Jun 9, 2022
The Importance of Rest with Octavia Raheem
Resting is one of the most important acts of self care we can do, but for many of us it isn’t that easy. Shame, capitalism, and societal pressure can cause us to fall into the trap of being busy or always saying yes to things that aren’t serving us.
In this episode, Octavia Raheem shares beautiful insight into why we need to rest, how to reclaim your right to rest, why we need to collectively set boundaries around work, and so much more.
Octavia is the author of Gather and the newly released Pause, Rest, Be. She is a mother, activist, and an experienced yoga teacher and practitioner. She founded Starshine & Clay, a retreat space for Black, Indigenous, and Women of Color to rest and restore. She has received national attention for her work training yoga teachers and diversifying the yoga and wellness industry. Her work has been featured inYoga Journal, Mantra,Well + Good,CNN,WXIA,andAtlanta Magazine.
-Octavia’s yoga journey
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