All posts by Julie Fustanio Kling

  • Faye Kudar in locust scorpion pose, one of the elective poses at the USA Yoga finals. 
    Bending the competition

    JACKSON, WYO – Breathing in and breathing out has taken Pinedale eighth-grader Jamie Rellstab far in her 14 years of life. From being able to cope with an autism spectrum diagnosis without drugs since the age of...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • No refuge in Wyoming?

    JACKSON, WYO – Debate ensues over refugee resettlement in Cowboy State When Bertine Bahige arrived in Baltimore, MD, after spending two years as a child soldier and the rest of his teenage years alone in a dark...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Dr. Richard Davidson (left) and seated with His Holiness the Dalai Lama (center). Photo JEFF MILLER.UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
    St. John’s integrates wellness with preventative portal

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO- In a move that some say aligns with the Aquarian Age, St. John’s Medical Center has integrated its wellness program and launched a self-care portal for its employees to incentivize them to be well...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Melissa Patrick doing flying yoga in an OmGym hammock at Inversion. Photo: Mary Grossman
    Yogis go rogue: New styles, studios give downward dog new meaning

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Yoga is busting out all over Jackson Hole. Pearl Street Market is now Physique 22, a fitness studio that offers hot yoga, power vinyasa and ballet barre classes with sun salutations. Yoga therapists...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • Negotiator Gershon Baskin
    PROPONENTS OF PEACE: Diplomats, scholars converge in Jackson Hole to address global issues for model UN conference

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Model UN grooms future leaders Installing solar panels on the football field and planting gardens at the Wind River Indian Reservation are just a few projects that have inspired local high school students...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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  • A different take on ‘Crazy Sexy’

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Whenever a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, I always think of a TED talk by Bruce Feiler, the author of the book, The Council of Dads. “Cancer, I found, is a...

    • Posted October 15, 2013
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  • HIGH ART: Seek the intention of Intencións

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Crystal sound bowls and jewelry infused with flower essences create a unique alchemy at a new art gallery and studio space in downtown Jackson dedicated to raising consciousness with intention. Intencións fills a...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • MEDITATION IN THE MOUNTAINS – Finding your heart center

    Close your eyes and take three deep breaths. Now take an elevator ride down from your head to your heart. Imagine you can breathe through your heart. This is the foundation of Carol Mann’s heart-centered meditation that...

    • Posted February 26, 2013
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