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Live Be Yoga: How This Yoga Community in Austin Is Supporting Addiction Recovery

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Mardy and Jeff Chen, founders of the Pure Yoga Texas family of studios, wanted to make a difference in their community. The result was a nonprofit called Pure Action that supports recovery from addiction and substance abuse within the yoga community. During National Recovery Awareness Month in September, the LBY team joined a Pure Action event in Austin that included an inspiring yoga class and illuminating panel of recoverers, researchers, and organizations. 

In the area and want to get involved? Pure Action is hosting its annual Yoga Research Conference that dives into the latest science-based findings in yoga. It takes place October 27-28, so there’s still time for you to attend. Click here for more details

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