Here is a picture of the President of Piedmont Yoga Community, Chris Roberts, accepting the grant we received from the Oakland Rotary Club. These funds will allow us to purchase much needed supplies for our classes. Thank you Oakland Rotary Club for this generous grant.
breast cancer clinical practice guidelines in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographscoinciding with the 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology in Houston, Texas at the end of October. NorCal CarciNet Community President and PYC Board Member, Josh Mailman contributed a perspective on Integrative Oncology to the Monograph entitled "A Patients' Perspective on Integrative Oncology: Getting Past the "War," Living With and Beyond Cancer.
"As someone with a low level spinal cord injury resulting in paraplegia, I appreciate the knowledge and sensitivity of my teachers at PYS. Also, I'm grateful for their trust to allow me to be able to get up into a head stand independently, where as I need their assistance in most any other yoga pose. The interdependence between teacher, aid and student is one to be recognized and emulated."
"The relaxation and restorative asanas. Your great teaching skills, especially introducing yoga in simple steps and teaching simple and very effective techniques helped to remove the general fear that Yoga is too complex to practice. Overall it motivated us to include yoga in our daily lives."