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Robyn Long
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Yoga teacher, trainer, researcher + lifelong student | Sharing the joy and benefits of yoga globally | Dedicated to promoting healing in the Middle East
Yoga teacher, trainer, researcher + lifelong student | Sharing the joy and benefits of yoga globally | Dedicated to promoting healing in the Middle East

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It's a tremendous honor to be the recipient of "Yoga Article of the Year 2015" for my article about sharing yoga with Syrians. Thank you to all who were part of the project -- especially the inspiring Syrian communities and individuals who taught me about collective healing. 

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Many of us are wondering "What can I do?" to support Syrians caught between violence in their homeland and uncertainty in exile. Here's a yoga take on the practice of seva and tangible steps we can all do today to make ‪#‎refugeeswelcome‬ || ‪#‎sevasaturday‬

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VERY honored that my article on sharing yoga w/ Syrians was nominated for "Yoga Article of the Year"! Please read and vote for this article so we can bring attention to Syrians' incredible resiliency and the amazing communities they are building!

Follow the link - it's the 4th category down (you don't have to vote in all categories). It's called "The social spirit of healing: lessons from teaching yoga in the Middle East" by Robyn Long. And spread the word! THANK YOU!! 

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My reflections on how yoga can support us in healing and working through shock and grief in the aftermath of tragedies such as those last week. It includes a small home practice as well. #parisattacks   #beirutattacks  #bethelight 

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It was fun teaming up w/ Kids' Adventures to write about mindfulness for children. Check out the post w/ ideas for practicing at home! #mindfulness   #yogaforkids   #kidsyoga  

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Eid Mubarak! Wishing everyone a peaceful year. I updated my website with an expanded section of Arabic breathing and relaxation practices (all free to download). #yogaoffthemat  #globalyoga

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Very grateful to Seattle Yoga News for this interview and for highlighting an issue close to my heart. Seattle yoga peeps – bring your good energy and hearts to Yoga for Hope this Saturday to strengthen our community and support our courageous loved ones impacted by cancer.

Event details at: http://nationalevents.cityofhope.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=2670 #seattleyoga   #yogaseattle   #yogaforhope     #yogaforcancer  #seattleevents

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Great news – our childhood cancer and yoga book is open access. Everyone can download it and experience the benefits of yoga with Yoga Thrive for Youth: Practices to promote wellness during and after cancer treatment, by Robyn Long, S. Nicole Culos-Reed, and Gregory Guilcher. Access a copy via the University of Calgary Health & Wellness Lab website. http://www.ucalgary.ca/healthandwellnesslab/yty-manual

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All registered and excited to be part of @cityofhope's‪#‎YogaforHope‬ to fight ‪#‎cancer‬ & support ‪#‎yoga4cancer‬ || ‪#‎YogaSeattle‬ ‪#‎SeattleYoga‬

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"DeafYoga Foundation is thrilled to announce our upcoming ASL yoga retreat "Awaken to the Divine" at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch. Open our news to see more... under $80 per day and all-inclusive."#deafyoga
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