Restorative Yoga with Lindsay
Jul
14
1:00 PM13:00

Restorative Yoga with Lindsay

In this cooling and relaxing practice we will start with a gentle warm-up and then move into a supported restorative sequence of postures including forward bends, twists, back bends, inversions. We also will harmonize and balance the body, mind and spirit according to each season in this monthly restorative practice.  Leave feeling calm and well rested.  $14 or use your class card.  Please email lindsay@riverhouseyoga.com to reserve your spot.

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Reiki I Certification Program
Aug
11
11:30 AM11:30

Reiki I Certification Program

Reiki Masters, Jackie and Ellia, will weave an energy web to learn the ancient art of Reiki medicine spiced up with their backgrounds in shamanism, mental health and mindfulness.  In Reiki I you will learn the history of Reiki, Reiki for self and others, hand positions, understand chakras, receive Reiki I attunement, learn how to sense energy, develop your intuition, detect where Reiki is needed, clear the energy field, balance the chakras, and more. There will be a great deal of experiential learning and practice in both Reiki I and Reiki II and the expectation to practice at home with other humans and animals. These classes are healing journeys with nature and by engaging  in this Reiki path we bring more healing to ourselves and our loved ones, finding a deeper connection to self, nature and the word. Please join us on this healing journey!

Future Reiki Master training available if enough people are interested…

Reiki I:  Cost: $150 plus $20 for book

(We will also offer Reiki II on July 7th from 11:30-6:00pm)  

Future Reiki Master training available if enough people are interested…

Please contact Ellia Cohen for more information or to sign up at ElliaCohen@gmail.com or 802-522-4940

 

Jackie Jones has been learning about and practicing energy medicine since the mid 1980’s and began her official reiki training in 2012.  Jackie acquired her Master Reiki certification in 2015, which lead to her recent certification as a Shamanic Practitioner.  She has been able to use these energy healing methods while assisting in community mental health wellness programs, where she has helped to bring alternative healing practices to people who would not normally have access. Additionally, licensed as a Mental Health Counselor she utilizes traditional psychotherapeutic methods to manage a program in emergency services. Jackie finds with her few private clients that combining traditional and energetic healing practices can more fluidly assist individuals to move through life challenges and energy blocks than just traditional practices.

Ellia Cohen, LICSW is a founder of the Wellness Collaborative of WCMHS and is currently the School Social Worker at Montpelier High School. Ellia first found the healing power of reiki while traveling in the Himalaya mountains of India. Ellia has been a Reiki Master Teacher since 2003 and has since been dedicated to a holistic approach to health and wellness, supporting individuals through the stresses of daily life. Both in her individual counseling and group facilitation, mindfulness based therapy and practice is interwoven into the fabric of her therapeutic approach and way of life.  She uses other holistic modalities, including herbalism and psychotherapeutic reiki, as a means for supporting individuals to be more empowered and self-sufficient through learning self-care, stress reduction techniques, and wellness based therapies. She offers tools for healing into wholeness so that people may authentically achieve their highest potential and thrive in their lives.

 

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Reiki II Certification Program
Aug
18
11:30 AM11:30

Reiki II Certification Program

Reiki Masters, Jackie and Ellia, will weave an energy web to learn the ancient art of Reiki medicine spiced up with their backgrounds in shamanism, mental health and mindfulness. In Reiki II you will deepen your knowledge from Reiki I, learn Reiki II symbols and how to use them, receive Reiki II attunement, create your own Reiki ritual, learn distant healing and more. There will be a great deal of experiential learning and practice in both Reiki I and Reiki II and the expectation to practice at home with other humans and animals. These classes are healing journeys with nature and by engaging  in this Reiki path we bring more healing to ourselves and our loved ones, finding a deeper connection to self, nature and the word. Please join us on this healing journey!

