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Mia Keller Turns to Yoga After Lupus Diagnosis

After being diagnosed with a disease, how likely would you be to start researching local yoga studios? But Mia Keller did just that. “I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus,” she said. “I read up on the studio, as well as others, and Sterling was the one for me.” Systemic lupus erythematosus—or simply lupus—is an autoimmune disease that is not curable, but can be managed. Caused by genetic or environmental factors, the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue in the body. Lupus affects everyone differently, and symptoms, such as swollen joints, hair loss and fatigue, can range from mild…
Jodi Chmielewski
May 4, 2018
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James Willis Changes Mindset About Yoga, Changes His Life

Several years ago, James Willis took his first yoga class on the day after Thanksgiving with results for which he wasn’t so thankful. “It was so overwhelming to me that I was unable to get through the entire class,” he said. He tried again the next year—on the day after Thanksgiving again—with similar results. But James knew he needed to make a change. Deconditioning, past injuries and poor lifestyle choices were taking their toll. “Over the years, I’ve had several lower back operations; experienced severe limitations from chronic pain elements (rheumatoid and osteoarthritis), and had bilateral knee problems from years…
Jodi Chmielewski
January 8, 2018