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July 2014

Thieves in the Temple

While teaching a class not too long ago, a robbery was averted. But the sanctity of the studio space was violated. Maybe you’ve heard the chatter in the Washington, D.C. yoga community: there are two young women stealing wallets from students’ bags during yoga classes at D.C. Metro Area studios. …

From Darkness to Enlightenment

Yesterday, a neighbor posted an article from NPR on her Facebook page: How Dark Chocolate, Not Milk Chocolate, May Help Blood Flow. This article summarized a clinical study’s results, and noted that mindfulness meditation brings similar benefits. “Hmm,” I joked on my neighbor’s Facebook post, “perhaps I should start a …