The Darkness in Me Recognizes the Darkness in You with Black Widow Yoga

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Tina Moroney of Black Widow Yoga talks emotional processing, yoga stereotypes, and what it means to really leave it all on the mat. by Joey Phoenix Yoga is a cultural phenomenon often associated with kombucha, lululemon, and Instagram lifestyle models. There’s yoga for moms-to-be, yoga with goats and rabbits, and even yoga on paddleboards. Although [….]

North Shore Nightlife (That You May Not Be Aware Of): Salem

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North Shore Nightlife is a Creative North Shore series highlighting unique and alternative programming on the North Shore after dark.  It’s a Saturday night on the North Shore, where do you go? A decade ago, the choices were slim. You could grab a bite to eat, maybe hear some live music, maybe go do karaoke.  [….]

Pedro Soto – Co-Creating Change from the Bottom Up

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by Joey Phoenix In Brian Fikkert and Steve Corbett’s book When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself, the authors describe the importance of asset-based development. They talk about how communities – particularly those in developing countries – already have all of the talent and the determination [….]

Street Artist Cedric Douglas

Social Interventionist Cedric VISE1 Douglas: Strengthening Community Through Street Art

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by Joey Phoenix Street art creates bridges between the public and the issues that are relevant to their community. It can convey messages through words, concepts, and visuals that make it easy for people to understand. Sometimes the purposes of these pieces can be just for the aesthetic or for the message, and sometimes, they [….]