CNN Hero Patricia Kelly is using horses to motivate at-risk children in Hartford, Connecticut. Her nonprofit, Ebony Horsewomen, provides horseback riding lessons and teaches animal science to more than 300 young people a year. “We use horses as a hook to create pride, esteem and healing,” said Kelly. “They learn that they have ability. They just have to unlock it.”
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Abbii’s anger and stress from transitioning into High School landed her in hospital. Luckily she met Michelle, a yoga therapist, who could help her. This video recounts Abbii’s story. Worth watching and sharing.
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Tony Tolbert grew up watching his father welcome strangers in need into their home. The experience was not always great and people were not always appreciative, but that did not stop him from helping more people. When Tony became a successful lawyer and an UCLA lecturer he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps. He felt inspired by the story of a family in Atlanta that had sold their home for 800 thousand Dollars and donated the money to charity. When he heard of Felicia Duke, a homeless single mom of four children Tony knew he had to do something. But what could he do?
What he did will surprise you. It not only gave Felicia emotional and physical space to recoup, recover, and heal, but it also enriched and liberated Tony’s life. His actions are now snowballing out as more people are inspired by his example and generosity.
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One day Pam woke up to find herself “immovable” and in pain. Though she did not know it then, but this was a turning point in her life. This is because this led her to yoga and her inner transformation. See this short video for her story.
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There are times in life where we find ourselves in a place we do not want to be. Sometimes this is a place where we find ourselves overweight. Struggling to get back to a “normal” weight is something many of us are familiar with. This short video illustrates both the struggle and the journey. It shows not only how yoga can help in the journey but also turn it from a struggle to something we can enjoy.
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