Project Haiti
Collaborative Effort to Bring Therapeutic Yoga to Haiti

Archive for January 2010

Earthquakes and Floods; Play and Processing

January 31, 2010

One of the most common statements I have heard from people over the years (and in particular in regards to my divorce) is “children are so resilient”. That is true, yet it’s not so simple. Yes, children can be resilient but it depends on the child and on the environment they are (and have been) […]

serendipity and social networking

January 29, 2010

When I joined Facebook two years ago I had no way of knowing that it would become my place of solace for an entire year. After the crushing blow (note: understatement) of discovering that my husband had been living a double life for the better part of 14 years, and the subsequent disintegration of my […]

focus :)

January 26, 2010

It seems that every time I submit a post some new awesome development comes our way. Here’s the latest exciting news. Dave Emerson of the Trauma Center contacted Kripalu and they have agreed to donate space enough for 30 people for our training from September 6 to 10. This is an astoundingly generous offer and […]

If the soil is crappy the garden won’t grow

January 25, 2010

Years ago I picked up a book about gardening. I had just moved to Maine from NYC and figured it was time for this former city gal to make the internal change from town to country, and what better way to do it but starting a garden! In this book I discovered (much to my […]

Forget the Melting Pot..it’s more like a salad!

January 24, 2010

I’m happy to report that after a gazillion emails and some lovely phone calls yesterday things are starting to get more clear. The initial whirlwind around this idea was overwhelming and somewhat scattershot but in my experience you sometimes need to cast a wide net to see what you’re going to catch and only then […]

Cashing in the Karma Chips

January 23, 2010

Somehow through the miracle of Twitter I got on Deepak Chopra’s radar and he has put me in touch with two physicians that he is close with. Both these lovely and caring people  are involved in the Longwood Orchestra and the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. In speaking with these two people as well as Dave Emerson, […]

fantastic momentum and open hearts abound!

January 23, 2010

yogaHOPE Sue here. For the last several years I have been meeting the most stupendous and open hearted people involved in the yoga for service field and making amazing connections with wonderful people with no goal or purpose other than just to be connected to this wonderful community. Today, I realized why our paths have […]

Project Haiti ball is…rolling!

January 22, 2010

I am very excited to report that David Emerson of the Trauma Center http://www.traumacenter.org/ here in Boston, Mark Lilly of Street Yoga http://www.streetyoga.org and Jennifer Cohen of Little Flower Yoga http://www.littlefloweryoga.org are all on board with our Yoga for Trauma program. Once there is some semblance of infrastructure put in place and all the immediate and […]

Project Haiti

January 21, 2010

This is a collaborative project between several yogis who work in the trauma field, including Sue Jones of Yoga Hope -www.yogahope.org  – and Maggie Juliano of Sprout Yoga – http://www.sproutyoga.org. There is generous amounts of research on how yoga is used by counselors and psychologists to assist in treating those suffering from the effects of […]