The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Hallie Stotsky: Healing minds, bodies and spirits through yoga

Hallie Stotsky: Healing minds, bodies and spirits through yoga

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer April 10, 2023
Hallie Stotsky, the coordinator of Pitt’s Stress Free Zone, is a yogi of all trades. When she graduated from Chatham as an injured, basketball-wielding student-athlete, the “real world” lacked the structure she was accustomed to. Then, she found yoga.
Students exercise at a Zumba class during Rec O Mania in 2019.

Pitt offers students yoga classes to relax during finals

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer December 7, 2021
Yoga isn’t confined to a gym or studio on campus. Sunset yoga takes advantage of the great outdoors with warrior poses set to the setting sun. Or, to amp up the fun, students can try Glowga, or glow-in-the-dark yoga.
Satire | Yoga through the eyes of someone who can’t touch their toes

Satire | Yoga through the eyes of someone who can’t touch their toes

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist February 4, 2021
To finally give you what nobody wanted — let’s talk about yoga.
Stress quick fixes: Our favorite apps and media to de-stress

Stress quick fixes: Our favorite apps and media to de-stress

By The Pitt News Staff April 21, 2019
Finals week has arrived and stress levels are high. Here at The Pitt News, our staff has a few favorite apps, YouTube channels and artwork that help us relax when we need it.
(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Cultivating curls and confidence at The Beautiful Summit

By Abigail Tesfay | For The Pitt News February 27, 2018

The O'Hara Student Center became a hub of support and encouragement this past weekend as black women gathered in solidarity. Hosted by Pitt’s offices of Diversity and Inclusion, Students Affairs...

Women and men fill PPG Place’s Wintergarden room as Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and Highwoods Properties host a free, first-time yoga class Sunday morning. (Photo by Sarah Connor | Contributing Writer)

First time for yoga: stretching the limits at Wintergarden

By Sarah Connor, Staff Writer February 6, 2018

I rolled out of bed at 8 a.m. Sunday wishing my alarm clock hadn’t interrupted my usual Sunday morning sleep session that usually creeps into the early afternoon. I peeked out the window of my South...

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