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”Born from the calling of native Dallas siblings Rachel and Alex Fox after years of venturing through the LA wellness scene, The Refuge is truly that…a refuge.
It is tucked away in an old repurposed industrial building that whispers hip and calm, and when you walk through the door of the loft studio you're usually greeted with a hug and shockingly calm dispositions.” continue reading
“The annoying thing about stretching is it can't be recorded or bragged about. Not by miles biked. Not by yards swum. Not by the pace of a run. Not by pounds lifted.
So in this world of Fitbits and Apple watches and various apps that keep track of your every move and tell others what you've done ... Well, what's the point? (Other than, of course, that ahhhh feeling of extending your arms above your head after sitting all day.)
"Purely," says Rachel Fox, owner of The Refuge Meditation, a newly opened yoga studio in Dallas, "it's getting volumes of oxygen into the body."
That way, she says, "muscles and bones can have the most nourishment and thus reduce stress, lower blood pressure and heart rate, and increase the ability to be mobile and stable in everyday activities."
By increasing our range of motion, experts say, we're better protected from injuries…” continue reading
“Today we’d like to introduce you to Rachel Fox.
Rachel, we’d love to hear your story and how you got to where you are today both personally and as an entrepreneur.
In the present, you will usually find me at The Refuge Meditation in Exposition Park, a wellness studio I own and operate in partnership with my younger brother Alex. I compose these words from the loft of the private gallery + studio residence we share a few blocks down the street….” continue reading
A new meditation center, yoga studio and fine-art gallery has opened its doors in the neighborhood. Located at 4140 Commerce St., Suite 206, in Fair Park, the new addition is called The Refuge Meditation.
Among its classes, you'll find yoga programs (including vinyasa, restorative and therapeutic), meditation sessions, hypnotherapy and what it calls "modern magic," which fuses astrology and crystal healing to expand your range of emotion. (Check the schedule here to find daily class times.)
With just one review on Yelp thus far, The Refuge Meditation currently has a five-star rating…” continue reading
“Along with 40+ weekly meditation and movement classes, our offerings include special gatherings the public can attend or co-create with The Refuge staff, as well as in-studio signature programs which extend opportunity for longer or more specific experiences.
All are designed purposefully as meaningful occasions to engage, be together, learn and grow, and savor life in downtown Dallas.
Within the studio lives a crystal gallery that is home to small and large format stones, with all pieces on display available for purchase. Our space will have a thoughtfully curated collection of clean retail full of utility including stones, essential oils, handmade gemstone jewelry, and local artists work available for purchase…” continue reading