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This thesis concerns four individuals who have developed the practice of mindfulness in the yoga studio, and receive benefits on growing awareness in their daily lives. Beyond the Studio a multimedia project which documents the impact of mindfulness beyond yoga studios. Galen Tromble, a biologist and yoga instructor, affirms that his yoga practice and teaching have seen significant transforms, so his mindfulness motivates him to care about nature and collect trash from a tributary of Sligo Creek near his home in Silver Spring, Maryland. Monica Corry, a yoga instructor, and owner of Love Yoga Studio assists yoga practitioners to practice mindfulness outside the yoga studio. Student Colleen Roche feels that her mindfulness helps her in making right decisions. Chi Markley, a hairdresser, also practices her mindfulness in her work.

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