How Yoga Can Change A Life: Stories of Impact2021-01-05T09:37:48+00:00

Stories of Impact

How Yoga Can Change A Life

Over the past twelve years, we have helped thousands of people access the therapeutic benefits of yoga.

Many of our beneficiaries came to yoga to cope with unthinkable challenges — a cancer diagnosis, a lifetime of incarceration, systemic bias and oppression. We believe every one of these individuals has an important story to tell — about their lives, the adversity they’ve faced, and the unique role yoga played in their growth and healing.

Childhood Cancer Kids: Sierra’s Story

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I was diagnosed with cancer when I was five years old. Yoga helped me get through it. Now, I want to study how yoga can help kids feel better during treatment and help them deal with stress afterwards.

Yoga For Musicians: How Yoga Helped Me Make Music Again

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After pain forced me to quit my dream career as a professional musician, yoga was the reason I started playing music again. Now, I help other New Orlean musicians create comfort and ease in their body through the transformative nature of yoga.

Yoga Helped Me Heal After Brain Surgery

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When my brain grew too big for my skull, I had to have brain surgery. The months that followed were one of the most difficult periods of my life; they challenged me physically, mentally, and emotionally. Yoga helped me to create a new reality.

The Seva Yoga Project: Creating Access to Yoga

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When I was forced to return to the small town life I had fled from, I vowed to create what I was looking for when I left. I wanted to introduce alternative life choices to those who were suffering; I wanted to teach yoga. There was one problem: I had never even taken a yoga class.