Category: Guest Post

COVID-19: A Chinese Medicine Perspective from Brendan Kelly

By Brendan Kelly, acupuncturist, herbalist, and author of  The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis There’s lots of worry about the coronavirus and how it could affect our individual health and that of the people around us. Here are some Chinese medicine-based ideas on how to promote health and limit the likelihood of developing symptoms.  …continue

The Coronation: An Essay by Charles Eisenstein

Listen to the audio edition here. For years, normality has been stretched nearly to its breaking point, a rope pulled tighter and tighter, waiting for a nip of the black swan’s beak to snap it in two. Now that the rope has snapped, do we tie its ends back together, or shall we undo its …continue

Cleaning the Wound

Reflections on my Transcending anthology contribution – Five years later  March 31st is International Transgender Day of Visibility, an annual holiday celebrated around the world. NAB is proud to join in celebrating the accomplishments, voices, and victories of the transgender and gender non-conforming community, while recognizing that there’s still much work to be done to …continue

Yoga at Home: Keeping Your Practice Going

5 Tips to Keep Your Practice Going When You Can’t Go Out By Mark Stephens, author of the Mark Stephens Yoga Adjustments Deck. Even with all the will in the world, even the most disciplined among us often find that a home practice just isn’t the same as the experience in a led class that’s …continue

Tarot’s Death Card & the Season of Scorpio

The sun entered Scorpio this year on October 23rd and will stay there until November 22nd. Like the rays of light peeking over the twin pillars in the tarot Death card, the season of Scorpio is when those of the underworld and otherworld can peek through the veil into the realm of the living. Altogether, …continue

Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

Reflections on teaching trauma-sensitive yoga from Brendon Abram. I have been privileged to share trauma sensitive yoga (TSY) in clinical and studio settings with military veterans, first responders, Sexual Assault Centres, and Children’s Aid organizations. I have watched people learn to overcome the debilitating symptoms that trauma can cause. I have come to understand, though, …continue