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Stretch and Strengthen with Yoga
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HealthTree Moves for Myeloma Chapter
event Feb 03, 2021 / 05:00PM - 06:00PM MST

Event Description

Learn the benefits of yoga from A to Z and how it's helped Multiple Myeloma Warrior Jeff Abram. We will discuss the benefits and try a sample class of chair yoga (a version of yoga that requires little mobility!) There will also be a question and answer session at the end.

Schedule & Agenda

Audrey Burton-Bethke
Speakers and the outline of today's agenda introduced. 
Linnley Sweeney and Jeff Abrams
The benefits of all kinds of yoga- including chair yoga- are discussed. 
Sample Class
Jeff Abrams
Participate in a sample yoga class together lead by MM warrior and yogi Jeff Abrams. 
Q&A/Discussion in Chat
Use the chat feature to communicate with each other and ask some questions through the Q&A feature. Let's learn together! 

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Linnley Sweeney
Linnley Sweeney

Linnley joined the Myeloma Crowd in January 2020 to share her passion for health. Her husband is a Childhood Cancer Survivor as well as a Cancer Biologist. Finding a cure, better treatments, and balancing life through treatment is a huge passion of their family. She's a mom of an energetic 6-year old, marathon runner, and Ironman finisher- fitness has been a huge part of her life and she loves to share it with others.

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The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the Myeloma Crowd as the Community Manager in 2020 after previously working in the nonprofit field for 4 years as a director of Fundraising and Development. She graduated from BYU with a major in Spanish and Nonprofit Management. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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The panelist Jeff Abram
Jeff Abram

Jeff Abram diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in August of 2018. He had a bone marrow transplant at Roswell Park, Buffalo NY in December 2018. During the months of July and September, he finished my 200 hours of yoga teacher classes under Bhavani Maki. He now teaches yoga and has improved my lifestyle through yoga. He wants to help as many of my fellow brothers and sisters who have this disease realize this disease doesn’t have us. ALOHA!

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