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Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Courtney Chapman

March 14, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

“When I was a freshman, I remember thinking, ‘What the heck am I doing?’ I didn’t understand why we were doing yoga,” said Corey Silverstrom, one of Chico State men's basketball team's leading scorers last season, about hearing that he would be doing yoga with the team. Bu...

Yoga and you

Yoga and you

Danielle Pubill

September 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

When thinking of yoga, the image of black stretch pants and colorful mats might come to the mind before the health benefits that yoga can offer. Yoga has been around for 5,000 years and was created by the Indus-Savasvati civilization in India. The growing trend of yoga across America is only a recent development, as several college campuses have turned the practice into...

Let’s get physical

Let’s get physical

Joann Chevaillier

April 12, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I am in school everything else seems to be put on hold, and sadly this includes working out and other physical activities. For some reason I get it in my head that I am to busy and don't have time for it. Not being active creates many problems for me. I am prone to fighting depression, turning to alco...

Men’s basketball team incorporates yoga into practices

Men’s basketball team incorporates yoga into practices

December 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Four years ago, yoga instructor Rex Stromness introduced yoga to the Chico State men’s basketball team as a way to prevent injuries on the court. Every preseason now consists of seven weeks devoted to hour-long yoga sessions twice a week. Since then, head coach Greg Clink has seen a big improvement in...

Bend into AcroYoga

Bend into AcroYoga

Alisa Thorsen

August 24, 2015


Filed under Features

Last fall Sara McGuire, Chico State junior, went to Lower Bidwell with her friends. She was playfully doing hand stands when she was approached by the Chico State Acrobatics Club. The club explained that they were an organization that met weekly to work on an art form they were passionate about— AcroYoga....

Managing stress with mindfulness

Managing stress with mindfulness

Valerie Teegardin

February 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I have many regrets in life, and taking that one yoga class at a 24-Hour Fitness back in high school comes close to topping the list. I only signed up to ward off summer boredom. At the end of that yoga class I found myself silently shaking in a vain attempt to contain my laughter, while the rest of th...

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