Radical Rest with Lou Thomas

*Scroll down to listen to the episode Rest is not just a trendy self-care product that you can purchase. Lou Thomas (they/them), the guest of this episode, defines radical rest as an interruption to systems of violence. Join Brea Johnson in conversation with Lou, queer, neurodivergent, non-binary yoga teacher and embodiment specialist, as they discuss the transformative concept of radical rest. They explore how rest goes beyond mere sleep to become a form of resistance against systemic violence and a crucial self-care practice. They emphasize the need to identify and challenge the societal systems that impact our well-being, advocating for restorative practices tailored to individual needs.

About Lou Thomas

Lou Thomas is a dedicated yoga teacher and embodiment specialist based in Brighton, UK. Their work is deeply rooted in accessibility, trauma-informed approaches, and intersectional anti-oppression, focusing on empowering the LGBTQIA+ community. Lou's classes and workshops are designed to be accessible and playful, providing a safe space for individuals to explore their bodies and identities in a supportive environment.

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If you're inspired by this conversation and looking to deepen your practice of radical rest, you can find Lou teaching classes at Heart + Bones Online yoga school, including a 60-minute radical rest class.

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