art for those who have the courage to sit with their truth

Practice Pausing – Yoga Series

Bring the power of the pause into your life

How to Sit with your Truth

with Lis Griffin

practice pausing with Lis Griffin

Space is limited, an RSVP is required please email practicepausing at gmail dot com

Fall Yoga Series – Tuesdays 5.30pm

All yoga levels are welcome

October 15, November 5, 12 (our last class of the fall will be held on a full moon!)

The purpose of these yoga classes is to practice with the intent of processing grief or difficult emotions, so those emotions don’t get stuck in our bodies. 

Included in the first yoga session is the journal – Inside the Belly of the Whale  – grief, loss, trauma and secondary trauma. 

Classes are 75-90 minutes.  First class is $65.00 and subsequent classes are $20 per class.  All 6 classes  – $165.00 

*To be clear I’m a guide, yoga instructor, artist and speaker, I’m not a therapist and these teachings are not to take the place of therapy but to enhance. There are many resources that I can share if you need direction.


Practice Pausing:

How to Have the Courage to Sit with Your Truth

Modern life rarely acknowledges – and frequently pathologizes – grief.

But if we honor grief, and grieve attentively, grieving becomes a positive experience of transformation and rebirth. Grieving brings the soul to stillness, readying it for profound spiritual change.

Unresolved grief doesn’t require a death, although grieving most often begins that way. “Deaths” occur in other ways: the end of a life’s dream or of a marriage, or from rejection and betrayal. “Small griefs” can be frustration or loss of control, disappointment, or dashed expectation.

Unresolved grief can turn into acting out, substance abuse, overwork, or over-achievement. If grief’s pain becomes too much to sit with, it well may become self-harm.


During this presentation you and your group will discover:
  • The 5 powerful tools to overcome grief and other painful emotions that everyone has access to right now
  • How to “sit” with difficult emotions so the pain can flow away
  • Why negative emotions like grief can lead to physical symptoms in the body and how to manage and relieve those symptoms
  • How to practice pausing – starting immediately – including an interactive experience your audience will remember
  • Determining the kind of support you need and how to find it
 
 

Lis Griffin – Speaker  Author  Artist  Yogi

Lis Griffin, Certified Structural Yoga™ instructor, owns Catspaw Studio, housed in a cozy renovated 1900s barn, where she has taught yoga since 2009. Lis is also an author, artist, and photographer whose work has appeared in the The New York Times, MS Magazine, Woman’s Day,Der Spiegel, Men’s Journal, Denver Business Journal, other newspapers and trade publications, and on book jackets and CD covers, and in Communication Arts’ Photography Annual.

Contact:303-431-9870 |  griffin@keeperofthetreasure.com     https://KeeperOfTheTreasure.com

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