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An Update from Yoga Buzz

Hey Friends, We miss the opportunity to gather together around our city on and off the mat so very, very much. Over the last several months, we have had many conversations internally and with our partners, discussing the possibility and logistics of safely hosting in-person events in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic.  In the end, we recognize the potential risk to our teachers, our staff, and our community’s health, and as such, Yoga Buzz is postponing

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Race & Equity in Yoga: An Online Training with Kelley Palmer

The movement for Black lives has become front-and-center news. It is clear. A shift is necessary. But let’s be real: this isn’t a new problem. And since the dynamics of society are always replicated in our institutions, every industry from fashion to wellness is reckoning with its issues around race, equity, and social justice. Spoiler alert: that includes the Yoga community. Our friends at Accessible Yoga are hosting an online training led by Kelley Palmer:

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‘Our Family’s Doing Yoga’ Represents Black Families on the Mat

“When I became pregnant with my second child, I immediately noticed a difference in my mental and physical health,” says SonJoria Sydnor. “I thought it would get better after she was born, but it didn’t.” Searching for a way to manage post-partum depression led SonJoria to try yoga, as a way to make time to breathe and take care of emotional as well as physical well-being. Once she started making a habit of practicing, she

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St. Louis Yoga Week

St. Louis Yoga Week is a weeklong celebration June 14 – 21, 2020 of all things yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in the greater St. Louis area. This year is the inaugural event, ending with a day-long online celebration of International Day of Yoga on June 21st. The celebration is to explore new ways of self-care and wellness, while learning about and supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs. Official St. Louis Yoga Week will take place online

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It’s Give STL Day. And it’s okay if you can’t.

Today is Give STL Day, an annual event where we come together as a community to celebrate and support the incredible organizations that do such helpful work in St. Louis. This year, Give STL Day is coming after nearly two full months of small businesses and non-profits desperately seeking financial support to keep afloat from our patrons, friends, supporters, and partners. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling intense compassion fatigue for quite some time now. I see

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True Self-Care During Crisis

Our lives have all changed rather drastically as a result of COVID-19. While we are all experiencing the same crisis, we are each experiencing it in unique and individual ways. As many have reflected, we might be in the same storm, but we are not all in the same boat. No matter how your life has been effected, self-care is of utmost importance during this time. And not the frilly, commercialized self-care of expensive products

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