Rage to Resilience: Trauma Informed Yoga for World Peace?

Recently I was facilitating an online TIMBo program with a group of women with whom I have been meeting once a week for the last fourteen weeks. During this particular meeting, the discussion turned toward the topic of anger. It seemed we each had our own relationship to anger—some having fear of our anger which caused us to repress it, others had shame and self-judgment over the manner in which their anger was expressed, while others felt that it was just not allowed. As women, we judge ourselves or feel judged by others if we feel anger. If we feel it bubbling up, we cap it. To feel it is to go against what we believe is the right way to be. To show anger means we’ve exposed all that is ug