Topic: Move

Mobility, agility and power: Yoga practice and strength training

Studies show that resistance training builds strength and muscle mass, increases bone density and reduces the signs and symptoms of chronic disease. I first came to Utah in 1982, p …

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Stabilizing Your Joints

Protect your joints, build stability Instagram may currently dominate and define 21st-century yoga’s outward image, but social media didn’t invent yoga photography. As long ago as …

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Yoga Culture: Animal Wisdom

How to practice yoga wisely in the heat of summer. In early June I visited the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. In my childhood, I’d spent many days wandering around visiting a …

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Yoga: Healthy Boundaries

The teacher-student relationship—again. It seems to happen with alarming regularity that a spiritual teacher is exposed (no pun intended) for having misused his position to take ad …

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Yoga: Practicing Kindness

Gratitude for your mentors. In the past few months, I’ve been exploring metta (kindness) meditation in CATALYST. The first installment covered practicing kindness for an easy being …

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RDT’s CURRENT presents up and coming choreographers

“Material Tokens of the Freedom of Thought” by Angela Banchero-Kelleher Repertory Dance Theatre’s CURRENT opened Thursday, April 12 in the Jeanné Wagner Theater at the Rose Wagner …

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Yoga Culture: Metta Meditation

Practicing kindness toward yourself. (This is the second installment of instructions on kindness practice. Find the first installment in the March 2018 CATALYST: https:// catalystm …

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Meditation in Space

The art of learning to love the land. After ascending the rock-strewn switchbacks of the Moki Dugway to the sky-washed heights of Cedar Mesa, Utah, we assembled our basecamp not fa …

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Yoga: Take a Kindness Break

In recent years, our lives seem to have gotten harsher. Our culture has factionalized. No one wants to listen to anyone with whom they disagree. Dialogue has become not just disres …

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The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Revisits Their Roots with STRATA

Stuart Ruckman Joan Woodbury and Shirley Ririe, creators of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, have always had a special relationship choreographer Alwin Nikolais. He was a big infl …

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Environews: Stewart Proposes Fake National Park

In an effort to block lawsuits seeking to restore the boundaries of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Representative Chris Stewart (R-UT-2) has introduced a bill to crea …

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Environews: Monument Downsizing Travesty

On December 4, 2017 President Trump flew to Salt Lake City to announce that he would slash the size of two Utah National Monuments. Bears Ears National Monument was cut by 85%, wit …

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Stop Being Judgy and Unyogic!

How Discernment Got Lost in 21st-Century Yoga. In 1988, I attended my first silent Insight Meditation retreat. I noticed one thing right off—how incredibly out-of-control my mind i …

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Can We Save Pando?

Pando, the Earth’s largest known living organism by mass, is dying for lack of large predators in the ecosystem. Pando, an exceptionally beautiful male quaking aspen clone, is loca …

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Aging Gracefully: Lessons in Courage

Sometimes the saying is true: We teach what we most need to learn. I’ve taken ski lessons since the age of seven, and have always hated them. I’ve been led down chutes, over precip …

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