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Writing Yoga: A Guide to Keeping a Practice Journal by Bruce Black. Rodmell Press, 176 pages. Paper or digital, $14.95. Bum knees started writer, teacher and lifelong runner Bruce Black on a midlife transition to yoga student. He would’ve been content with a joint-friendly fitness regime. But when his yoga teacher encouraged him to start journaling, …
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