Shannon Ortiz @1MindBodySoulWellness

Posted by News-Talk 1480 WHBC on Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Gary Rivers invited Shannon Ortiz to be a guest on his show to talk about the growing phenomenon of Yoga, and how she applies it to help those suffering through trauma in their lives.

Shannon, has been a guest several times on the Gary Rivers Show — speaking on behalf of people who have lost members of their family to suicide.

Her recently-founded organization Light After Loss provides suicide loss survivors with the opportunities to heal from the grief and trauma of losing a loved one to suicide.  Shannon lost her husband to suicide



Plain old yoga isn’t good enough anymore.  Now there are LOTS of new types of yoga that incorporate everything from animals to alcohol

So . . . would any of those motivate you to finally do some yoga?  A new survey asked people which types of yoga they’d want to try, and here are the results . . .

  1. Laughter yoga, which mixes laughing and breathing exercises . . . 20% would try it.
  2. Hot yoga . . . 18%.
  3. Silent disco yoga, where you wear noise-canceling headphones and listen to music . . . 17%.
  4. Immersive yoga, where scenes are projected on the walls and sounds are played so you won’t focus on the outside world, 17%.
  5. Aerial yoga, where you’re basically hanging on a small hammock, 15%.
  6. Yoga with cats, 15%.
  7. Beer yoga, 14%.
  8. Naked yoga, 14%.
  9. Heavy metal yoga . . . 13%.
  10. Yoga with dogs, 13%.