Wendy Person, an executive at Coca-Cola, first walked in to Kashi Atlanta to take yoga classes for physical exercise but found an unexpected mental benefit at the end of each session: meditation.
“It dawned on me that meditation was really calming in ways that I never intended and expected,” Person says.
Kashi Atlanta, a sort of yoga-centric community center, offers a variety of classes, from beginner’s yoga and meditation to advanced spiritual practice with a particular focus on breathing.
“Breathing with awareness,” says executive director Swami Jaya Devi Bhagavati. “So part of that is learning how to be present, how to be in the moment and accept what’s happening right now.”
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