Caption: PRX default Piece image
PRX default Piece image 

WWOZ Street Talk- Yoga In The Lower Ninth Ward

From: David Weinberg
Series: WWOZ- Street Talk
Length: 05:48

Embed_button
Michelle Baker wanted to bring yoga to the ninth ward but she wasnt sure how. Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-1 Michelle Baker is the owner of the swan River Yoga Studio on Magazine street where she teaches yoga during the week. After the storm she wanted to expand her practice beyond Magazine street and into some of the harder hit neighborhoods, of New Orleans where she felt, the spiritual and physical healing of yoga was most needed but she wasn't sure how it would all come together. And then one day she got a call from a man named Mac, who had a proposal for her.

Also in the WWOZ- Street Talk series

Caption: Mike at work

From Tent City to Abandoned Buildings (04:02)
From: David Weinberg

There are about 61,000 abandoned buildings in New Orleans and its Mike Miller's job to search those buildings one by one, looking for squatters. We travel with Mike into an ...
Piece image

New Orleans Band Director, Willbert Rawlins Jr. (04:49)
From: David Weinberg

One night High School band director Willbert Rawlins Jr. was walking through the French Quarter with his wife when he came across a group of his students hustling tourists. ...
Piece image

WWOZ Street Talk- Fringe Fest (06:17)
From: David Weinberg

This weekend New Orleans will host its first Fringe Festival at some very unusual venues
Caption: PRX default Piece image

WWOZ Street Talk-6t9 Halloween Parade (04:49)
From: David Weinberg

In a city where many houses are blighted and crime is high trick-or-treating is not always possible
Caption: PRX default Piece image

WWOZ Street Talk- Rain or Shine Community Garden (06:23)
From: David Weinberg

What if the hundreds of blighted properties in New Orleans were community gardens?
Piece image

WWOZ Street Talk- Salt Dreams (05:40)
From: David Weinberg

Two Bartenders attempt to break the World Land Speed Record with a Flood Damaged Car
Caption: PRX default Piece image

WWOZ Street Talk- The questionable motives of the Arch Bishop (05:30)
From: David Weinberg

Music saved Francis's Life but now the very place that saved him may be destroyed.
Caption: PRX default Piece image

WWOZ Street Talk- Student Design Expo (05:11)
From: David Weinberg

Throughout New Orleans, Students are helping rebuild by taking on design projects.
Caption: PRX default Piece image

WWOZ Street Talk- The Threadheads (06:22)
From: David Weinberg

The story of how the threadheads have helped the New Orleans music community
Caption: PRX default Piece image

WWOZ Street Talk- Louis Armstrong Park (06:46)
From: David Weinberg

When will Armstrong Park Open? No One, including the city seems to know.

Piece Description

Michelle Baker is the owner of the swan River Yoga Studio on Magazine street where she teaches yoga during the week. After the storm she wanted to expand her practice beyond Magazine street and into some of the harder hit neighborhoods, of New Orleans where she felt, the spiritual and physical healing of yoga was most needed but she wasn't sure how it would all come together. And then one day she got a call from a man named Mac, who had a proposal for her.

Broadcast History

Aired weel of July 9 on WWOZ

Related Website

http://www.lower9thwardvillage.com