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OKG Newsletter

Topic: yoga

No boys allowed

Fitness geared toward moms and moms-to-be makes its mark. Here's your rundown of where to run.


Malena Lott
When you mention the word “fit” to moms, our first thought is probably kids’ tantrums.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Raising the barre

A new workout trend offers locals a graceful alternative.


Sky Nelson
As the Roman philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero once said, “It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.”
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Down with downward dog

Don’t understand the difference between hatha and vinyasa? Here’s your yoga primer.


Malena Lott
According to the American Yoga Association, the classical yoga most often practiced today, ashtanga yoga, was developed sometime between the first or second century B.C. to as late as the fifth century A.D. Yoga centers on breathing and movements meant to bring peace of mind and flow.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Some like it hot

Hot yoga can keep you sizzling during the winter months.


Sky Nelson
It’s wintertime, and there are a number of ways you can keep yourself warm.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Stretching for serenity

A local woman travels to Uganda to teach yoga to victims of Joseph Kony.


Mia Cantu
After an eight-hour drive through back roads and over potholes, Oklahoma City yoga instructor Laura Lester reached the St. Monica Girls’ Tailoring Centre in Gulu, Uganda. She was there at the invitation of Pros for Africa, a locally based nonprofit that had asked Lester to teach yoga to the students between March 8 and March 16.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Shake it

Love dancing and approaching life with a Zen attitude? Give Nia a try!


Sarah Lobban
Nia OKC Weekend
6 p.m. Friday, 12:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday
Pacer Fitness Center
5520 N. Independence
204-1845 or 226-8561
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Downward-facing puppy

Yoga takes a holistic approach to kids’ health through concentration, flexibility and creativity.


Christina Nihira

Kids can get stressed. Spending the afternoon in “tree” position, flitting around like a butterfly or mimicking a cat may be the remedy.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Yoga it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Get worldly without leaving your yoga mat, as Japan-based musician Shibaten visits the Ashtanga Yoga Studio, 120 E. Tonhawa in Norman. He’ll play the didgeridoo at 7 p.m. Sunday during a 90-minute meditation workshop, as well as give a regular ol’ performance of his original world music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission for each is $30. Call 503-7779 or visit


Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Work it

Don't break your resolution just yet.


Jenn Scott
Almond bark, fudge and sugar cookies: all things that are delicious.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013