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Free Yoga for Cancer

Tuesdays, 1:30-2:45pm

Heather DiMarzio

WHY Outreach is honored to offer a 75 minute complimentary yoga class for anyone coping with cancer—whether newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment, or in recovery.


Mindfulness meditation, a gentle yoga flow, and restorative yoga poses are designed to build strength and flexibility, boost your immune system, and cultivate a sense of well-being. Join us in a safe, nourishing and healing environment.

Class is free, through WHY Outreach. Pre-registration is suggested but not required.

Caregivers welcome! Class held every other Tuesday at WHY.

Free Yoga for Recovery

First Friday each month, 6:00-7:00pm

This monthly (first Friday of the month), all-levels class offers physical, mental, and emotional support to anyone struggling with an addictive behavior or who is in recovery.


WHY Outreach is proud to partner with The Phoenix, a national sober active community, to offer this free monthly in-person yoga class.


The only requirement is 48 hours of continuous sobriety. Family members/friends welcome.

Our past programs include:

- Catherine’s Place (a homeless shelter)
- Chair Yoga for people with HIV/AIDS

- Chair Yoga for Seniors

- Innovative Autism Network
- Job Corps
- Sisters of St. Joseph
- Willard-Cybulski Correctional Facility
- Yoga for Cancer Patients & Caregivers

- Yoga for Struggling Teens

- Yoga for Veterans

Yoga Prison Project Training

James Fox, Founder led a great training for the Yoga Prison Project at the beginning of April. Housed at the beautiful Copper Beech Institute in West Hartford, a large group gathered to gain new teaching skills targeted at underserved populations. These photos capture some of the meditative spirit of the weekend:

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