As long as I was breathing with the contractions and not pushing against them, I felt better. That idea is fundamental-to feel pain and not to resist; to go towards it. It is an incredibly spiritual practice.
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|Birth:||2nd January, 1969|
|Profession:||Activist, Author, Businesswoman, Documentary Filmmaker, Model|
Christy Nicole Turlington Burns was born in Walnut Creek, California. She is an American model. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Comparative Religion and Eastern Philosophy. She was named one of Glamour 's Women of the Year in 2013, and was named as one of Time 's 100 Most Influential People of 2014. She gained fame in the late 80s and early 90s as a Supermodel and was during the peak of her career as a top designer favourite. In 2013, Turlington directed the documentary film, Every Mile, Every Mother which explores Every Mother Counts' participation in long distance running to highlight distance as a barrier for women to receive quality care. In 2005 Turlington began working with the international humanitarian organization CARE and has since become their Advocate for Maternal Health. She is also an Ambassador for Product Red. An ex-smoker whose father died of lung cancer, Turlington is an anti-smoking activist. She is the author of the book Living Yoga: Creating A Life Practice. In the 2000s, she has become a partner in a variety of business ventures: an ayurvedic skincare line, Sundari, and two clothing lines produced by Puma, an active women's clothing line; and a women's yoga-wear line.
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