Future Reiki Master training available if enough people are interested…

Reiki II: Cost: $175 plus $20 for book (If you do not have it. Same book as Reiki I)

Please contact Ellia Cohen for more information or to sign up at ElliaCohen@gmail.com or 802-522-4940

Jackie Jones has been learning about and practicing energy medicine since the mid 1980’s and began her official reiki training in 2012.  Jackie acquired her Master Reiki certification in 2015, which lead to her recent certification as a Shamanic Practitioner.  She has been able to use these energy healing methods while assisting in community mental health wellness programs, where she has helped to bring alternative healing practices to people who would not normally have access. Additionally, licensed as a Mental Health Counselor she utilizes traditional psychotherapeutic methods to manage a program in emergency services. Jackie finds with her few private clients that combining traditional and energetic healing practices can more fluidly assist individuals to move through life challenges and energy blocks than just traditional practices.

Ellia Cohen, LICSW is a founder of the Wellness Collaborative of WCMHS and is currently the School Social Worker at Montpelier High School. Ellia first found the healing power of reiki while traveling in the Himalaya mountains of India. Ellia has been a Reiki Master Teacher since 2003 and has since been dedicated to a holistic approach to health and wellness, supporting individuals through the stresses of daily life. Both in her individual counseling and group facilitation, mindfulness based therapy and practice is interwoven into the fabric of her therapeutic approach and way of life.  She uses other holistic modalities, including herbalism and psychotherapeutic reiki, as a means for supporting individuals to be more empowered and self-sufficient through learning self-care, stress reduction techniques, and wellness based therapies. She offers tools for healing into wholeness so that people may authentically achieve their highest potential and thrive in their lives.

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Restorative Yoga with Lindsay
Jun
2
1:00 PM13:00

Restorative Yoga with Lindsay

In this relaxing practice we will start with a gentle warm-up and then move into a supported restorative sequence of postures including forward bends, twists, back bends and inversions. Leave feeling calm and well rested. $14 or use your class card.  Please email lindsay@riverhouseyoga.com to reserve your spot.

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Spring Flowers: Botanical Art Class with Jesse Lovasco
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Spring Flowers: Botanical Art Class with Jesse Lovasco

Please join Jesse LoVasco, herbalist and artist, for a two-hour immersion drawing spring flowers!  After a long winter, we study the beauty of a spring flower, the lines and curves of petals and stem, following the gesture and personality of each unique plant.  You do not have to consider yourself an artist. You will be using your ability to see as a tool for capturing the uniqueness of each plant.  Using color is optional. I would suggest water color pencils.
and a water brush if you wish.
Please bring:
drawing pencils,
a pad of paper,
a loop (if you have one)
is all that you’ll need.
If you have a favorite flower, please bring it.
Flowers will be supplied as well.
$45 per person.  Please write checks to Jesse LoVasco and drop off at the studio.  Questions? Email lindsay@riverhouseyoga.com

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Meditation Exploration with Julie Macadam
May
13
1:30 PM13:30

Meditation Exploration with Julie Macadam

This class is both for new and long time meditators and practitioners; no previous experience is needed or expected. Everybody is welcomed just as they are.

Please join Julie MacAdam for an opportunity to attend and befriend yourself through self-observation; a practice that unveils our natural goodness and tenderness. Such mindfulness, both on and off the cushion, has great potentiality to transform the challenges and sufferings innate to human existence. All that will be offered is for you to give a fair try to and personally access whether or not it is of benefit.

Classes will begin with the practice of Yoga Nidra to settle into the space; a few simple postures to prepare the body for meditation; teachings on meditation (different each week) and an opportunity to practice. There will be at least 30 minutes of seated meditation, if not more, and time for sharing at the end.

Cost $0-$40, sliding scale; pay what you can. Full gifts are always possible. Please make checks payable to Julie Macadam. Contact jmacadam9854@gmail.com for more information or inquiries.

