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 […]

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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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 […]

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Let It Go Workshop, Bodhi Breathe Studio

I love presenting my Let It Go Workshop.  In this workshop I share the tools and techniques I cultivated from yoga, journaling and conversation that had a significant impact on my own healing journey. My healing journey began only when I (gulp) surrendered. What I surrendered to might not be what you think.  I surrendered […]

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Waiter, There’s A Jackass In My Coffee

Today is World Mental Health Day. I have been asked to write something about this day to help raise awareness. I didn’t think I had anything to add to this conversation until I made my coffee this morning. My morning coffee ritual reminded me of how mental health is with us 24/7, it becomes a […]

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Win 2 Tickets To VibeWell, 2019 in Asbury Park

brings together the very best yoga instructors, wellness experts, and leaders in healthy living for one transformational day of practice, connection, and community. Find yourself deeply immersed in yoga, meditation, social gatherings and thought-provoking presentations in intimate venues sprinkled throughout the amazing Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park, NJ. Asbury Park has a unique vibration that has […]

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I’m very proud to participate in this panel discussion of wellness and self-care in support of the Trinitas Health Foundation’s Peace Of Mind Campaign. Join us for a night of shopping, sips & snacks and a powerful discussion.  And, if that’s not enough, you will have the opportunity to purchase tshirts made specifically for this […]