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Up-Close + Personal

Stories, videos and interviews that give a behind-the-scenes look at the individuals who make up our collective.


Finding Her Voice

Dec 27, 2016

by Marika McKenzie

Why, before soprano Layla Claire makes a sound in practice or performance, she gets on her mat.

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LoveYourBrain: The Film

Mar 06, 2017

by Alex Gravel

LoveYourBrain is the story of two brothers who are building a yoga-based community where people affected by traumatic brain injuries can accept themselves exactly as they are.

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Yoga, Meditation and Pottery

Feb 15, 2016

by Lara  Zilibowitz

Lara Zilibowitz lived two very different lives for many years. Practicing yoga was a longstanding passion, as were senior roles she held in the magazine world. When she gave up her corporate gig last year, Lara found herself immersed in a surprising new world of creative expression.

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5 Minutes With Gabrielle Bernstein

Jun 26, 2014

by Erin Motz

Those of us who are familiar with her know Gabby Bernstein as a super high-energy motivational speaker and author. So before I met her at Wanderlust in Stratton, Vermont, I expected a pretty intense, firecracker of a woman. Turns out, she’s pretty mellow off the stage and fully embodies her message.

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Get to Know Ryan Leier

Feb 03, 2016

by Jasmine Pahl

Ryan Leier is a man with a past. Though it’s hard for us to imagine a time when he wasn’t on the mat, Ryan’s journey began as a record-breaking, semi-professional athlete. Read on as he tells us how an enticing offer from a rock star buddy brought him full circle.

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Get to Know Paige Elenson

Oct 11, 2016

by Cayley Thiessen

It takes guts, vision and heart to move across the world and build a non-profit. Luckily Paige Elenson, co-founder and executive director of Africa Yoga Project, has those qualities in spades.

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Kevin Pearce Puts Mind Over Matter

Sep 20, 2016

by Kate MacLennan

How ex-pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce is turning a traumatic brain injury on its head.

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