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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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Celebrate Summer Solstice With Free Yoga

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Celebrate Summer Solstice With Free Yoga

“We have had a great response each year and this year it will be at Tuller Square Park – an exciting new venue for us,” said Loretta Zedella, yoga teacher for City of Dublin and leader at the International Day of Yoga. “It’s a nice way for the community to get together. Also, it’s hard […]

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Art of Yoga Restructures Programming

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Art of Yoga Restructures Programming

“We really want affordable yoga in Downtown Columbus and the Franklinton area,” said Jordan Davis, director of the non-profit Art of Yoga at 566 W. Rich St. “I strongly believe that we can help so people many achieve well-being thru movement and other arts,” she says. “We have great teachers and classes that are very […]

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Yoga and the Sacred Shimmy of Tribal Dance

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Yoga and the Sacred Shimmy of Tribal Dance

There are fake diamonds. There are real diamonds. Then there are those who show you how to see the sparkle in the dance of life regardless of the glass. Angie Never is one of those special kinds of teachers, and she has opened her own dance and yoga studio to share tribal dancing in Columbus, […]

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‘May I Be Happy’ Screening to Discuss Mindfulness For Kids

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire ‘May I Be Happy’ Screening to Discuss Mindfulness For Kids

“Teaching children how to cope is one of the most important tasks we have,” noted Julia Handelman of the Youth Yoga Project. To further mindfulness in education, on Saturday, March 23 “May I Be Happy” will be screened at Studio 35 with proceeds from tickets sold going to the Youth Yoga Project’s programming.   “We are […]

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