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Modo Yoga Welcomes Cofounder For Visit

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Modo Yoga Welcomes Cofounder For Visit

“We are over the moon about this,” says Chad Underwood of Modo Yoga about a special guest this month. “We are very honored and excited that Ted Grand is visiting us in Columbus for a unique workshop on August 25.” Founded by Ted Grand and Jess Robertson, Modo Yoga is one of the largest yoga organizations […]

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GoYoga Helping Children Cope With Trauma

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire GoYoga Helping Children Cope With Trauma

“Parents should equip their child with the tools to help them fully embrace and move through their emotions, rather than pushing them away,” says Achea Redd, local mental health activist and mother of two. Saturday, August 10, Redd will lead a workshop with GoYoga where attendees will walk away with the tools to help strengthen […]

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An Afternoon of Wellness to Benefit Yoga in Schools

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire An Afternoon of Wellness to Benefit Yoga in Schools

“Healthy self-care choices are important to learn at any age,” says Julie Handelman of the Youth Yoga Project. “Teaching children and educators to self-manage their stress is my passion project.”   Handelman and Lauren Greenspan, both trained educators, started the Youth Yoga Project in 2017 to empower students and educators with tools for self-regulation. It is […]

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Acro Yoga Festival Coming Labor Day Weekend

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Acro Yoga Festival Coming Labor Day Weekend

For the fourth year, Columbus Acro Play has organized AcrOhio, an acro yoga festival held during Labor Day weekend. Acro yoga teachers and aficionados will have a three-day weekend to enjoy the acro they know and learn some new moves from expert teachers. Acro yoga is a combination of dance, acrobatic and yoga moves that has […]

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Enjoy Ashtanga Yoga

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Enjoy Ashtanga Yoga

Yoga can be so wonderful —albeit there can be controversies with it— and exploring different styles can be lots of fun. For a city our size, Columbus, Ohio has an unusually large number of opportunities to practice a yoga style renowned for its physical challenge —although modifications are possible— yet uniquely meditative properties. “It has a […]

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Rooftop Yoga at Gravity to Benefit Pets

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Rooftop Yoga at Gravity to Benefit Pets

“My little Piper weighed less than 4 pounds when I picked her up; she should’ve weighed 20!” says Julie Wilkes. “They said that she only had a day left before she would’ve died. Kidnappers stole her from someone’s yard and put her into a crate too small for her. They stored dogs in a barn, and […]

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Zen Yoga Opens With Free Yoga During July

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Zen Yoga Opens With Free Yoga During July

“We want yoga to be accessible to everyone, and we want it to improve your life as much as it has ours,” say Jess Brohard and Ellen Eilers who are opening Zen Yoga on July 1. Brohard and Eilers are so passionate about their belief that they will offer free yoga the whole month of July […]

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