Scott Johnson, founder and teacher of Stillpoint Yoga London, asked me to join him for another episode on his podcast. We didn’t realise, but we share a lot more than just our love of Yoga. I have re-listened to our talk and feel so proud of what we share together and for our communities. Scott is a gentle and lovely man who has created a safe, nurturing and inclusive space for people to practice Yoga. Please go to his website to listen to our talk and more about his studio/online studio. Below are links to support groups if you are affected by what we share. Enjoy!
Below is a brief of what we covered, taken from Stillpoint Yoga London’s website. www.stillpointyogalondon.com
Scott and Zephyr first met at the London Yoga Festival in 2019 and have been friends ever since. This deeply engaging and honest conversation goes deep into the practices of yoga and how it can help recovery from addiction and grief. Zephyr shares a deeply moving account of her life in recovery from an addictive partner, who subsequently and tragically passed away, and how yoga helped her. Her wisdom as a result shines through. Scott and Zephyr also share meaningful words about how they both have been affected by familial alcohol and drug addiction, and how contemplative practice and conversations like these help to gently change in the deep internal narratives they have.
In this heartfelt conversation Zephyr shares:
For extra help and support if you are affected by this podcast, alcohol, drugs and/or a friend or family that is suffering with addiction. Here are some support groups that are available to be of serve.
Alanon & Alateen UK https://www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Alcoholics Anonymous https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Narcotics Anonymous https://ukna.org