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Yoga for Happiness: Teaching Yoga to Adults with Disabilities | Julie Blomquist

May 27, 2014

My name is Julie Blomquist, and I have taught group fitness classes for more than fourteen years. I graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in exercise science and fitness, and went on to ... read more »

Get Your Mind Right: Using Meditation in the Classroom | Janine Knill

May 27, 2014

Taft High School student Laura Knapczyk used classroom meditation techniques as preparation for testing. “The relaxation meditation made a big difference because it calmed me down,” she said ... read more »

Practicing my ABCs: Asana, Breath, Concentration and Connection | Erin Cowan

May 27, 2014

I am very passionate about being a student of yoga and approaching the practice as a beginner. I teach, but it is my curiosity, openness, and urge to grow as a student that most profoundly affects ... read more »

Walking in Beauty | Allison English

May 27, 2014

Imagine taking your taxes to your doctor and asking him or her to prepare them for you. This juxtaposition sounds funny because it is an incongruous match-up of skills and action ... read more »

Yoga and Self-Acceptance | Alexia Bauer

May 27, 2014

In Pema Chodron’s book “When Things Fall Apart,” she writes, “It is said that we can’t attain enlightenment, let alone feel contentment and joy ... read more »