Shoji Arts Blog

Six Months

September 4, 2021
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Dear Community and Clients.

Thank you! Without all of you, I wouldn’t be able to see Shoji Arts turn 6 months old today.

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Mission, Vision & Values

August 7, 2021
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For being so important, this Mission, Vision & Values statement needs its own blog!

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Spread Asian Love

March 22, 2021
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It is not enough to look at hate with a racial subcategory directed toward Asians, much as there are important issues to speak on with regard to cultural portrayals or misrepresentation or underrepresentation in the media, cultural appropriation, erasure, and so on.

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The Rings of Saturn

March 18, 2021
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After my book club decided our next selection would be German-English author W.G. Sebald’s ‘The Rings of Saturn’ (1995), I decided to #supportlocal and purchase my edition at Odyssey Bookstore at 115 Green Street!

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Ribbon Cutting

March 4, 2021
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At its base, Shoji Arts is about health. Health for the whole body, mind and spirit. Health for ourselves and health for our communities.

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Women and Yoga

September 30, 2020
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Right now two women are asking me questions about yoga– One is a woman I imagine is in her 50s or 60s. She wants to know whether there are any yoga scriptures or schools founded by women. She’s been reading the Yoga Sutras and finds Pat@ñjali is quite gendered to her. Another is a young…

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Lola: Women’s History Month

March 13, 2020
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My aunt unearthed this treasure of a photograph. I feel inclined to share it today, my final day here in the Philippines before taking off for the United States.  I might be late for International Women’s Day, but not for Women’s History Month. My grandmother, Lola Clavelina “Belen” Antiquera Grajo, was something special.  Born in…

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