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Posts tagged 'body-image'

Shame-free Yoga Part 2: Can shame be a positive learning experience?

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Following on from last weeks post about my ‘shaming’ experience with a new yoga teacher, I reflect on whether it might all have been a positive learning experience after all. Maybe the teacher knew exactly what he was doing?

Shame-free yoga: teaching yoga without triggering body shame

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Although yoga is a wonderful opportunity to find harmony between our body, mind and spirit, many of us experience body-shame as we approach yoga. What could yoga teachers be doing to reduce the presence of shame on the yoga mat?

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