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Welcome to a brand new edition of Core to Coeur’s The Forward Fold, a monthly publication on the latest movement, fitness, and wellness news. Every other week, we curate the most important wellness articles and podcasts, the latest in evidence-based movement research, upcoming workshops worth attending and more.

In this edition, highlights include how yoga and meditation can be used to ease chronic pain, research on white supremacy in wellness, and how to practice self love.

A new frontier for intersectional movement, fitness, and wellness is taking shape. The Forward Fold makes sure we all keep up together.

Let’s Make Moves,

— Team Core to Coeur

Yoga and Meditation / Chronic Pain. An Oregon based scientific study finds mindfulness-based stress reduction courses help participants cope with pain — Read

White Supremacy in Yoga. While the sacred Indian practice is an integral source of wellness for millions, it has become a hotbed for the spread of racism and COVID-19 conspiracy theories — Read

Dancing With Our Doctors? Core to Coeur movement teacher and artist Alison Waldman reimagines hospitals as a place for building community, creativity, and healing through movement — Watch

Black History Boot Camp. A 21-day walking challenge from our friends at GirlTrek is here for black women to walk together in community before the election. Walk and dial into their community call — Learn More

Increasing Mindfulness in The Workplace. Businesses with mindful teams are better equipped to compete in today’s ever-changing environment — Read

Being a Female Entrepreneur During Lockdown. With the new normal of home-schooling, childcare, family life and working from home, this panel brings a discussion on the pros and cons of female business ownership during COVID-19 — Watch

50 Actions to Cultivate Self Love. 50 practical and manageable things to practice more self love throughout your day — Read

Gold Your Vote. Gold Collective, an LA performance group (some of our favorite Los Angeles dance performers, intellectuals, and C2C teachers) started a meeting space for election-oriented activities from now until the election in their new digital studio on C2C — Count Me In

#pilateshuman. Adam Mcatee and Anula Maiberg start an Instagram hashtag challenge encouraging people to take videos and images of themselves being an imperfect human practicing Pilates — Participate

Desire, Power and Wellness. Attend Abcdyogi’s first ever panel discussion (virtual) on the intersection of Queer x South Asian x Wellness practices — RSVP

This section is always reserved for important updates in our movement community! Want to be featured in our next edition? Tell us what’s going on in your world by emailing us at care@coretocoeur.com.

Attention new movers! Now through November 1, Core to Coeur’s inviting class-takers of C2C to bring their loved ones to their group classes for FREE. 17 digital studios are participating across the whole platform with dozens of movement and wellness classes to choose from. Call your friend, call your mom and have them take class with you for the next three weeks with no charge. Click Here to participate! Registration closes October 11!

We can’t wait to see YOU in class. If you’re interested in learning more about how you can get more involved as a teacher or new student — check us out on coretocoeur.com, or email us, follow us on Twitter, or DM us on Instagram!

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