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Spring Restorative Yoga with Lindsay
May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Spring Restorative Yoga with Lindsay

Take the time to slow down and de-stress!  Support your body with props to allow for deep relaxation.  In this class we will start with a gentle warm-up and then move into a supported restorative sequence of postures including forward bends, twists, back bends and inversions. Leave feeling calm and well rested, and ready for the year ahead!  $14 drop-in or use your class card.  Space is limited, pre-registration is appreciated.  Email lindsay@riverhouseyoga.com to sign up.

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An Introduction to Ayurveda with Monika Jaeckle
Apr
22
12:00 PM12:00

An Introduction to Ayurveda with Monika Jaeckle

This workshop is an introduction to Ayurveda, the ancient healing medical tradition of India, and the sister school to Yoga.  During this three-hour workshop we will explore basic principles of Ayurveda and learn simple daily and seasonal practices to support our immunity and health during the spring months.

Through lecture and interactive discussion, you will learn about your individual constitution and how to choose foods as medicine, yoga poses, and daily routines that are uniquely supportive to you at this time of year.   It is through the small things you do everyday, that you compose a life of health, balance and meaning. 

Fee: $50 per person, includes handouts and a Spring snack.  Pre-registration is required.  To reserve your spot email lindsay@riverhouseyoga.com.  If you have any questions about the workshop, email Monika mmjaeckle7@gmail.com.  Please sign up by April 20th.  Make checks payable to Monika Jaeckle.

Monika Jaeckle is a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher and has been practicing yoga for more that 25 years. She has integrated Ayurvedic practices in her own life for many years, and is currently studying under Dr Vasant Lad from the Ayurvedic Institute, and with Allison Morse from the Ayurvedic Center of Vermont. She understands that personal health practices that lead to transformation take time, and repeated effort to focus on what we know, and what we still need to learn. Monika is passionate about sharing her knowledge with others. She enjoys developing ways of teaching that invite compassion for self and others. Bringing the ancient wisdom traditions of Yoga and Ayurveda into our current times, she hopes to inspire courage and creativity as we grow together in wisdom, strength and compassion.

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Hands on Health the Maya Way with Kayla Becker
Apr
21
12:00 PM12:00

Hands on Health the Maya Way with Kayla Becker

POSTPONED DUE TO THE WEATHER::

Hands on Health shares the depth of the Arvigo techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy in a one day format. This course includes the History of Arvigo Therapy and Traditional Healers, Anatomy and Physiology of the Reproductive System, Hands on Self Care
Instruction and Discussion about Digestion, Herbal Rainforest Remedies, and Emotional-Spiritual Healing. It is a comprehensive, action packed, fun, informative day of learning and self care. For many students this one day course is an introduction and
awakening to the health, power, and beauty of the uterus and entire reproductive system. The techniques are simple and remarkably effective and can aid in correcting a displaced uterus, support uterine, ovarian, prostate, bladder, and digestive organs with
increased circulation and homeostasis.
For more information, check out the Arvigo Institute website:www.arvigotherapy.com

More about Kayla Becker
I am delighted to be a teacher, advocate, student and practitioner of women’s and reproductive health education for over 40 years. I am a psycho-spiritual bodyworker in private practice since 1985 and an Arvigo Maya Abdominal therapist since 2000. My practice is located in Montpelier, Vermont. I have been a student of Dr. Rosita Arvigo since 1995. Since 2007, I have been an Arvigo Abdominal Self Care Instructor and held classes throughout Vermont, and in Mexico, California, and Arizona. As an instructor and a practitioner, it is an honor and privilege to serve adults and teens along their reproductive journeys

Sliding Scale Fee: $80-$120


Healthy snacks included. Pre-registration is required.  Please contact us if you'd like to register at practice@riverhouseyoga.com.  Questions?  You can email erkl18@aol.com In the event we have a snow storm, the snow date will be April 21st.

