Niroga Health Care Programs
Alameda County Public Health Department
Integral Health Fellowship: This program has been designed to increase community health and wellness mobilization by developing youth as health advocates in Alameda County, particularly in the Oakland area. A self-transformative life skill program helps to support the development of the youth involved and to seed the community with newly developed integral health practitioners.
Brighter Beginnings, Early Head Start in Oakland and First Five in Antioch
Through Brighter Beginnings, Niroga offers yoga for prenatal mothers, post partum mothers,and mothers of young children. For prenatal, the focus is on releasing fears surrounding pregnancy and delivery while preparing for an easier delivery. For young mothers the practice is focused on relaxation and calm, and bonding with baby. For mothers of young children, the class is all about self-care and stress reduction.
RYSE Center, Richmond
RYSE is a safe and welcoming center for diverse West Contra Costa youth that builds youth power and leadership towards personal and community health and transformation. As a partner to RYSE, Niroga provides yoga classes that promote positive youth development and tranformative life skills.
MPI Treatment Services, Alta Bates Summit Hospital, Sutter Health, Oakland
Mindful Yoga, breathwork, and meditation for people in rehab and recovery, including detox; helping deal with addiction, compromised immune systems; helping cope with stress, anger, anxiety; helping build self-control, self-confidence, and self-worth.
Alta Bates Comprehensive Cancer Center, Berkeley
Mindful Yoga, breathwork, and meditation for people with cancer; helping deal with effects of radiation and chemotherapy; helping cope with fear, stress, uncertainty, etc.; helping regain strength, flexibility, balance (see program evaluation); one class/week on-site and one class/week at Niroga Center on University Avenue in Berkeley.
Service League of San Mateo County/Hope House, Redwood City
At this residential treatment facility for formerly incarcerated women, Niroga provides a program of yoga, breathwork, and meditation designed to to help in their rehab and recovery on all levels.
Cancer Survivors on Niroga's Healing Yoga Protocol and Healing Journeys Conference: Cancer as a Turning Point conference:
"First time I did yoga and didnít hurt my neck."
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