Author: YOGA FUSION

Yoga for Peace

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Cutting Edge Research / Yoga Stories / Yoga Stories in post-conflict contexts

My first yoga class was in December 2009 and since the first yoga class I have done yoga ever since then. After […] I felt like a very big burden has been removed from my body and, you know, kept down after doing the first yoga class. […] It’s the feeling that I felt. And it’s like I became someone else. I was away of my mind, I got away of my body, I got […]

Does Health need Justice or does Justice need Health?

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Trauma Healing opens new perspectives on Embodied Knowledge, Human Security & Resilience Suggesting a new perspective on embodied knowledge Which window is our body looking at things through? When we think about having a ‘perspective’ we imagine ourselves standing at a window, a window that frames what we can see: that limits and chooses what we can see. The translation of this ‘perspective’ process in social terms is that people tend to equate perspectives to […]

Getting the Global Yoga Community On-board

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Thanks to a crowd-funding effort, Yoga Fusion had the opportunity to reach out to the Global Yoga Community supporting the expansion of the benefits of yoga to conflict areas. Given the volatility of the funding mechanisms of aid funds and development projects, Yoga Fusion is seeking support from the Global Yoga Community to create a connection, a purpose, and  synergies between yoga communities around the world.   Who better than those who experienced personally the benefits […]

Sensitizing the Yoga Community

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Yoga Stories

To sensitize the yoga community within the private sector, Yoga Fusion established a private sector partnership with Wearessential, a yoga wear brand. In July 2014, Yoga Fusion contributed a YOGA PERFORMANCE to support a special sale of Wearessential for Oxfam Italia sustaining ‘resilience’ within the framework of Oxfam Strategic Plan, 2013-2019: The Power of People Against Poverty. GOAL 3: SAVING LIVES, NOW AND IN THE FUTURE RESILIENCE: By 2019 resilience to disasters and conflict is strengthened in high risk countries, […]