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Spruce Hill: The Fuze Connects Community Members Through the Power of Words

Spruce Hill: The Fuze Connects Community Members Through the Power of Words

On a recent Friday night, big, lantern-shaped yellow lights hung from the ceiling of Studio 34 and cast a warm shadow on intricate paper birds that dangled a few inches below. A variety of comfy couches, love seats and homey wooden chairs were scattered throughout the space, all facing a small stage area where a single mic stood. […]

 By Gabrielle Holak and Michael Brady

University City: Buddhist Meditation Heals at Studio 34

University City: Buddhist Meditation Heals at Studio 34

Seven women and two men sat rigidly still on metal chairs as Salena Alberti, a teacher from the Amitayus Kadampa Buddhist Center, dictated the proper methods of meditation. “Just allow your mind to rest at the tip of your nostrils,” Alberti said in a pleasant monotone. Alberti leads a Buddhist mediation class at Studio 34, […]

 By June Fredericks and Ross Ennis

Cedar Park: Local Studio Promotes Wellness in the Community

Cedar Park: Local Studio Promotes Wellness in the Community

On any given day in West Philadelphia, residents travel through the neighborhood via various public trolleys, all of which run past a variety of gift boutiques, organic eateries, bookstores and art and culture centers in the area. Studio 34, named after the 34 trolley that runs along Baltimore Avenue, has served as a healing, yoga […]