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YogaTrail: A Community-Powered Platform Declares Independence for the Teacher
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YogaTrail: A Community-Powered Platform Declares Independence for the Teacher

There’s no yoga class without the instructor, and yet most of them are struggling, burning themselves out just to eat and pay the rent. Alex Klein has an answer: get on the YogaTrail.

“We have a masterplan to disrupt the word of yoga by empowering the teachers,” says Alex, Founder of the YogaTrail App, which is currently the subject of a SeedInvest campaign— an opportunity for investors to not only fund its growth but actually own a share in the company.

Meet The 102-Year-Young Yoga Newbie
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Meet The 102-Year-Young Yoga Newbie

And now for today’s reminder that you’re never too old to start something new. We’d like to dedicate this post to the fighting spirit and the young at heart. Centenarian Charlotte Bleistein of Milwaukee, WI passed away over the weekend, but the fearless and passionate way she lived will never […]

A Shakti Grows In Harlem
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A Shakti Grows In Harlem

The Yoga Studio of inclusivity and empowerment needs your help to extend its branches.

Williamsburg’s ShaktiBarre is holding an online fundraiser to open a second space in Harlem, continuing their mission to bring holistic development to all, removing the prefix from underserved.

Picture: Lorne Campbell / Guzelian Jean Dawson of Cottlngley, near Bingley, West Yorkshire, who celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend (20 February). She attends a weekly Yoga class in nearby, Shipley. WORDS BY GUZELIAN A 100-year-old great grandmother is still a picture of health thanks to over 30 years of dedication to yoga. Jean Dawson, from Cottingley, West Yorkshire, has been bended and twisting her body almost every single week for the past three decades. ìI must have good genes,î explained Mrs Dawson, who has five grandchildren and two great grand children. ìI really enjoy doing yoga. It has really changed my life and has helped cure aches and pains. I use to have trouble from a slipped disc in my back but doing yoga really helped me cope with it.
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This 100-Year-Old Yogi Tried Her First Yoga Class At Age 67

She’s been practicing yoga for over 30 years…and she just turned 100! And we heart her. Jean Dawson just celebrated her 100th birthday on February 20th and if you’ve done the math that means she didn’t even start her yoga practice until she was in her late 60s, which means you need to share this with your silver senior aunts, uncles, moms, and dads right now.