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About susan virginia yoga

Grassroots Organizing Director for UltraViolet ( by day, yoga guide, dance partier, and red lentil soup connoisseur by night. Well. Evening. By night, I'm usually asleep.

Developing a home yoga practice

Last month I taught a workshop at Chi-Town Shakti about developing a home yoga practice and next month on Saturday, July 16th I’m sharing the same workshop (just slightly improved!) at Namaskar. Sign up here. In the process of creating … Continue reading

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Spring/Summer 2016

Roll out your mat, open a window, play these tunes. Just see what happens. Your Hand In Mine, Explosions in the Sky Halo, Beyoncé Yeah, I Said It, Rihanna Warm On A Cold Night, HONNE Yoga, Janelle Monáe Final Song, … Continue reading

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Check in. Clean Sheets.

Remember that time I started writing this in January? lol. Happy March! The winter months have me relying more and more on my home practice and less on studio yoga classes. And it’s got me pondering how so much of … Continue reading

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Brief Survey re: Yoga at the Center on Halsted

As you may recall, I got a generous grant from Kripalu to purchase props for yoga at the Center on Halsted. I’m quite late on this (shocking!), but I am writing a post/report to them about class at the Center. … Continue reading

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Thoughts As I Move Back

Earlier this month I made a difficult–and exciting!–decision to stop teaching yoga for the most part and take a full time job with UltraViolet to work on gender equity issues. As I transition, I’ve been thinking of how yoga has shaped (and … Continue reading

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Shakti Initiation

My Shakti sister Mally, created this wonderful video about our time together in Bali. Yours truly is featured at the beginning and, for better or worse, my fiance says that I really do sound like that . . . 0_O … Continue reading

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Meet Blanca!

Due to exceptional interest in the Yoga Basics Series at Center on Halsted, I decided to bring on another yoga teacher to give students more individual attention. Meet Blanca! A San Antonio native, Blanca has been practicing yoga since 2002. … Continue reading

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