Author: Theresa Widmann

Theresa Lyn Widmann is a yoga and meditation instructor, gong master and community uplifter who uses her superpowers to help people heal and create the life of their dreams. Founder of Anahata Yoga and Healing Arts, she believes in the supreme power of compassion to heal ourselves and our communities and is driven by this defining principle in all her work. She shares her passion for community building as the Board President for the non-profit, O+ Festival, an organization which empowers communities to take control of their collective well-being by exchanging the art of medicine for the medicine of art. When not in the studio, she works to bring yoga, meditation and sound healing to women and children who are survivors of domestic violence and others who are not often able to regularly access these services. If there’s any spare time in the day, she might be caught writing, strumming her guitar or digging in the dirt.

What Do You Worship?

I started pondering this question early in the 2020 pandemic haze after watching the Netflix Series, “The Messiah.” A friend had recommended it so I dug in one Friday evening when I needed some non-thinking couch time. Surprisingly I found it entertaining and thought provoking, so much for non-thinking. Without going into all the thoughts,

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Why I Stopped Teaching Kundalini Yoga as Taught by Yogi Bhajan

This year (2020) has been a disruptive year for so many, including the Kundalini Yoga as Taught By Yogi Bhajan (“KYatbYB”) community. It’s important to note the distinction because there are others who teach or write about “Kundalini Yoga” which is very different from what Yogi Bhajan taught. In February, Pamela Dyson’s book, Premka: White

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Recognizing Gaslighting and Overcoming its Traumatizing Effects

Have you ever experienced gaslighting? When it happened to me I didn’t realize what was going on. I thought I was losing my mind, and if you’ve seen the 1944 movie “Gaslight” starring Ingrid Bergman, you know what I mean by “losing my mind.” The person doing the gaslighting often tries to make the victim

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