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Mindful Insights


Meditation 101: Techniques, Benefits, And A Beginner’s How-to

By Inner IDEA
GAIAM

"Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body. But many meditation techniques exist — so how do you learn how to meditate?"

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YWC Founder Press


Why Wellness Is So Necessary for Women of Color

By Kit Stone
February 26, 2020

"While the wellness industry should be accessible to everyone, far too often it feels like a luxury instead of a necessity...As I see the black yoga teacher community growing, I am also bearing witness to the reclamation of our collective health journey. It is centered on cultural responsiveness, connectedness, and activism,” Poole says.

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Community Stories

How Alexandria’s PIES Fitness Yoga Studio makes yoga accessible to all

by Jess Feldman
January 16, 2020

"Marsha Banks-Harold brings holistic yoga therapy, exercise and lifestyle coaching to marginalized individuals at her Alexandria-based studios."