Yoga Guide Presentation at Kean University

Restorative Yoga + Book Signing At Kean University Lockey will share her story and healing journey.  She will share the tools and techniques she incorporates to manage flashbacks, triggers, anxiety and rage with her Jersey-girl sarcasm and wry sense of humor.  During this presentation, participants will have the opportunity to practice gentle, restorative yoga. Lockey […]

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Belly Breath Video

  If you are looking for a moment of calm, check out my video tutorial on diaphragmatic breathing.  This type of breathing is great for reducing anxiety and calming your thoughts.  When we have moments of anxiety or when the big feelings are coming at you in all directions, take a moment to connect to […]

Light 2020: A Multistate Educational Conference on Human Trafficking

Light 2020: A Multistate Educational Conference on Human Trafficking The Center for Prevention of Abuse is proud to host Light 2020: A Multistate Educational Conference on Human Trafficking on April 1-2, 2020 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino in East Peoria, Illinois. Light 2020 aims to bring together experts, service providers, educators, and stakeholders in Illinois […]

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One Minute Breath

  Here I sit in my little corner of my home. My husband calls this my “thinking chair.”  I call it my place to reconnect.  This little space has become the only place I feel comfortable in my discomfort of making videos.  Today’s video is called the One Minute Breath.  This video is a guided […]

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You Gotta Go Through Nothing To Get To Something.

At the end of guiding a body scan meditation, I asked the participants (a group of 10 male parolees) to notice what they feel in their body. Without hesitation, one man (I’ll call him Carl), remarked: “I feel nothing.” This was the opening I was looking for to create a conversation about the mind/body connection. […]

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Guided Meditation for Trauma Survivors

I share the guided meditation I share with the trauma survivors I work with in jails, mental health areas of hospitals and drug/alcohol recovery centers. This meditation is for us folks who don’t think we can be “still” long enough to meditate.  I promise, you can do this meditation. I will be posting more videos […]

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That Time I Owned My White Lady Status

The following conversation happened in a re-entry program facility in downtown Newark, New Jersey. This program is a mandatory requirement of probation. Participants have to attend daily groups and complete a host of other mandatory requirements to remain “free.” The bottom line is, most of these people feel as though they left one prison to […]

School Of Mindful Inquiry Event

Roundtable Discussion #AGRBW is coming to Brooklyn A roundtable discussion for Students, Educators, and parents. Quentin Vennie and I will hold a panel discussion on equity in the world of mindfulness.   RSVP for this complimentary event    

Book Club Events

  Lockey attends Book Club events in person and virtuallyIf you would like to have Lockey attend your upcoming Book Club event, send us a request.  

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My “Trip” To Mt. Everest During Chemo

Hi Everyone!! The nerd in me is extremely excited to share this post with you. This story begins in 2007 in a cancer center in Overlook New Jersey, it ends in 2019 Tengboche, a small town about 5 miles from Mt. Everest! While I was chemotherapy treatment, I was more depressed than I realized.  I […]

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