Rural places want and need yoga. The task for a rural yoga teacher is to create a sacred space in public places. For the past two years, I have been teaching yoga in towns of 4,000 or fewer. In Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, I opened Simple, Joyful Yoga, a studio based in my living room. […]
Teacher, writer, poet, Alexa Mergen links the human and non-human worlds through the wisdom of yoga and is a leader in raising awareness of yoga in rural places.