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Meditation Exploration with Julie
Apr
8
1:30 PM13:30

Meditation Exploration with Julie

Second Sundays of each month 1-:30-3:30pm

April 8th, May 13th, June 10th 

This class is both for new and long time meditators and practitioners; no previous experience is needed or expected. Everybody is welcomed just as they are.

Please join Julie MacAdam for an opportunity to attend and befriend yourself through self-observation; a practice that unveils our natural goodness and tenderness. Such mindfulness, both on and off the cushion, has great potentiality to transform the challenges and sufferings innate to human existence. All that will be offered is for you to give a fair try to and personally access whether or not it is of benefit.

Classes will begin with the practice of Yoga Nidra to settle into the space; a few simple postures to prepare the body for meditation; teachings on meditation (different each week) and an opportunity to practice. There will be at least 30 minutes of seated meditation, if not more, and time for sharing at the end.

Cost $0-$40, sliding scale; pay what you can. Full gifts are always possible. Please make checks payable to Julie Macadam. Contact jmacadam9854@gmail.com for more information or inquiries.

 

 

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Spring Restorative Yoga with Lindsay
Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Spring Restorative Yoga with Lindsay

Join us for a nurturing Restorative Yoga retreat. In this relaxing practice we will start with a gentle warm-up and then move into a supported restorative sequence of postures including forward bends, twists, back bends and inversions. Leave feeling calm and well rested. $14 drop-in or use your class card.

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Partner Yoga with Lindsay and Katherine
Feb
17
1:00 PM13:00

Partner Yoga with Lindsay and Katherine

Come with your partner, friend, spouse or family member! This workshop will explore ways to support a partner and be supported, as well as partner poses that work on both bodies at the same time to facilitate stability and promote flexibility. We will start with a gentle warm-up, move through a fun partner yoga sequence and then learn simple massage techniques to set each other up for a rejuvenating final relaxation. This will be a fun and lighthearted exploration, all levels welcome. Space is limited, please pre-register by 2/10 $30 per couple.

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Sacred Sound Sanctuary with Melinda Kinzie
Jan
21
1:00 PM13:00

Sacred Sound Sanctuary with Melinda Kinzie

Come join us for this group Sound Healing event, designed to align & define your multidimensional nature, activate your unique core signature vibration & nurture the expression of your highest DNA potentials. All you have to do is show up, lay down & let go!!! 

Melinda channels light language & frequencies from the higher dimensional realms using her voice as well as crystal singing bowls, drum, bells, chimes & more. She has a unique ability to assist in the full integration & alignment of these frequencies of source light as they appear to her....as they are you. 

Come take a far out ride to the inside. Pre-registration is required by 1/20 $25. You can sign-up at the studio or email lindsay@riverhouseyoga.com.  Click here to register online.

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Partner Yoga and Assisted Stretching with Lindsay and Katherine
Dec
16
1:00 PM13:00

Partner Yoga and Assisted Stretching with Lindsay and Katherine

Come with your partner, friend, spouse or family member!  This workshop will explore ways to support a partner and be supported, as well as partner poses that work on both bodies at the same time to facilitate stability and promote flexibility.  This will be a fun and lighthearted exploration, all levels welcome, please pre-register by 12/10 $30 per couple.

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Breathwork Workshop
Nov
11
12:00 PM12:00

Breathwork Workshop

Throughout history, cultures worldwide have provided a means for people to access non-ordinary realms for healing and spiritual growth. Breathwork is a means of inducing an altered state of consciousness through full and connected breathing. An energy charge is created in the body, and as the energy disperses, it serves to release, or to cleanse blockages, both physical and emotional. Possible experiences include; resolution and release of current problems, unresolved childhood wounds, birth memories, past life remembrances, encounters with archetypes (gods and goddesses etc.), nature identification (i.e. the experience of being a tiger or a mountain), transcendence of time or space, and direct experiences of the promordial vibration in the form of inner light or music, deep peace or orgasmic states.

