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Stressfulness of relaxation

Before college, I was never really into the appeal of things like yoga and meditation. Living in Los Angeles meant always driving past SoulCycle studies and smoothie bars. I couldn’t go to the post office without having to encounter swarms of women leaving the yoga studio next door. Of course, I was naturally distrustful of…

Serenity in death

Students gathered in the center of the “Circle of Death” in yoga attire to practice the classic tree pose, while their fellow classmates biked to class. Their peaceful state of mind contrasted with their location, as the “Circle of Death” is notorious for the many bike accidents that take place there each year.