My sweet friend Steven Washington (find him on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube) joins me to talk about his nourishing new book, Recovering You: Soul Care and Mindful Movement for Overcoming Addiction. Steven shares his story of growing up around alcoholism and going into recovery for his own drug and alcohol addiction. But the heart and soul of this book is his process of guiding readers through fear, shame, and regret and into community and gratitude. Self-massage, breathing, meditation, and, uniquely, a focus on qigong — the ancient movement practice at the heart of Chinese medicine and Taoist philosophy — liberate, energize, and soothe.
Steven Washington is the author of Recovering You: Soul Care and Mindful Movement for Overcoming Addiction. As a former professional dancer who performed on Broadway in Disney’s The Lion King, his love of movement inspired him to become the highly acclaimed Qigong and Pilates teacher that he is today. Steven lives a joyful life of recovery and is passionate about helping others as they navigate towards health and happiness. He offers Qigong, Pilates, Dance, Meditation, Laughter, and more through his website.
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Such a brilliant interview. So enjoyed your honest and real conversation! Paul, you brought such light out of Steven. Well done!