Yogis who defy stereotypes share their joy

Fields of Yogis is coming Aug. 23-25, and this year, the festival’s message is, yoga is for everyone. Check out Lindsey Flannery’s look at some yoga practitioners who defy the stereotype she describes below, and how this ancient practice aids in their physical healing and emotional/spiritual calming and support. Julie Cain is a mother of two, a high school Japanese teacher, a self-proclaimed “type A personality,” and an amputee. She also attends Breathing Room Yoga in Cedar Rapids, and turns to yoga for many benefits, physical and beyond. The Fields…

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