The process is gentle, safe, and loving and almost every person will have a deep moving experience. As an added benefit, Breathwork is quite healthy for the body. You will be conscious the whole time and totally in control. Please come prepared for immediate growth and powerful experience.

Benefits:

  • Stress and anxiety management
  • Chronic tension
  • Respiratory problems
  • Trauma
  • Emotional release
  • Weight and body issues
  • Relationship and birth issues
  • Direct Spiritual Experience
  • Self esteem

Join breathwork facilitators John Hunt and Julia Martin. To learn more about Julia and John's work and experience leading breathwork with teens and adults visit www.ReTribe.org.

Open to Ages 14yrs and up. (participants under 18 need to have a release signed by a parent/guardian)

Cost; $25-50 Sliding Scale. Please register by November 1, 2017.

Please contact Julia Martin for more information.

retribetransformation@gmail.com 609)-933-0877

 

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Exploring Botanical Drawing with Color Jesse LoVasco, herbalist and artist
Oct
21
11:00 AM11:00

Exploring Botanical Drawing with Color Jesse LoVasco, herbalist and artist

Enjoy an evening of exploring, observing and drawing plants and seeds. Focus your attention on the details, shapes, colors and textures of plants through close observation. Increase your ability to capture lines and curves, petals and stems. This will support and broaden your plant recognition skills. The class is open to all levels of drawing. It can also be an introduction to beginning an botanical journal. $45 per person and checks can be made payable to Jesse LoVasco.  Reserve your spot today at the studio or email practice@riverhouseyoga.com

What to bring: Please bring natural objects: flowers, herbs, leaves, seed. Pencils both black and colored, eraser, a pad of paper or journal. A loop or magnifying glass if you have one. Bring a snack and/or drink.

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Prenatal Yoga Series
Jun
18
11:00 AM11:00

Prenatal Yoga Series

Prepare for a peaceful and positive birth!  Yoga is helpful in assisting a mother throughout her pregnancy.  It centers and opens the body, while relieving tension in preparation for birth and the journey into motherhood.  In this class, students will learn poses and modifications for all stages of pregnancy while also developing relaxation and breathing techniques that are valuable during pregnancy, labor and postpartum.  Prenatal Yoga is also a great way to share and connect with other pregnant moms.  Lindsay is a certified Prenatal Yoga teacher and birth doula.  She has taught Prenatal Yoga classes throughout Vermont and is excited to bring Prenatal Yoga to River House Yoga.

This course will be a series ($65 for the entire 6 week series, $14 drop in) Please pre-register by contacting lindsay@riverhouseyoga.com

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Burlington Yoga Conference
Apr
8
to Apr 9

Burlington Yoga Conference

BYC's mission is to unite yoga students, teachers and studios as well as empower and support individuals along the yogic path.  BYC cultivates community by creating space for local and traveling yogis to meet.  BYC believes in making yoga accessible to everyone.  Outside of workshops, enjoy delicious, vegetarian meals from a local farm-to-table caterer at BYC, 2 hour lunch breaks, and a mindful marketplace with great merchants, yoga studios and a silent auction.  Get bodywork including massage, Thai Yoga, henna, reiki, and sound healing.  Weekend and day passes include 4 (90 minute) workshops per day, as well as the Green Morning Sessions.  For more information, www.burlingtonyogaconference.com

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NEW!  Class Series: Yoga grit with April
Apr
6
12:15 AM00:15

NEW!  Class Series: Yoga grit with April

A lunch time "express" class that allows you to get a full workout in half the time.  Yoga grit is designed using traditional yoga poses incorporated with HIIT (high intensity interval training).  It increases flexibility, increases muscle tone, and core strength, increases stamina, aids in weight reduction....plus its FUN!  Yoga Grit is a class for ANY fitness level.  This is a 6 week series class starting March 30th-May 4th. Drop-in's are welcome.

