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FOR ALL - Margaret Vainio advertises Asahi at NMUs 2022 Fall Fest. She had many interested students and is helping spread awareness about this Finnish exercise and mental practice.

Asahi course stimulates mind-body wellness

Willow Rasch, Features Writer September 9, 2022

There are several interesting classes at NMU, but just how many institutes can lay to claim that they are the only university in the country to offer a course based on a unique martial art? NMU is offering...


Outdoor class to teach Finnish mindfulness practice Asahi

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 21, 2021

Margaret Vainio first discovered Asahi on her choir trip to Finland in an attempt to bring Finnish music to the United States. Although Vainio did succeed in learning Finnish music, she also brought back...

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