By JT Whitt | firstname.lastname@example.org Walking into my first day of Yoga Asana II, I was immediately greeted with a room full of awkward stares. No one was acting particularly rude, but the initial judgment from my peers was unsettling. I was puzzled…
Not a morning person? Neither are we.
On average, about 40 million adults suffer from anxiety disorder. On college campuses, anxiety is particularly prevalent.
By Caroline Young | email@example.com
Photos by Evelyn Seiler
Photos contributed by Christopher Baxter
St. Augustine local Christopher Baxter turned to yoga in 1971 to take the pressure off his overwhelming college course load.
“I was really struggling to keep my head above water,” Baxter said.
Already drowning in academic classes, Baxter never actually attended a yoga class. He began with a home practice and taught himself from a book.
Forty years later, he said he has no idea what he would be without yoga now.
Dealing with Stress in the Middle of College Chaos
By Caroline Young | firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo by Ashley Muller
Sophomore PJ Mistry strives to relieve stress in the midst of her busy lifestyle.
She is a double major in business administration and accounting, as well as a project coordinator in Flagler College Students in Free Enterprise.
Mistry calls her priorities a “four tier balance” system, which includes her family, friends, school and herself.
By Lauren Belcher | CBelcher@flagler.edu
Less than a year ago, I went on a journey.
It was five days of intense therapy called Hero’s Journey.
I was told to have someone drop me off at a hotel that was about 15 minutes away from my home in West Palm Beach. Pack five days worth of clothing and leave all electronics at home. No cell phone, no laptop. These days were to be spent with no distractions so you can only spend time with you and your thoughts.
By Maggie Strassel | email@example.com
Photo by Maggie Strassel
For Brittney Crosby and Amy Peterson 8 Limbs Yoga is a dream come true. The light blue walls of the new studio are inviting and calming, the floor to ceiling mirrors gives the illusion of never ending space and the wood floors give the interior of this yoga studio the impression of timelessness.