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We're Listening + Learning: New World, New Year, New Energy

As we reflect on 2021, we feel refreshed and empowered to swing into 2022 with focus and intention. Part of that intention includes continuing to learn from diverse perspectives and to share resources so that as a community, we can grow together. We hope you’ll join us! What We’re Reading The End of White Politics: How to Heal Our Liberal Divide by Zerlina Maxwell The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Fed Our First Families by Adrian E. Miller New Year's Resolution Tracker What We’re Listening to On One Podcast The Fearless Podcast with Arian Simone Dreams in Drive Podcast What We’re Watching Concrete Cowboys (Netflix) Two Distant Strangers (Netflix) Coded Bias (Netflix) Who We’re Following...

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Teacher Highlights: Q&A With Katie Tovar

Katie is a Master Hypnosis Practitioner, Life & Success Coach, RYT 200, and Certified SoulWorker. Trained through the Akhanda (whole) Shakti (feminine) lineage, Katie takes an integrative approach to her teachings and infuses it with creative, awakened flows to drop deeper even deeper into this mind-body-spirit connection. She is passionate about creating sacred spaces for her students to explore and cultivate deeper connectedness in the present moment. 1. Tell us about your areas of focus. How did you get into subconscious reprogramming and hypnosis?  When I began my coaching journey as a Certified Holistic Health Coach, I noticed failed attempts at creating long-lasting impact. I always knew there was something more to transformation than what we know consciously.  That's when...

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Urban Sanctuary’s Five Points Holiday Gift Guide

Looking to support some great local businesses this holiday season? We’ve got you covered with our Five Points holiday gift guide. Support local businesses this holiday season. Shop Denver Kush Club: DKC” offers a unique shopping experience for medical and recreational patients, including a  wide variety of premium flowers, edibles, concentrates, vaporizers, and apparel. Ernie’s Fashions: Ernie’s Generations is a unique shopping website with a distinctive tone focusing on women's fashion. We offer affordable products including women's clothing, accessories, shoes, bags and more.  Pair O’ Dimes: Pair O’ Dimes Festival Fashion Boutique inspires people to express themselves through fashion and art. He has been in the festival business for eight years; starting out as a festival vendor, this boutique owner...

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Teacher Highlights: Q & A with Daranee Teng

Daranee’s personal and professional work is centered on advancing equity and racial justice in predominantly white spaces, including postsecondary education, yoga, wellness, and the outdoors. She is especially passionate about bringing yoga to diverse communities and has taught classes to youth in community-based settings in Denver and to indigenous Mayan youth and adults in Guatemala. As the proud daughter of Thai-Chinese immigrants, Daranee enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and preserving the cultural heritage of her ancestors. 1. How did you become acquainted with Urban Sanctuary?  I was looking for a yoga studio grounded in community. I had taken a few yoga classes at Urban Sanctuary before the pandemic, but became more involved after attending free meditation classes that Ali (the owner)...

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Halloween Weekend in Five Points

                                                  Halloween Weekend in Five Points Saturday Oct. 30th 3pm-6pm Scavenger Hunt Organized by the Heart of Five Points Neighborhood Association. More details to come. Follow them on Instagram to stay up to date! @heartoffivepointsdenver Trick-or-Treating on Welton Street! Bring the whole family for trick-or-treating up and down the Welton Street Corridor! Photo booth, treats and live music! Sunday Oct. 31st 3pm-6pm This will be the 12th year of the Curtis Park "The Great Pumpkin"! A family friendly event beginning at the Stout Street Children's Park. There will treats, circus performers, music and more!

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