Y12SR: The Yoga of 12-Step Recovery
Since the 1930s, the 12-step based recovery model has been proving itself in the lives of those affected by their own addictive behaviors, or the addictive behaviors of others. Yoga, too, has its own long history as a tool for personal transformation. Both yoga and the 12 steps embody many common principles that work together to clear self-centeredness from our path. By applying the principles of yoga and recovery to our daily affairs, we begin to be guided by a loving and caring power greater than the attitudes, beliefs and actions that fuel our addictive behaviors. From the common ground of these shared principles, Nikki Myers developed Y12SR and began to support others to go back into their communities and hold space for local Y12SR groups.
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