Yoga classes to help anyone fighting breast cancer

Yoga classes to help anyone fighting breast cancer

HOMEWOOD, AL (WBRC) - About one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. A group of women who know that more than anyone joined together on Monday evening in Homewood.

During this time, they motivated one another to stretch out their fight and keep going as long as they can.

Tina Chamblin attends the yoga class. She was diagnosed with cancer in March of 2015 and has been doing chemo treatments for over a year. She says that this class helps her in several ways. "It assists me in pain as well as nausea and my sleep habits. So I have actually been able to relax as well as form great relationships with other people."

Linda Carpenter is the yoga instructor for this class and says this class helps her in several ways as well. "It is so uplifting for me because no matter what they are enduring they still find something positive. They still find something to move forward for when there are so many of us who try to give up and these women are an example of putting their best foot forward and showing up," Carpenter explains.

The class is on Monday evening starting at 6 p.m. Anyone is welcome to attend. The class is held at the Komen Office in Homewood.

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