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Does yoga have the power to save an addict’s life? Absolutely, say these people

Yoga pose

For twenty years, Angela Weymouth watched her brother struggle with opiate addiction. She and her husband Michael Seymour own Maine Hatha Yoga on Dartmouth Street in Portland. Since they first opened in 2002, they’ve known that people with substance abuse issues take their yoga classes. But only recently did some share their personal stories. “In the past three or […]

How Yoga Helps People with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's disease Yoga Class

Elizabeth Burd is a Parkinson’s Superstar. Seriously. During Parkinson’s Awareness month in 2012, the National Parkinson’s Foundation honored people from around the country, including Elizabeth, who make a difference in the Parkinson’s community. Elizabeth makes a difference because she developed and teaches a yoga program for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). She’s a certified personal trainer and a certified […]