Yoga Class Raises $411 for LLS!

On October 11, EPIC DC (my local yoga studio) donated space for me to hold a yoga class fundraiser to benefit LLS and Team Do It For David. By the picture below, it’s no surprise that I was absolutely overwhelmed by the love and support from friends, family, and the local yoga community.

One of my favorite yoga teachers, Ariele Foster of Sacred Source Yoga, led a 90-minute practice to live drumming by local musician Scott Manley.  Twenty-four yogis came together to send love, hope, and positivity to those battling blood cancer. The energy in the room was real and powerful.

In addition to a beautiful, sweaty practice, yogis also enjoyed free snacks courtesy of Health Warrior and LARABAR. Neighboring business JRINK offered free cold-pressed juice samples and discounted merchandise. Truth be told, I bought a six-pack of juices yesterday and completely annihilated “Sweeten Me Up” earlier today!

In total, the event raised $411, including two donations from yogis that could not attend. To date, I’ve raised more than $2,500. With help from my brother and our friends and family back in New Jersey, we’ve surpassed $4,000! [Doing the Happy Dance right now.]

Thanks to everyone who helped make this event a success! None of this would have been possible without each and every one of you. Let’s keep beating blood cancer one mile (or one down dog) at a time!

We practiced together for 90 minutes, and sent lots of love and positive energy to blood cancer patients.

We sent lots of love and positive energy to blood cancer patients yesterday!

 

Advertisements