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3/10/20 12:23 A

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BRAVO PETALIA for starting this new thread; Surprise-Interest-Inspiration! Thanks for sharing the article The Story behind Rosa Parks and Yoga and the resource page of Dr Stephanie Y Evans.

Best wishes to you. Namaste!

What makes a person who they are, are the choices they make. Albus Dumbledore

Our choices define us. E. Kant

If you keep believing in yourself and seek enthusiasm inside your soul, things will get simpler, more spontaneous. P. Coelho

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3/2/20 7:59 A

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I went through all these emotions when I came across the article last night: The Story Behind Rosa Parks and Yoga in Yoga Journal www.yogajournal.com/yoga-101/
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There are so many interesting links in this article which I began exploring.

Stephanie Y. Evans, PhD, a professor and the director of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University wrote the first article last year about this. The resources page on her site, Black Women's Yoga History www.blackwomensyogahistory.net/resou
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has amassed a lot of interesting things.

I looked for a past thread on this team's page to add this article to, perhaps a list of yoga inspirations, and I didn't find a good fit. I started this new thread. Feel free to add to it.

Addendum: I see that there is a typo in the subject of this thread. Alas, I can not fix it! Rats!

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