People cope with the death of a loved one in different ways.
A local woman is using mind-body therapies such as yoga, meditation and journaling to help grieving folks cope with the loss.
Heather K. Whittington holds a master’s degree in thantology, the study of death and dying, from Hood College. She is also a Certified Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy practitioner.
She combined her professional training in both to launch Mindful Grief at Mind-Body Therapies, 5 N. Bentz St., Frederick . Services include Yoga for Grief classes, group relaxation workshops and private Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy sessions.
“Grief is a physical reaction to loss that causes emotional, physical and behavioral responses that creates more stress,” … Read more »