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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

From left, Emily Steinberg and Stacia Hanna are longtime yoga instructors at the J who have received a Yoga4Cancer certification. Kyler Williams and Deb Earp are licensed massage therapists at the J who received additional an certification from the Society for Oncology Massage. 

The J offers new services for cancer patients

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light February 20, 2020

Two new services for cancer patients and survivors will soon be available through the Jewish Community Center. “So much of a cancer journey is dictated by the medical community but these are two complementary services they can control and they can...

In February, Paula Gold opened the Tikun yoga studio in U. City.   

‘Divinely inspired’ yoga center in University City aims to heal the world

Ellen Futterman, Editor August 23, 2018

Paula Gold recalls with crystal-clear clarity the day she bolted upright in bed at 3 a.m.“The Big G says open a yoga studio,” remembers Gold, who pinpoints this epiphany to 10 months ago. “It’s like the story of Jonah when the Big G tells him...

Michael Tzinberg

Yoga instructor relishes time teaching children

November 16, 2016

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHTWhen Michael Tzinberg, 27, earned a degree in recreation management, he didn’t expect to be teaching yoga to preschoolers. But that’s how it worked out, and he is really glad. “I love it because...

Maxine Mirowitz teaches a Torah Yoga class in a Jewish Light file photo from 2007.

Practicing, teaching yoga suits type ‘a’ personality

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT April 18, 2012

When the 6 a.m. spin class she favored was cancelled, optometrist Maxine Mirowitz had to find another way to start her day. Reluctantly, she signed up for a yoga class. In a short time, she was teaching the class.  “I had never gone anywhere near yoga...

UH hosts Torah Yoga class

December 21, 2011

United Hebrew Congregation will hold an eight-week Torah Yoga course from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays, beginning Jan. 12 in the Spielberg chapel. Maxine Mirowitz, RYT (Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher) makes classes accessible to both beginners...

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