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Yoga by Candlelight

I remember the first time I walked into Serenity, a yoga and meditation center. It was a Thursday evening, and I went to sign up for an upcoming course. I happened to walk in right at the end of a prenatal yoga class by Amal, my yoga teacher. I saw women chatting and packing up their mats, hugged Amal, and met the owner Frances and asked her the story behind how she decided to open this center. I had no plans that Thursday, but those fifteen minutes felt like a little outing that lifted my spirits. Sometime after, I went back for a new candlelit yoga class with Amal. There, in the room, lights dim and mats laid side by side, Amal began by asking us...