Lockey Maisonneuve is an author and certified yoga and meditation coach. On today’s episode she shares her incredible journey of healing. Lockey explains why writing her memoir was instrumental in her healing and how discovering yoga allowed her to transform her life.
In her book, A Girl Raised by Wolves, Lockey writes of her past where she was neglected, abused and sold into sex trafficking by her father. Her mother was murdered and the case remains unsolved. Lockey talks about how sharing her story allowed her to heal from trauma.
Yoga became a source of healing both physically and emotionally after breast cancer treatment and she talks about how the transformation occurred. Lockey also shares lessons learned as a yoga instructor for incarcerated men. She encourages everyone to find their own ways to share the stories that have caused trauma in their lives.
About Our Guest
Lockey Maisonneuve is a certified yoga and meditation guide. She guides yoga and meditation classes for incarcerated men, folks in drug and alcohol recovery, mental health patients and students in inner-city schools.
Lockey’s unique experiences give her credibility to share mindfulness programs in these marginalized communities.
As you read her memoir, A Girl Raised by Wolves, you will learn that she was neglected, abused and sold into sex trafficking by her father. She was made to feel worthless and invisible to the very people who brought her into this world.
Lockey knows from first-hand experience that healing trauma is not a one-and-done event. In her classes and workshops, Maisonneuve incorporates her own experiences with managing flashbacks, triggers, anxiety, and rage as well as her jersey girl sarcasm and wry sense of humor to connect with her participants. She is committed to supporting people in their own healing journey.
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