Dr. Bessel van der Kolk is considered one of the world's leading authorities on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has pioneered the use of yoga as a therapy that is helping individuals to work through their PTSD and to regain a sense of mastery. He discusses mind-body connections in trauma, how yoga works and precautions for teaching trauma-sensitive yoga students.

Dr. Van Der Kolk's interview with the Integral Yoga Magazine on the topic of Yoga and PTSD.


This Is How You End the Foster Care to Prison Pipeline

Almost half of all foster care youth end up in jail within two years of aging out of the system. First Place for Youth has figured out a housing and support strategy to keep these young adults out from behind bars and living on their own.

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First Place for Youth provided Pamela Bolnick with the financial and emotional support she needed to transition out of the foster care system