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Yorktown's Support Connection Offers New Yoga Program

Support Connection is offering yoga for those affected by cancer.
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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Support Connection Inc., which provides free programs and services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, has announced a new program: Yoga -- A Path Toward Wellness.

It will be offered every Saturday from noon-1:30 p.m. at Club Fit in Jefferson Valley.

Experience the benefits of yoga, which include a stronger, healthier body and a calmer, more focused mind. Emphasis is placed on movement with breath awareness as a way to achieve a more tranquil mind. It is appropriate for beginners or more advanced students.

Mia Azcue will be the instructor for the class. Azcue has been a student and teacher of yoga for 20 years and has been teaching classes for Support Connection for at least 10 years. She holds certificates from the American Viniyoga Institute, both as a yoga teacher and as a yoga therapist, and is a licensed physical therapist New York state.

“The instructor’s knowledge and gentle approach brings a sense of peace and awareness that stays with me long after the class is over,” a participant said.

The program is open to women with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancer. Pre-registration is required.

To learn more or to pre-register, call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

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