I’m a writer and editor based in Brooklyn. I cover finance, economics, arts and culture, technology, the environment and interesting people from all walks of life. I am a reporter and editor at American Banker, the co-editor and co-founder of feminist cultural criticism blog Girls Like Giants, and a former contributing editor for Rural Intelligence, a regional lifestyle magazine based in the Berkshires. My work has also appeared in or on The Atlantic, Inc., Salon, The Toast, The Hairpin, Avidly, The Billfold, Destroyer, The Brooklyn Rail, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, and Racialicious, among other publications. Contact me at sarahlizchar [at] gmail.com.

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  1. Gale says:


    Thank you for your article in Natural Awakenings, September issue. In your article Deep-Healing Yoga Release Trauma, Build Resilience you mention “…Boston’s Mind Body Institute…”. I have done a web search and found only the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Mass General. Is this the organization you are referring to. I am from Oklahoma City, OK and was visiting Dallas,Texas and picked up the magazine. I am interested in a certification in this type yoga to add to my education/certifications. Getting referrals to reputable organizations is so very helpful.

    I appreciate any information you can provide that will direct me further in my personal development in this area.


  2. robin pomper says:

    Hi Sarah, I read your article on deep healing yoga to release trauma and build resistance in the Natural Awakenings magazine. It was very informative. Thank you so much. Are you aware of anyone doing this type of yoga in Canton, Simsbury, Avon areas of Connecticut?
    Thank you

  3. Janine Sargeant says:

    Dear Sarah,
    I read your article in Natural Awakenings. I’m very interested in finding a deep-healing yoga program in my area. I live in Houston. Do you have any contacts out here that might recommend something at least, similar? I’d so appreciate it. Thanks for your insight.
    Janine Sargeant
    janinews@sbcglobal.net 713-417-9047

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