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I Thought Yoga, Meditation, and Instagram Could Save Me from PTSD After I Was Raped

On the day I was raped, I felt like a true yogi. It was July and 30 degrees Celsius on New York’s Rockaway Peninsula*. I had been up since 6 a.m. I’d started the day by swimming in the ocean, running on the soft sand, and doing an asana sequence I had committed to memory on a wooden deck in the … Continue reading Source …

My Life as a "None": Unaffiliated and Agnostic

Susanna Schrobsdorff is an Assistant Managing Editor and columnist at TIME.Like a lot of women of a certain age, I’ve taken up yoga. And because I don’t go halfway on my clichés, I’ve done immersion yoga weekends, learned the Sanskrit names for various ways of being upside down and at least once … Continue reading Source link

9 Things That Calm My Stressed-Out Brain Enough to Actually Enjoy Yoga

I remember my first yoga classes fondly: I tried yoga classes for free throughout college, and while most of the postures were painful and made me feel sweaty and out of shape, I loved the time at the end of the class when I got to lie on the floor and feel all my muscles praising me for … Continue reading Source link