The Lesvos Refugee Crisis: 5 Months in & Conditions are Worsening

By | 2017-09-15T16:47:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|

In April, my friends and I arrived on the island of Lesvos to soon realize we had landed smack in the middle of the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. Rafts arrived daily from Syria and Afghanistan as well as Pakistan, Palestine, Iraq, and Iran. We quickly learned how to stockpile supplies in our [...]

Stop Four: Yoga, Meditation, and Recovery Conference at Kripalu

By | 2017-09-15T17:28:24+00:00 June 10th, 2014|

Stop Four on this journey was the Yoga, Meditation and Recovery Conference at Kripalu in May, the fifth annual five-day event bringing together yoga and meditation to support recovery from addictions. Envisioned by nationally recognized yoga leaders Rolf Gates and Nikki Myers, this spring conference (and its sister conference in the fall at Esalen on [...]