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Getting in Shape for Free

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Fencing in Bryant Park in Manhattan, Zumba at Poe Park in The Bronx and meditation at the Conference House Park in Staten Island are some of the classes available this spring.  

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On Being

Bruce Kramer — Forgiving the Body: Life with ALS

Thursday, March 26, 2015

From the moment of his diagnosis with ALS, Bruce Kramer began writing — openly, deeply, and spiritually — about his struggle, as he puts it, to live while dying.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bruce Kramer with Krista Tippett

Thursday, March 26, 2015

From the moment of his diagnosis with ALS, Bruce Kramer began writing — openly, deeply, and spiritually — about his struggle, as he puts it, to live while dying.

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Operavore

'Mindfulness Opera' to Feature Yoga, Audience Participation

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

"Lost in Thought," by composer Rolf Hind, is said to be the world's first "mindfulness opera" and will allow audiences to do yoga, meditate and eat during the performance.
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On Being

Bessel van der Kolk — Restoring the Body: Yoga, EMDR, and Treating Trauma [remix]

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Human memory is a sensory experience, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning about how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness and safety.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bessel van der Kolk with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Human memory is a sensory experience, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning about how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness and safety.

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Conducting Business

Is It Time to Stop Calling Classical Music 'Relaxing?'

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Classical music's soothing qualities are well known. But some argue that focusing on this feeds a misperception that the artform is benign and boring.

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WQXR Blog

B.K.S. Iyengar, Yehudi Menuhin's Guru, Has Died

Thursday, August 21, 2014

B.K.S. Iyengar, the yoga guru who Yehudi Menuhin called "my best violin teacher" has died.
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The Takeaway

Remembering The Creator of Modern Yoga

Thursday, August 21, 2014

B.K.S. Iyengar, the man credited with introducing yoga to the western world, died on Wednesday in the southern Indian city of Pune at the age of 95.

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PRI's The World

Remembering Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar — the man who brought yoga to the US

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

BKS Iyengar was known as the man who introduced the ancient Indian practice of yoga to the world. He died on Wednesday, age 95.

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Soundcheck

Michael Franti Gave Up Weed For Yoga

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The Spearhead founder and frontman Michael Franti discusses the intersection of his two passions: music and yoga. Plus, he and a New York City yoga instructor discuss whether music belongs in the yoga classroom, how musicians can benefit from yoga practice, and how yoga can help musicians combat everything from performance anxiety to drug addiction. 

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On Being

Seane Corn — Yoga, Meditation in Action [remix]

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Yoga has infiltrated law schools and strip malls, churches and hospitals. This 5,000-year-old spiritual technology is converging with 21st-century medical science and with many religious and philosophical perspectives. Seane Corn is a renowned yoga teache

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On Being

[Unedited] Seane Corn with Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Yoga has infiltrated law schools and strip malls, churches and hospitals. This 5,000-year-old spiritual technology is converging with 21st-century medical science and with many religious and philosophical perspectives. Seane Corn is a renowned yoga teache

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On Being

Bessel van der Kolk — Restoring the Body: Yoga, EMDR, and Treating Trauma

Thursday, July 11, 2013

uman memory is a sensory experience says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research and innovation in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bessel van der Kolk and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 11, 2013

uman memory is a sensory experience says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research and innovation in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Inside the World of Competitive Yoga

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Benjamin Lorr explores the world of competitive yoga and how he got sucked into an obsessive subculture. He talks about the athletic prodigies, wide-eyed celebrities, legitimate medical miracles, and predatory hucksters involved in competitive yoga.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Waning Labor Movement; Competitive Yoga; the Changing Arctic; Remaking Detroit

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

On today’s show: Jane McAlevey talks about her struggles as a union organizer and discusses ways the labor movement might be revived. Benjamin Lorr describes his experience with competitive yoga. Frances Beinecke, the President of the NRDC, and acclaimed photographer Paul Nicklen, discuss changes in the Arctic and his photographs a changing worlds at the earth’s poles. And we’ll look at efforts by urban planners, land speculators, and utopian environmentalists to remake Detroit.

WQXR Features

Bach Yoga

Monday, March 18, 2013

J.S. Bach's fugues, chorales and counterpoint can provide the perfect accompaniment to that next lotus, warrior or upward facing dog pose. Here is a selection of yoga studios offering WQXR's Bach playlist this month.

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Listen to Lucy

It’s time to stop stressing about stress

Sunday, December 16, 2012

It’s time to stop stressing about stress

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Tearing Down, Building Up

Monday, December 03, 2012

On today’s show: Jane McAlevey talks about her struggles as a union organizer and discusses ways the labor movement might be revived. Benjamin Lorr describes his experience with competitive yoga. Frances Beinecke, the President of the NRDC, and acclaimed photographer Paul Nicklen, discuss changes in the Arctic and his photographs a changing worlds at the earth’s poles. And we’ll look at efforts by urban planners, land speculators, and utopian environmentalists to remake Detroit.