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Dr. Parker has gifted the world with this elegant, powerful book of insights, challenges, and hope. She masterfully weaves the worlds of yoga, healing, trauma and culture in clear, powerful prose. The practices offer you a new understanding of "yoga." You aren't addressing the cultural kleshas? Then get the book! -- Matthew J. Taylor, PT, PhD, C-IAYT, director of SmartSafeYoga, past president of IAYT, and international pain and yoga safety expert. www.smartsafeyoga.com

Dr. Gail Parker has covered the important subject of race-based trauma with sensitivity, scientific precision and empathy. Yoga is presented with the principles of yoga, detailed practices, convincing case histories and anecdotes as a way to achieve deep healing.
A compelling read for everyone interested in health, healing and harmony!

-- Shirley Telles MBBS, Ph.D., Director, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India

We should all be thankful that Gail Parker, wounded by her own experience of racism, stumbled upon a yoga class. Later, as a psychologist, she came to recognize the healing possible in the stillness of Restorative Yoga. This book is Parker's gracious offering, a beautifully written survival guide for those who have experienced ethnic and race-based stress and trauma, but also for those who wound and re-wound others. It demands we be honest and no longer deny or repress our pain or the pain we inflict upon others. It brilliantly shows us that we have the ability to heal and accept with grace the commonness of our humanity. -- Patrice Gaines, author of Laughing in the Dark

Gail Parker has delivered a surprising, thoughtful, rigorous book about how yoga practice can exacerbate racial trauma, especially if it is done without awareness of the unique aspect of race based stress. Chock full of concise examples and concrete steps, Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race Based Stress and Trauma prepares instructors and practitioners alike for the spiritual work of healing racial wounds. This book should be required reading for yoga studio owners, yoga teachers, yoga therapists and for everyone practicing yoga while black. -- Desiree Cooper, author, Pulitzer-Prize nominated journalist, race and gender activist

A powerful read for people of all races.
Dr Gail Parker insightfully explains the cumulative effects that race based micro aggressions and larger traumatic events can have upon the nervous system and state of mind. She weaves together her personal experiences, training as a psychologist, yogic philosophy and the nurturing practice of restorative yoga to provide a framework for understanding and recovery.

-- Rane Bowen and Jo Stewart, The Flow Artists Podcast

A timely, penetrating search for commonality in a racialized world. Dr. Parker expands the construct of trauma as an assault to the fundamental human need to belong, and examines the traumatic consequences of social exclusion. Healing requires embracing our inner connectedness, and questioning personal and social beliefs that divide us. The book asks more questions than it answers. Let the conversation begin! -- Dessa Stone, Ph.D

A transformative book - not just for yoga practitioners. Through yoga philosophy, research and story Dr Gail Parker illuminates how we each add to and suffer from racial trauma. The wisdom and practices shared offer the opportunity to heal ourselves and our communities. -- Helen Avery, yoga teacher/diversity and inclusion journalist

Simply put, Dr. Gail Parker 's book is an Awakening. Empowering. Inspiring hope. Life-changing!

Dr. Parker offers us a gift of a lifetime! She engages us in a journey into the deep historical underpinnings and progression of racism, and ethnic and race-based trauma, to ground us in an awareness of the enduring visible and invisible "wounds" to mind, body, emotion and spirit. She then guides us through, onto a path of HOPE, anchored in the inner work of "self-study" and the "healing balm" of Restorative Yoga.

Dr. Parker's in-depth exploration of trauma and its effects ... embedded in all our intergenerational lives ... made me want to cry. I could identify with the pain, but I was also touched by her care, extraordinary insights, and the wisdom she gives away so generously.

Gail Parker speaks from an intuitive and open heart and she will awaken in you a shift of heart and mind that will move you toward the powerful healing potential of a "Restorative Yoga" practice. Truly Life-changing!

-- Paula Christian Kliger PhD, psychologist, psychoanalyst and organizational consultant, author of Power Your Heart, You Power Your Mind: Self-Study then Build a Bridge to Someone (SEDA Press, 2018)

Gail Parker's important work is a welcome portal into a critical conversation in which we are all engaged. Uniquely, this book is also a thoughtful roadmap for furthering that conversation through the healing practices of yoga. -- Laurie Hyland Robertson, Editor in Chief, Yoga Therapy Today

Gail Parker has been a trusted colleague for over two decades. I've always admired her ability to keep her finger on the pulse of issues affecting our community. With this book, she combines decades of experience into a guide for yoga teachers and practitioners to transform yoga into an inclusive space for all. -- Hiram E. Jackson, CEO, Real Times Media

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Offers a race-informed therapeutic approach to yoga

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  • Item Weight : 11.3 ounces
  • Paperback : 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1787751856
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1787751859
  • Dimensions : 5.98 x 0.51 x 9.02 inches
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon; Illustrated edition (August 21, 2020)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
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