A Trauma Informed Yoga Model Helping Heal Refugees Worldwide

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The life of humanitarian worker Julia Midland came at a cross-end after her body’s health took a toll on her. Years of working in refugee camps and on several jobs in the humanitarian aid and development sectors, she enrolled in a yoga teaching training program to discover and heal her traumatic experiences and PTSD.

Breath is the source of life and a way to help others connect with their bodies.

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The Power of the Circle (And Why Upgrade To Red Tents)

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A couple of months ago I launched a bookclub for my Ser mujer global community on Facebook in an effort to get all members on a similar learning path.

After noticing women were experiencing distrusts issues with one another – even among feminists, entrepreneurs and academics working for the same causes -, I wanted to do something different for this 2020: give the bookclub a yearly calendar.

And which better way to start than talking about why women coming together mattered.

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Looking Up to Grandmothers As Catalysts for Cultural Change

2-40 Hawa Balde w grp kids copyAfter three decades of working with several development programs around the world, community health specialist Judi Aubel found there was a missing link preventing long-lasting cultural change: the lack of focus on grandmothers.

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