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California Pacific Medical Center is honoring one of our beloved yoga teachers. CPMC’s Institute for Health & Healing has selected Matthew Sanford as the recipient of its Pioneer in Integrative Medicine award.When Matthew was 13, a car accident took the lives of his sister and father and paralyzed much of his body. Luckily, he found yoga in his 20s and was amazed at how it changed his life and his attitude. He now teaches adaptive yoga and has dedicated his life to helping others benefit from the mind-body healing of yoga. Author of the book Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence, Matthew has been an inspiration to anyone who has ever experienced a major physical trauma or disability. You can meet Matthew Sanford at our upcoming Yoga Journal conference in Boston this April. Congrats, Matthew!