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Topic: Yoga

Centered City Yoga has new owner

D’ana Baptiste, Centered City Yoga’s founder and owner for 13 years, is passing the torch of CCY to one of her students, Rachel Cieslewicz, and Cieslewicz’s husband Eric Martin. Ci …

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Seek Studio opens in 9th and 9th area

Pictured: Sarah Betts | Photo: Mary McIntyre You might be thinking, “Just what that area needs, another yoga studio.” But Seek Studio offers a nontraditional approach to both yoga …

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Love Your Lungs: Undo Dirty Air with Yoga!

The Romans had detox in mind when they added February to their calendar in about 700 BCE. The Latin februum means “purification.” February is named after the Roman purification rit …

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Grounding Your Practice

In 1989, I went to Pune, India to study with Geeta and BKS Iyengar. A group of 30-some dedicated practitioners from around the U.S. joined senior teacher Mary Dunn for a three-week …

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Where the yoga teachers are

We’re here to clear up the apple-cart upset of yoga teachers between Centered City Yoga and the Fallout Yoga, which has now relocated to approximately 21st East and 21st South and …

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If You’re Bored with Yoga…You’re Not Paying Attention

How many times would you guess you’ve practiced Adho Mukha Svan­asana (Downward Facing Dog pose)? Or how about Trikonasana (Triangle pose)? Pick any one of yoga’s staple asanas and …

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What Yoga Is and Is Not

Three common misconceptions. —by Charlotte Bell               As yoga’s popularity has exploded in the past 15 or so years, a whole lot of new yo …

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Yoga Culture: Yoga for Text Neck

Stemming the latest epidemic.—by Charlotte Bell We’ve all seen it. Chances are if you have a smart phone you’ve done it, maybe a whole lot. That is, you bend your head forward to t …

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Yoga Pose of the Month

Ignite your digestive fire. —by Charlotte Bell Fire transforms—wood into ashes, ice into water and then into steam, raw ingredients into a warming meal. In the Vedas of ancient Ind …

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Yoga Culture

Why can’t we all just get along? —by Charlotte Bell Last month I had the good fortune to attend the Parliament of the World’s Religions. I presented both a yoga class and a musical …

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