Topic: Move

Bears Ears Dance a Triumph

Congratulations to Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT). In October, RDT presented a new work to celebrate Utah’s newest national monument (if we can keep it). “Dancing the Bears Ears,” a …

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Yoga: The Teacher-Student Relationship

When to call the teacher out. As I reel through my Facebook feed today, more than half the posts begin with “Me, too.” This is, of course, the social media request to post these wo …

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MC YOGI & 10,000 Buddhas visit 21st Yoga

On Sunday October 22, MC Yogi and his wife Amanda Giacomini AKA 10,000 Buddhas, made a visit to 21st yoga to promote MC Yogi’s new book Spiritual Graffiti: Finding My True Path, as …

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Fires impact Utah’s air quality, damage forest

In summer 2017, The Utah Division of Air Quality reported an astonishing 32 “red air” days, mostly due to smoke from regional forest fires. We can expect more bad air days next sum …

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Wasatch Canyons planning

Salt Lake County is updating the Wasatch Canyons General Plan, last updated in 1989. The Plan is an official statement of county policy on the future use of the Wasatch Mountains a …

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Corpse Pose

A celebration of life.  In 35 years of practicing asana, only rarely have I heard Savasana, yoga’s final relaxation pose, called by its literal name: Corpse Pose. Whoever thought o …

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Stewart introduces sham habitat protection bill

Utah Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT-2) has introduced a sham bill that he says will protect habitat for mule deer and sage grouse, but it’s really just another trick to try to eli …

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West Davis Corridor impacts expand

It seems inevitable that the environmental footprint of the West Davis Corridor freeway has already increased before any of the new freeway has even been built. In August, the Utah …

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Why Yoga Really Is All About the Body

Since yoga entered the mainstream about 15 years ago, I’ve proclaimed again and again that yoga is not just about the physical practice. I spent five years writing a book about the …

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Economic benefits of “active transportation”

Government spending on walking and biking can have big paybacks in the form of health benefits, tourism, sales of goods and services, increased real estate values and greenhouse ga …

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Audubon to focus on saline lakes, Colorado River

The National Audubon Society has based a new Saline Lakes program out of Salt Lake City in order to prioritize protection of Great Salt Lake—the single most important inland shoreb …

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Toxic algae returns

At the end of June, satellite images showed a toxic algal bloom spreading in Utah Lake. By July a health advisory warned the public to avoid dark green areas with scum, foam or oth …

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Yoga: Anjali Mudra

Simple greeting or divine salute? Few positions are more ubiquitous in yoga practice than Anjali Mudra (Prayer Position). We often practice Anjali Mudra to begin and end a class. W …

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Happy 1st Birthday 21st Yoga!

    Over the weekend, our friends at 21st yoga celebrated their first birthday. In doing so, they offered a full day of free yoga classes at their studio. As a lifelong sucker for …

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White Mesa Uranium Mill

Given the grief caused to Utah by uranium mining in the past, it is surprising that the Utah Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands submitted comments to Trump’s Monument R …

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