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GENTRIFICATION – HOW DO WE PROTECT DIVERSITY? by Brooke Allison, edited by Leslie Hinson

Perhaps it’s time to confront a rumor. “I stopped coming to your studio because you displaced a Co-Op that used to provide the homeless community with free food…” This is an uncommon, but not completely isolated, comment that I received. As a business owner, these occurrences make me stop dead in my tracks, in the middle of...

 

MARTHA O’BRYAN CENTER – A MISSION WE LOVE

By Brooke Allison (edited by Leslie Hinson) Hot Yoga of East Nashville has been a sponsor of the Martha O’Bryan Center from our very first year of operation. I remember that October (5 months after opening), I was asked to host a yoga event with Native Magazine, Lululemon and our old neighbors, Fat Bottom Brewing. I recall asking if...

 

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ONE VOICE NASHVILLE – THE POWER OF HEARING THEIR STORY

By Mary Margaret Randall “What do you do besides teach yoga?” I get this question a lot. Probably because I carry around a massive backpack with my laptop in it all the time, have a floating office around town, and have a biiiiit of a crazy schedule. In a nutshell, I help youth tell their story. This is done through a nonprofit...