Stress-Less Yoga

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I’m not a flexible, physically fit, or morning-loving person. I am, however, a very stressed person. Over the summer, I began to feel like I was waking up on the wrong side of the bed and having a stressful day every single day. Granted, I was performing in two plays, directing another play, and stage […]

VIDEO: Gannon students try yoga

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In this edition of Gannon Try Guys, the guys test their yoga skills at Gannon’s Recreation and Wellness Center. The Recreation and Wellness Center offers a variety of fitness classes that are FREE to students. Whether you’re interested in yoga, Zumba, cardio cycle or Pilates, there’s a class available to help you reach your fitness goals.

Yoga improves clarity, restores well-being

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Yoga is all about balance, breathing, and positivity. “Don’t you want to feel light and gooey and full of positive energy?” I often ask people this when they say they don’t want to try yoga. I’m working on getting my family to try it with me to no avail. Someday my persistence will pay off […]

MK Makes Muscles: Or, ‘Mary begrudgingly does Pilates’

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I hate working out. I hate sweating. I hate the gym. So when my boss approached me with an idea for an article that involved reviewing classes offered at the Recreation and Wellness Center, I really, really did not want to do it. Alas, I felt the need to educate my peers about workout classes […]

A student’s guide to Erie entertainment

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Students don’t always have a ton of downtime, but when they do finding activities to spend it on can be difficult. Limited budgets only add to the difficulty. Luckily, Erie has you covered with plenty of low-cost or free options for students. If you know where to look, there are events for every interest.   […]

My summer in Connecticut, acting at "The O'Neill"

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This summer I had the opportunity to study at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center – often referred to as “The O’Neill” – in Waterford, Conn. I was first introduced to the O’Neill through my acting mentor and academic advisor, Paula Barrett, when I expressed an interest in finding a substantial theatre program for the following […]

7 ways to beat the second semester slump

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The dreaded second semester slump – characterized by lethargy, inefficiency and a general “ugh” attitude – is upon us. How can you fight it? 1. Make a change. Wikipedia lists hundreds of potential new hobbies – everything from archery to macramé to winemaking. Or try a new restaurant. Never tasted authentic Mexican? Sample the dishes […]