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Dylan Stormoen begins teaching yoga at local studio

Senior Dylan Stormoen practices one of the many poses yoga has to offer. Dylan began teaching classes at Studio One Yoga in September.
Austin Fierro, Online Editor December 14, 2019

The art of yoga has been used as a relaxation exercise for many years. Led by one or more instructors, students will assume various poses in order to simultaneously stretch their muscles and relax. Senior...

Mindful Movement helps elementary classroom calm and recharge

Lake Elmo Elementary piloted Yoga Calm last year as a result of a Partnership Grant. This year, all district schools will practice Mindful Movement. 
Megan Baxter, Photography Editor November 6, 2018

At Lake Elmo Elementary, classrooms are safe, welcoming and stress free because of the Mindful Movement that made its way into elementary school classrooms across the district. The Mindful Movement...

Yoga centers on students’ health

Yoga centers on students' health
Lauren Newman, Student Playlist Editor November 15, 2016

Yoga is central to the religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. Now, it has become central to many Americans’ daily physical exercise. Twenty One million adults in the US practice yoga...

Yoga trend has students bending over backwards

Pure Yoga is one of the few yoga studios in the St. Croix Valley. They offer an array of classes for all experience levels. Senior Elise Hendrickson goes to yoga at Pure Yoga. “I love barre! Even though it's not necessarily a yoga class, the spiritual idea of connecting with your body still plays a huge role throughout the class. I also prefer traditional level two Vinyasa flow classes. I don't like hot yoga because I have trouble breathing in hot environments and I start to feel claustrophobic,” Hendrickson says.
Sarah Junko, Layout Editor December 24, 2015

Students are always looking for fun and new ways to stay fit. For students who do not participate in sports, exercising is often a difficult task. Yoga is a different way for students to relieve stress...

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