i have found the thinking, choices, behavior and resulting consequences of our people so incomprehensible at a heart level, that my mind has refused to put words to a phenomena that seems beyond them.
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Gihan Perera has become a nationally recognized progressive movement leader, organizer, and strategist. He began his activism as a student in high school in Los Angeles and then at UC Berkeley. While organizing against the first Gulf War, Perera hosted a radio program on a local station melding his passion for social and racial justice and music. In 1999, together with Tony Romano, he founded the Miami Workers Center (MWC), a dynamic organization which plays a leading role locally and nationally in the social justice movement.
The fourth Asana (posture) in the fearlessYoga flow, is “Salabhasana” or “Locust Posture.” This ‘baby backbend’ posture helps us to strengthen the muscles of the spine, buttocks, and the backs of the arms and legs. It also stretches the shoulders, chest, belly, and thighs. Some additional benefits include improving posture, stimulating abdominal organs, and stress relief.
CXC has just completed the pilot program for the most comprehensive, inspired, innovative, and transformative yoga teacher trainings available today. On April 28, 2010, CXC’s fearlessYOGA School, a Yoga Alliance registered school, graduated 6 new fearlessYOGA Instructors/Teacher-candidates and the first full-fledged certified fearlessYOGA Teacher.
Rather than focus on all the things we know we could be doing, but for whatever reason are not, today’s article is focused on a few simple healthy options for weight management I’ve leared from the 100+ dietary theories I’ve studied.
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