Healing Through Yoga
★"Excellent step-by-step guidance for releasing grief and adapting to an unwanted new normal."
–Library Journal, starred review
So often, we think that grief lives only in our hearts and minds. But what about the emotions that weigh us down and the grief that gets stuck in our body? Our emotions need motion, and Healing Through Yoga is a unique, simple, and powerful way of healing. Grief Yoga founder Paul Denniston takes you through the stages of Awareness, Expression, Connection, Surrender, and Evolution with clear and compassionate instruction, poses, exercises with easy-to-follow photos, and meditations specifically designed to move you through that particular step. Learn how to release pain and suffering without expectation or judgment and reconnect to life, love, and strength. Even if you have never done yoga before, with Healing Through Yoga you can process your grief and use it as fuel for transformative healing.
FOR READERS OF: Healing After Loss, On Grief and Grieving, Chair Yoga, The Body Keeps the Score, and Grief Day by Day.
EXPERT AUTHOR: Paul Denniston is the founder of Grief Yoga, a program he created with David Kessler (co-author of On Grief and Grieving) and tours worldwide, working with bereavement groups, cancer support centers, addiction and Alzheimer's groups, and people dealing with breakups, divorce, and betrayal. Denniston has a mailing list of 100,000 subscribers, and he teaches a weekly class to the 18,000 members in his public Grief Facebook group.
NOT JUST FOR YOGIS: Paul's audience is mostly made up of people who had never thought of yoga as a way to work through grief. This practice is not as much about physical flexibility as it is about emotional liberation.
GREAT RESOURCE FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS: Paul has taught this practice to over 10,000 therapists, counselors, and healthcare professionals around the world.
A NEW TOOL FOR ALL TYPES OF LOSS: Paul teaches this class to workshops dealing with all kinds of loss, including breakups, divorce and betrayal, bereavement groups, cancer support centers, addiction groups, death by suicide, Alzheimer's support groups, bereaved parents and many more. This book can help with new and old losses and traumatic experiences that often go unattended.
Perfect for: 18+, Yoga enthusiasts. grief help, self-help
Paul Denniston is the founder of Grief Yoga, which blends many forms of yoga, movement, and sound. He created Grief Yoga after working with yoga masters Gurmukh and Seane Corn, and with grief expert David Kessler, bestselling author and one of the world's foremost experts on healing and loss. Paul teaches bereavement groups, cancer support centers, and addiction groups. He has also taught Grief Yoga to more than 10,000 therapists, counselors, and healthcare professionals around the world; he also certifies other yoga teachers to teach Grief Yoga.
★"Denniston, founder of the Grief Yoga program, uses his own experience and expertise gained from innumerable classes, retreats, and workshops to help readers create a yoga ritual that can transform pain and suffering into fuel for healing. The practice of yoga enables people to become present in their own bodies, thus allowing wounds to surface and be compassionately embraced... Excellent step-by-step guidance for releasing grief and adapting to an unwanted new normal."
–Library Journal, starred review