Interview of Eating Disorder Clinic’s Yoga Instructor: Ashley Rideaux

Artwork by Heidi van den Berg
 

Ashley Rideaux teaches at a residential eating disorder treatment center for girls and women called Monte Nido Vista in Agoura Hills, California. She talks about how different her Monte Nido Vista yoga class is from a regular class, and how it helps the patients’ healing process. Besides yoga, Rideaux describes what a typical day at the center would be like, surprisingly reveals her own past struggles with body image, and offers advice for everyone on how to love their life. <333  

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Reviews of 5 Therapy Directories to Help POC & LGBTQ+

November 26, 2018 — Besides alternative medicine such as yoga and meditation, or using energy healers, tarot guides, or curanderas, sometimes we need the help of Western medication or talk therapy as well. It can be hard for those who identify as LGBTQ+ or POC (myself included) to find a therapist that they connect with and trust, because if the therapist doesn’t have experiences being LGBTQ+