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Julie Buckner
Julie Buckner has been a strategist and spokesperson in Democratic Party campaigns for over 20 years. With California expertise, she worked at national, state and local levels. Taking a break from politics, she owns a small business, lives in the San Fernando Valley, and teaches and studies yoga. Her consulting company, Laurel Canyon Media Group, is currently on retreat.

Entries by Julie Buckner

My Response to Jonathan Cohn

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2016 | 12:31 AM

Love the screaming headline, Jonathan Cohn. But I know you didn't write it. It's those sleazy editors who do that.

You're right, yesterday (or as you're reading this, probably the day before) should've done him in. It's what we've all been waiting for: when is...

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On the California Primary, Tectonic Plates & a Mother's Day Message for Hillary Clinton

(1) Comments | Posted May 7, 2016 | 4:38 PM

Like it or not (personally, not so much), Donald J. Trump is the presumptive Republican Party Presidential nominee.

Even before the hashtag #nevertrump hit social media, the Trump candidacy has seized the national political conversation about the 2016 presidential election, the Richter scale set to constantly monitor and measure...

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Please Stay, Christine Day!

(7) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 4:08 PM


I have one of those "women's bodies." You know, the ones with thick thighs that rub together. But I do wear lulu. I'm a Wunder Under lover. ( My family even owns stock in the company!) I've lived in my lulus for a...

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Are You Intimidated by Yoga? Get Over It and Get Into the Practice

(1) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 12:53 PM

As a yoga studio owner, teacher and devoted student, I meet people all over town -- in line at Trader Joe's, at the nail salon (yes, I'm a yogi and I get mani/pedis), during dismissal at my kids' school -- and they all want to talk about yoga....

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"Hey, Steve -- What's Up With Being Down on LA?": A Valley Girl's Perspective

(5) Comments | Posted September 22, 2011 | 7:55 PM

Who: Julie Buckner

Current Gig: Owner at InYoga Center

Neighborhood: Valley Village

If LA were a yoga position, what might she be?
Salamba Sarvangasana (Supported Shoulder Stand)... We don't have phones or mirrors in Valley yoga studios. We're not shy about using "real" props, like bolsters, blankets and...

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The Wizard of Wanderlust: John Friend and the Yoga of Recognition

(9) Comments | Posted August 10, 2011 | 8:26 AM

The last weekend of July, I participated in Wanderlust Yoga and Music Festival's "Grand Finale Fun" extravaganza, featuring Anusara founder John Friend and what he calls his "Merry Band of Artists." Friend and friends' performance at Temple of the Heart in the center of Village Anusara had the vibe of...

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