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Marina I. Jokic

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The Trinity of Yoga: Devi Yoga Center The Trinity of Yoga: Devi Yoga Center

By Marina I. Jokic

At Devi Yoga Center in Sebastopol, California, you can learn the innovative TriYoga Flow method, a hatha yoga blend of Kundalini postures, Pranayama breathing techniques, and Mudras that together sharpen the mind and strengthen the body.

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Rehabilitate and Empower Through Movement with Yoga and Pilates with Jeanie Rehabilitate and Empower Through Movement with Yoga and Pilates with Jeanie

By Marina I. Jokic

Jeanie Wright, owner of Yoga and Pilates with Jeanie in Santa Rosa, California, trains her students in therapeutic movement that combines different physical modalities like yoga, Pilates, physical therapy, massage, and alignment techniques.

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Cycle to Success at The Studios at Montecito Heights Cycle to Success at The Studios at Montecito Heights

By Marina I. Jokic

The Studios at Montecito Heights is an indoor cycling and fitness center in Santa Rosa, California that also offers Barre and yoga.

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Johansson Projects is a Haven for Contemporary Art Johansson Projects is a Haven for Contemporary Art

By Marina I. Jokic

Johansson Projects is an art gallery that showcases unorthodox artworks in the ever-experimental city of Oakland. Owner Kimberly Johansson enjoys her gallery's relative obscurity and the sense of freedom and ingenuity it grants.

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Three Leaves Heritage Foods: Your Source for Tasty, Nutritious, and Local Foods Three Leaves Heritage Foods: Your Source for Tasty, Nutritious, and Local Foods

By Marina I. Jokic

Three Leaves Heritage Foods is Sonoma County's only community-supported kitchen that connects local farms and artisans to customers. Three Leaves is a purveyor of deliciously prepared foods using local, organic ingredients.

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Belly Dance! Studio Teaches the Ancient Dance Form and Fosters Community Belly Dance! Studio Teaches the Ancient Dance Form and Fosters Community

By Marina I. Jokic

Belly Dance! Studio in Walnut Creek, California has been teaching the art of belly dancing for the last 40 years. Offering classes for students of all experience levels, the studio also provides performance and dance troupe opportunities for experienced dancers.

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Fulton Crossing Artisan Studios and Gallery Brings Artists Together Fulton Crossing Artisan Studios and Gallery Brings Artists Together

By Marina I. Jokic

Today, Fulton Crossing is a collective art studio and gallery nestled in Sonoma County that provides workshop space to local artists and craftsmen. The building itself has a checkered past, but has been transformed into a rich microcosm of creativity.

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Practicing Experiential Learning at Mount Madonna School Practicing Experiential Learning at Mount Madonna School

By Marina I. Jokic

Established in 1979, Mount Madonna School in Watsonville, California is a private school which operates through its curriculum founded on academic rigor, positive character development, and creative self-expression.

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Express Yourself at Café Lift's Open Mic and Open Canvas Events Express Yourself at Café Lift's Open Mic and Open Canvas Events

By Marina I. Jokic

Cafe Lift in San Jose, California began as an outreach ministry at Gateway City Church in 2007 with the overarching mission of providing a safe haven and forum for creative artists and musicians in the Bay Area.

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Come for Coffee, Tea, and Gourmet Foods at Julie's Coffee and Tea Garden Come for Coffee, Tea, and Gourmet Foods at Julie's Coffee and Tea Garden

By Marina I. Jokic

Julie's Coffee and Tea Garden is a small coffee shop nestled on the island of Alameda in California, offering artisanal coffees and teas, homemade breads, herbal jellies, thin crusted gourmet pizza, and medicinal plants.

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NC Fit Helps Members Improve Their Overall Quality of Life with a Healthier Outlook and Physique NC Fit Helps Members Improve Their Overall Quality of Life with a Healthier Outlook and Physique

By Marina I. Jokic

Founded in 2008, NC Fit has embarked on a mission to offer tailored trainings to people of all fitness levels and thus improve their quality of life.

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The Cheese Steak Shop Brings a Slice of Philly to the Bay Area The Cheese Steak Shop Brings a Slice of Philly to the Bay Area

By Marina I. Jokic

Opening their first shop in 1982 in San Francisco, snowbirds Keith and Kathy Layton wanted to bring their beloved food to the Bay Area.

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Pizza Matador: Delivering Half-Baked, Fresh Pizza to Your Doorstep in Twenty Minutes Pizza Matador: Delivering Half-Baked, Fresh Pizza to Your Doorstep in Twenty Minutes

By Marina I. Jokic

Pizza Matador in Alameda, California has achieved that on several fronts including its innovative and free delivery method, organic and local ingredients, and a frequently evolving menu of choices.

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Achieving Inner Harmony at Evolve Aikido and Movement Center Achieving Inner Harmony at Evolve Aikido and Movement Center

By Marina I. Jokic

Evolve Aikido and Movement Center in Antioch, California provides a unique experience for both adults and young kids, and seeks to cultivate courage and kindness through its teaching.

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Al's Barber Shop: A Renovated Space and New Ownership Bring This Alameda Institution to Life Al's Barber Shop: A Renovated Space and New Ownership Bring This Alameda Institution to Life

By Marina I. Jokic

Opening its doors for the first time in 1953, Al's Barber Shop has built a legacy in Alameda, California, and still continues to serve the local community with zeal. Having gone through numerous owners and a major renovation, the shop has boldly entered a new era.

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Understanding Your Energy Field at Flowerday Intuitive Counseling & Healings Understanding Your Energy Field at Flowerday Intuitive Counseling & Healings

By Marina I. Jokic

Practicing an integrated type of healing including Reiki and intuitive counseling, Pam Flowerday has been helping people break out of old, destructive patterns of behavior and thought since 1999.

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Kids Learn the Ins and Outs of Fashion Design at Camp Fashionista Kids Learn the Ins and Outs of Fashion Design at Camp Fashionista

By Marina I. Jokic

Having worked in L.A. as a professional designer for quite some time, founder Dori Duncan decided to impart her knowledge of fashion to the next generation of designers.

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Lose Fat and Gain Lean Muscle with the Help of Tory Fitness Lose Fat and Gain Lean Muscle with the Help of Tory Fitness

By Marina I. Jokic

Offering group fitness classes, nutritional advice, and individual trainings, Tory Woodward puts her professional expertise to good use and strives to help people achieve their goals.

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Choosing the Right Bouquet is Easy at Dandelion Flower Shop Choosing the Right Bouquet is Easy at Dandelion Flower Shop

By Marina I. Jokic

A humble flower stand at first, Dandelion has grown into a full-fledged flower shop, offering elegant arrangements, local sweets, soaps, and handmade greeting cards.

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