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Kula Member Spotlight: Kathi Kruidenier

Hello. My name is Kathi Kruidenier and I have been a student of Mary’s since day one – almost 23 years.  I have two great …

My Journey with Anxiety

I have anxiety. In fact, sitting down to write this blog about having anxiety heightens my anxiety. However, I want to be real and share ​this part …

Kula Member Spotlight: Robert Brammer

Greetings to you who are part of Mary’s community and to anyone thinking about joining Mary’s extraordinary work to foster their physical and mental well-being.  …

Exercises for Fall Prevention

Falls can have very serious consequences as we age. According to the CDC, each year, more than one in four adults age 65 or older …

Kula Member Spotlight: Judy McClure

Hello! My name is Judy McClure, and I’m a Midwesterner—born in St. Louis, lived in the four central states until we moved to Cedar Rapids …

Group practicing yoga using chairs for support

Making Yoga Accessible for EVERY Body

Sometimes, in our quest to do things “the right way,” we get so caught up in how we look that we forget why we even …