Yoga For Life : Promoting Health and Dignity Together

First posted May 22, 2012

05.20.2012 Quezon City : “With 10 HIV cases now being reported every day, there is a pressing need to strengthen our efforts to combat the disease and support those affected by the virus,” notes Charmaine Cu-Unjieng, one of Yoga For Life’s founders. “Yoga For Life has passionately committed to accomplish both through the practice of yoga.”

In promoting Health and Dignity together, Yoga For Life spearhead it's 2nd annual open-for-all yoga event themed “Oneness Through Wellness”, which aims to enlighten people about HIV and AIDS, stop stigma and discrimination, and realize a healthy and happy community for all.

Yoga For Life is the most active community which gathers all people form all walks of life (regardless of their status ) to spread HIV and AIDS awareness by means of practicing Yoga.

This is also the day in commemorating the 29th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, coordinated by the Global Network of People living with HIV. It is one of the world’s oldest and largest grassroots mobilization campaigns for HIV/AIDS awareness the world.

The event was also in collaboration with different groups such as Take the Test, Love Yourself , Youth AIDS Filipinas Alliance, and studios like Bliss Yoga, Echo Yoga and Beyond Yoga. All in one vision - to stop the spread of the virus.

Yoga is this group’s weapon of choice vs. HIV or How stopping stigma creates a healthier society.

Yoga For Life continues to grow and reach out more people, enthusiasts and advocates. Through Yoga the community shares their energies towards living positively and living well.

Everyone is welcome to be part of the group.

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