Author Archives: bienestarte

About bienestarte

Patty Adams is a bilingual clinical social worker, as well as an experienced yoga teacher and anti-oppression trainer. She is devoted to intersectional organizing, liberation, holistic healing arts, and wellness.

New Class: Blast It Out!

Blast It Out! Fourth Wednesdays* – Add it to your calendar 7:30 – 9:00pm Health Associates in Durham, 906 Broad St As always: Donation-based and InQlusive This just in! I’m adding a monthly intermediate-level class to my roster. This is … Continue reading

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Snowga Virtual Yoga Class

Wednesday January 17 from 6-7:15 Eastern. Join now. For the first time (and hopefully not the last), I’m offering a virtual yoga class. It’s been snowing all day here in Durham, and I’m afraid I cannot host my regularly weekly … Continue reading

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New Fall Series

The winds of change are settling in. Just when we got acclimated to the heat of summer, fall arises to remind us of the constancy of impermanence. The transition to fall doesn’t have to be jarring, disruptive, or depressing.  If … Continue reading

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Engaging With and Dismantling Hate: For White Folks

Inspired by the example above from Dr. Nayeli Chavez-Dueñas @NYChavez and Dr. Hector Y. Adames @HYAdames [Twitter handles], I offer a version for white folks. Love and struggle. Engaging With and Dismantling Hate    

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Embodied Grief Space

Three people are dead, dozens more injured, and many of us are reeling from the events in #Charlottesville yesterday.  Yesterday’s violence, planned and executed by white nationalists, the KKK, white supremacists, alt-right, and others, in collusion with the cops and … Continue reading

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Water, love, connection

Please note I no longer update this page on the regular – follow me on Instagram to get all my posts and info right away. Yoga for Queers and Misfits Wednesdays 5:45 – 7:05 at Health Associates in Durham All-levels, … Continue reading

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Meditating on magic

Align and Shine Yoga Saturday 10:30-12pm at Durham Yoga Company Sign up now. Staying focused on our foundational miraculous nature is actually very hard work in our modern culture of deconstruction. We are socialized to see what is wrong, missing, … Continue reading

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