga can help kids feel better during treatment and help them deal with stress afterwards.

Yoga For Musicians: How Yoga Helped Me Make Music Again

After pain forced me to quit my dream career as a professional musician, yoga was the reason I started playing music again. Now, I help other New Orlean musicians create comfort and ease in their body through the transformative nature of yoga.

The Seva Yoga Project: Creating Access to Yoga

When I was forced to return to the small town life I had fled from, I vowed to create what I was looking for when I left. I wanted to introduce alternative life choices to those who were suffering; I wanted to teach yoga. There was one problem: I had never even taken a yoga class.