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The Physical and Mental Benefits of Yoga for Golfers

Golf is a game of intricate details. Having every possible advantage can sometimes mean the difference between an eagle, a par, and a bogey. In essence, golfers want to reduce strokes as much and as often as possible. Some strictly practice their swings and putts for hours on end, while others rely on a more… Continue reading The Physical and Mental Benefits of Yoga for Golfers

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5 Yoga Influencers Using Their Platform Intentionally and Politically

Discernment is perception in the absence of judgment with a view to obtaining spiritual direction and understanding. It is the ability to choose from right or wrong, and to judge between truth or error. Of course, here too, we bring in our tainted perceptions and perspectives, but the act of looking at all options and making decisions, with awareness and acute decision making, is already a step above judgement

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The Year of the Cock: A Satirical Piece on Love, Mercury Retrograde, the Wolf Moon and an Armenian coffee cup reading

If you couldn’t blame the mercury retrograde, maybe you can blame the full moon.

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Stop the “faggots” in Armenia

Anyone — including homosexuals — can participate in belittling, shaming, and attempting to exert control over another via language or otherwise. I observed a lot of this in the community, especially among those men who stand guarded behind the cover of virtual anonymity and suffer from various levels of discomfort about their own homosexuality.

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Where to find the perfect Chemex coffee in Yerevan?

A month ago I had to make decisions on what to bring to Yerevan for our 2-month long pilot project, Stega. I thought very profoundly when I was packing whether or not I wanted to risk breaking my chemex coffee maker.  I was definitely willing to risk my Bodum french press to break, so I brought that… Continue reading Where to find the perfect Chemex coffee in Yerevan?

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Stega and Peace Corps Armenia: First of its kind Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Armenia

The transaction of knowledge is never a one way exchange. Our intention was to connect and bring self-care practices to those who do so much, but at the end of the day, we learned a lot from one another. An eye-opening and honest weekend of testimonials revealed a lot about Armenian society that we have also been observing.