North Country at Work: finding inner peace with yoga therapist Mary Bartel

(Jan 15, 2020) Mary Bartel sits on a purple mat, legs crossed, hands together at the center of her chest. Ten students - in their 50s, 60s and 70s - do the same on their own mats, all different colors. The hardwood floor creaks as they adjust their bodies. “‘Now, the practice of yoga, which is the first sutra in the yoga sutras,� Bartel says slowly, in a soft voice. “So as we settle in and close the eyes, if that’s comfortable, with a soft gaze looking out at a single point.� [full story]

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