Divorce Mediation and Yoga: What I’ve Learned

The yoga teachings of non-violence (including in our language, so important in mediation), and compassion (to ourselves and others), as well as the skills of being present, balanced, keeping a steady mind and a stable core, even through “heat” are some of the more obvious areas where yoga practice on the mat can be applied to mediation practice “off the mat”.

Mediation Options in the Midst of Litigation

In an ideal divorce mediation process, the couple begins the dissolution of their marriage by meeting with the mediator, rather than with court filings.  They work over a series of mediation sessions to gather information, identify interests, generate options and ultimately reach an agreement that works for both of them.  Their lawyers support them from the sidelines during the mediation …