Support Precedes Everything with Suzanne Manafort

Support Precedes Everything with Suzanne Manafort
The principle of support preceding action states that if we want to feel connected and integrated in our movement, we need to know where our support is coming from before we engage in any action. For example, in Mindful Yoga Therapy we learn to recognize the earth firmly beneath us in order to allow ourselves ...

Support Precedes Action and the Patterns of Life

Support Precedes Action and the Patterns of Life
  Support Precedes Action is one of the…say it with me…”most important tools” in the Mindful Yoga Therapy toolbox.  But what does it mean to you? Tanya Del Priore is a Navy Veteran and yoga teacher who completed the 100-hour MYT training at Studio Bamboo in Virginia Beach. Here is what Support Precedes Action means to ...

Working with heroes

Working with heroes
Sunday, Suzanne Manafort appears in the Hartford Courant as a Hometown Hero. Suzanne started working with veterans eight years ago. Words like “hero” have no place in the vocabulary she uses to describe herself. So for this recognition, she offers most humble thanks, and asks that people consider learning more about Mindful Yoga Therapy, the ...

Mindful Yoga Therapy second 100 hour program graduates

Mindful Yoga Therapy second 100 hour program graduates
Twenty Yoga Teachers Graduate from 100 hour Mindful Yoga Therapy Certification Program Meet our second graduating class!  The Mindful Yoga Therapy 100 hour certification program awarded certificates to 20 new graduates in November. We’re so proud to have worked with this group, and honored to know they will share what they’ve learned. The 100 hour ...

Happy Veteran’s Day

Happy Veteran's Day
Happy Veteran’s Day!   The brave men and women wh serve our country are sent out to fight wars without being given the choice of wether or not to do so.  You might not agree with the wars we fight but that is no reason to show anything but respect for these brave souls.  They ...

Anthony Scaletta interviewed on Reload Radio

Anthony Scaletta interviewed on Reload Radio
MYT’s Anthony Scaletta was interviewed on Reload Radio.  Listen to the full interview here. Anthony, Mindful Yoga Therapy’s Outreach Coordinator for Veterans and a graduate of our 100 hour certification program, served as a US Navy Special Warfare Combatant Crewman (SWCC) with Naval Special Warfare Group 1 out of San Diego, California from 1998-2003. He ...

MYT student and Vietnam veteran becomes yoga teacher

MYT student and Vietnam veteran becomes yoga teacher
Today the New York Post features an article on John Neib, Vietnam vet and student of Mindful Yoga Therapy. John talks about how Mindful Yoga Therapy helped him sleep better and his love of the community at Newington Yoga.  He plans to assist MYT founder Suzanne Manafort in a future yoga teacher training program. Read ...

How do we practice yoga?

How do we practice yoga?
from the Enhancing Your Yoga Practice series by Suzanne Manafort- Yoga Practice in Life When we begin a yoga practice, our focus is on learning the asana. As our practice begins to mature, we learn that the yoga practice makes it way into our whole life. The practices teach us to stay present and to ...

Virabhadrasana – The Warrior

Virabhadrasana – The Warrior from the Enhancing Your Yoga Practice series by Suzanne Manafort The mythical story of The Warrior begins when Shiva learns of the death of his wife Sati. He is first shocked, then saddened, and then enraged. He falls into the deepest and darkest place he can find. He tears off one ...

Mindful Yoga Therapy in the Middle East – notes from Suzanne

Mindful Yoga Therapy in the Middle East - notes from Suzanne
Teaching Mindful Yoga Therapy in the Middle East We set out on May 22nd 2015 for Tel Aviv with our training manual and Practice Guide translated into Arabic for the trainings. It was a 10-hour flight. There were 5 of us. The group consisted of me (Suzanne), Rob Schware (Executive Director, Give Back Yoga Foundation) ...