Watchful, Thoughtful, and Reserved. Cemelia Winn, pictured in the red sweatshirt, spent several weeks with her gaze averted when approached by another. Deeply kindhearted and eager to make friends despite her quiet nature, she one day approached me with a request for more partners poses. This typically soft spoken student found her voice! She expressed her need and desire to connect with the her peers. Her face lit up as she collaborated with her classmates and cultivated meaningful relationships with them.

(Energy Circuit)

When reflecting upon what she learned over the semester, Cemelia mentions these newfound friendships, as well as the general effect yoga had on her mind and body…

(Doing Your Chores)

What was it like to take yoga as class in school?

 “I enjoyed every moment I spent time the lovable people in yoga class. Sometimes, I have a stressful time and hated to do yoga, but when I actually tried, it helped me a lot. When I first started yoga, my body felt stiff and I didn’t really know how to look at myself or my emotions. As time passed by, I learned how to help myself get calmer and forgive people.”

What pose did you like to practice often?

“My favorite pose is dark seed light because it helps me get grounded.”

What state do you like to act from?

“My all time favorite state is calm.”

Please share a bit of wisdom you have discovered through practicing yoga.


(Get Up)


Trinity thought she had her recipe figured out. For the most part, this grounded young woman did indeed have herself figured out, mostly…but when she took the time to look within and test herself, she gained a few new insights and little tools to add some spice to her life.

Trinity Finds Deeper Clarity

After living in such fear and doubt, Aleikah was concerned her stew was spoiled. This is not how yoga works! When she finally harnessed enough courage to look inside her slow-cooking pot, she was relieved to find such positivity! Strength of body, peace of mind, and trust in self are just a few ingredients that really came to life for her.


Aleikah is Finding Her Voice


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