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Just Breathe

Just Breathe

By Gregory Headley, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Features, The Wallkill Journal

On a Tuesday in early March, 11 men dressed in T-shirts and sweatpants or shorts assembled in the gymnasium of the Wallkill Correctional Facility. It was 8:55 a.m. Another five minutes and they’d be standing in the warrior pose. “I am safe. I am happy. I am healthy,” they would say. “May ...

Break a Sweat Without Breaking The Bank

Break a Sweat Without Breaking The Bank

By Rachel Buigas-Lopez, Creative Director

March 26, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Working out alone can be boring but going to classes around the city is expensive. Here are some hidden gems that won't drain your wallet.

Fitness Options That You Can Afford

Fitness Options That You Can Afford

By Alejandra Arevalo, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

Want to go to fitness classes but don't want to spend a lot of money? Look no further!

Gallatin Alum’s St. Marks Yoga Studio Brings Him Full Circle

Gallatin Alum’s St. Marks Yoga Studio Brings Him Full Circle

By Kaitlyn Wang, Features Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features

NYU alum Alex Schatzberg opened New Vibes Yoga in 2014, four years after he graduated in 2010. Now relocated at St. Marks Place, he's come full circle.

Don’t Freeze out Fitness This Winter

Don’t Freeze out Fitness This Winter

By Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Too cold to exercise? Running outside not an option anymore? Fear not, there are still better, more fun, and warmer ways to stay fit and healthy!

Sweat for Free in NYC

Sweat for Free in NYC

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Features

Now you have no excuse to skip working out — check out all of these free exercise classes on campus.

Free fitness classes in New York City

Free fitness classes in New York City

By Natalia Barr, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015


Filed under Features

Five free exercise classes in the city that will keep you healthy and won't break the bank.

Fitness Finds: National Yoga Month

Fitness Finds: National Yoga Month

September 23, 2013


Filed under Features

With the fall semester in full swing and midterm exams steadily approaching, stress and anxiety may be killing what’s left of your summer buzz. Luckily, there are cheap and easy ways to challenge your body and restore your mind this week. This is the final week of National Yoga Month, and opportunities t...

Yoga benefits autistic children, study shows

Yoga benefits autistic children, study shows

October 24, 2012


Filed under News

A recent study that examined the effects of consistent yoga practice by children with autism found that completion of the Get Ready To Learn program led to positive behavioral changes. The study was conducted over six months at District 75’s P.S. 176 in the Bronx by NYU Steinhardt researcher Kristie...