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these massive storms. My mission as a teacher and the owner of Yoga Loft has been to help people find these oases of peace. It can be as easy as paying attention to yourself as you simply breathe for five minutes. Of course, doing a sweaty and hard yoga practice is a powerful form of mindfulness as well. Even my walk home along The Strand is a mindfulness practice, as I know it is for many of us. Anything that takes us away from our daily to-do lists and allows us to slow down and observe our own inner state-is mindfulness”.

“I came to yoga many years ago with the desire to find more calm in my busy and anxious life as an actor in New York City. I found that aside from being a great physical workout, yoga gave me great awareness of how I was allowing my busy mind to run my life like a Category 3 Hurricane.” Justin Randolph “I came to yoga many years ago with the desire to find more calm in my busy and anxious life as an actor in New York City. I found that aside from being a great physical workout, yoga gave me great awareness of how I was allowing my busy mind to run my life like a Category 3 Hurricane. Mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation show us how we can find calm in the eye of

Laura Markgraf, MSW, LCSW Individual and Couples Psychotherapy (310) 910-5562 www.lauramarkgraf.com A supportive space to heal, express, grieve, grow and problem solve. I’m with you every step of the way.

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