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TUNE IN, TURN IN, AND DROP IN:  Myofascial Release, Stretching and Self-Treatment with Allie Bauer
Apr
5
5:30 PM17:30

TUNE IN, TURN IN, AND DROP IN: Myofascial Release, Stretching and Self-Treatment with Allie Bauer

New Class!  Fascia is our connective tissue. It keeps us together, and apart, allowing us fluid movement—physically and emotionally. When our fascia becomes restricted, we lose freedom of movement. What is normally a fluid system begins to tighten, locking pain and dysfunction in the body.

In a new class offering for Spring, learn self-treatment techniques to eliminate pain, and regain mobility, function and ease in your body.

All self-treatment tools are provided.

Come to class for YOU. We will work together and individually, discovering for ourselves, our unique path to myofascial freedom.  $14 drop-in or use your class card.  Class runs April-May.

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Candlelight Restorative Yoga for the Spring Equinox
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Candlelight Restorative Yoga for the Spring Equinox

Join us the evening of the Spring Equinox, where we welcome the return of the light from here on out until the Summer Solstice.  Practice a quiet, restorative yoga practice as we welcome Spring.  The Spring Equinox is a wonderful time to plant seeds of intention for the season ahead.  Join us for a relaxing blend of restorative yoga poses, pranayama (breathwork) and meditation.  This class will bring a feeling of calm and relaxation with a series of supported poses and breath awareness. Ease into Spring!  $14 drop-in or use your class card.

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Breathwork Workshop
Mar
19
12:00 PM12:00

Breathwork Workshop

Throughout history, cultures worldwide have provided a means for people to access non-ordinary realms for healing and spiritual growth. Breathwork is a means of inducing an altered state of consciousness through full and connected breathing. An energy charge is created in the body, and as the energy disperses, it serves to release, or to cleanse blockages, both physical and emotional. Possible experiences include; resolution and release of current problems, unresolved childhood wounds, birth memories, past life remembrances, encounters with archetypes (gods and goddesses etc.), nature identification (i.e. the experience of being a tiger or a mountain), transcendence of time or space, and direct experiences of the promordial vibration in the form of inner light or music, deep peace or orgasmic states.

The process is gentle, safe, and loving and almost every person will have a deep moving experience. As an added benefit, Breathwork is quite healthy for the body. You will be conscious the whole time and totally in control. Please come prepared for immediate growth and powerful experience.

Benefits:

  • Stress and anxiety management
  • Chronic tension
  • Respiratory problems
  • Trauma
  • Emotional release
  • Weight and body issues
  • Relationship and birth issues
  • Direct Spiritual Experience
  • Self esteem

Join breathwork facilitators John Hunt and Julia Martin. To learn more about Julia and John's work and experience leading breathwork with teens and adults visit www.ReTribe.org.

Open to Ages 14yrs and up. (participants under 18 need to have a release signed by a parent/guardian)

Cost; $25-50 Sliding Scale. Please register by March 10th.

Please contact Julia Martin for more information.

retribetransformation@gmail.com(802) 371-5027.

 

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Partner Yoga with your Valentine
Feb
19
4:00 PM16:00

Partner Yoga with your Valentine

Spend the afternoon with someone you love, sharing the pleasure of Yoga. This workshop will explore ways to support a partner and be supported, as well as partner poses that work on both bodies at the same time to facilitate stability and promote flexibility. This will be a fun and lighthearted exploration,  all levels welcome!  Early registration by 2/1 for $35 per couple, $45 per couple after 2/1.

Space is limited,  please email Chaya@riverhouseyoga.com to reserve your spot.

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Dec
21
6:00 PM18:00

Candlelight Yoga on the Winter Solstice

Join us for a gentle yoga practice on the Winter Solstice!  As we move into the winter months this is a great time for quiet inner reflection.  Often we are stressed out as the holidays approach.  Hit the reset button!  Join Lindsay for a calming gentle yoga practice by candlelight where we will cultivate balance and inner peaceAll levels welcome!

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