Accessible Yoga Conference Brings Message of Inclusivity to New York City

By
Christine Malossi, RYT 200
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The mission statement of Accessible Yoga (AY) asserts that the non-profit organization is “advocating for a diverse yoga culture that is inclusive and welcoming.” What better place to nurture inclusivity than Accessible Yoga, Jivana Heyman, Yoga for Every Body, Yoga pose variations, yoga for diversity, Accessible Yoga Presenters

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