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.

Open Your Mind to Free Your Soul

The other morning while doing my yoga set, my mind found an interesting perspective. (Thank you, yoga.) For the past few weeks I have been doing a specific yoga set, a Kriya in Kundalini Yoga parlance, called the Pituitary Gland Series. It’s a series of about 10 different poses or asanas. When I first begin

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Paying Homage to America, the Melting Pot

A long, long time ago, when I was in High School, I was adamant that I was moving to Europe, or South America, or somewhere other than the United States. I was angry. We were fighting with Iraq (over oil), and we still weren’t acknowledging how terrible we were to Africans and Native Americans when we

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Devoted to Love

When I was in high school, I had my first “real” confrontation with religion. My only previous religion-related confrontations being with my father or mother who were trying to get me out of bed early on a Sunday morning to go to church. In other words, not real confrontations. The “real” confrontation first appeared as I was preparing for confirmation.

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