Yoga for Recovery – New Program News!
The women at Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center are fighting a life and death battle with opioid addiction. They have 90 days to gain the skills that will keep them from succumbing to heroin before they return to their homes and start rebuilding their lives. Russell Brand, actor, comedian, and author explains: “The mentality and behavior of drug …is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help, they have no hope.” Gaiser Center’s administration and counselors report that all of the clients in their program have been impacted by trauma – so they reached out to IW’s Paula Soto to partner in creating a trauma-focused yoga program. Read more….