What You Didn’t Know about Mayor Ralph Becker and Yoga

“You don’t have to convince me of the benefits of yoga,” Mayor Ralph Becker tells us from the head of an impossibly big table in the middle of his stately meeting room. Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker promotes bike-commuting.   “Well, because of the many benefits of yoga, we want to make it free […]

Volunteering my time each week reminds me what a joy it is to teach yoga – Rene Eder

Yoga For People Heroes Series  Rene Eder I started practicing yoga in 1999 as a way to exercise and reduce stress. I quickly realized the physical benefits of a regular practice. As my practice deepened I began to connect with the deeper emotional and spiritual benefits of yoga. It keeps me centered and at peace, I cannot imagine my […]

Healing by Kelsey Bourgeois

Yoga For People Heroes Series  Healing – Kelsey Bourgeois Kelsey Bourgeois I had been teaching yoga for several years when I had a personal trauma occur; a stranger sexually assaulted me while out running one day. Although I had always considered myself in touch with my womanhood and aware of the inequality that exists in the world between […]