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Yoga instructors take stances on cultural understanding

Yoga instructors take stances on cultural understanding

By Dan Corry

December 9, 2015


Filed under News

Alisa Zhou, student in psychology and business major, has been doing yoga for almost nine years.She started the practicing yoga with her mom, using a DVD at home;now Zhou works at Amara Yoga and Arts. She said that the community in Urbana inspired her to teach yoga and educate others on the specific...

Student slackers exercise on Main Quad

Student slackers exercise on Main Quad

By Lillian Barkley

April 6, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

When the temperature goes up, so do lines of webbing that connect the trees on the Quad. Students will wobble and hop onto the primary-colored lines and attempt to cross before dropping onto the sweetgum balls scattered in the grass. Most people know the students as tightrope walkers, but they are actual...

Seniors say goodbye, receivers step up

Seniors say goodbye, receivers step up

By Charlotte Carroll

December 27, 2014


Filed under Sports

DALLAS — While head coach Tim Beckman talked of the program’s future, for 17 team members, it was their last time playing in an Illinois football jersey and the emotion was evident. At a postgame press conference, senior quarterback Reilly O’Toole answered his questions, but for the most part look...

‘Yoga in the Gallery’ class brings zen to Illini Union

By Stephanie Kim

September 10, 2014


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For the first time, students will be able to gaze at portraits in the Illini Union Art Gallery — while doing yoga. The Illini Union Board, in collaboration with Campus Recreation, will provide a free yoga class with a certified instructor from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The class is a part o...