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Living Tree Yoga Mission Statement
Our Mission… Living Tree Yoga’s mission is to raise awareness of the healing benefits that practicing yoga brings to cancer patients, while going through treatment.
Our Goal… To create a nationwide movement that allows a “support friend” to attend free yoga classes with a loved one who is going through cancer treatment, at a location close to home.
Our Purpose… is to offer strength, hope, compassion and love to those enduring the season of cancer in their lives. Our hope is that they are able to take a good day and make it a great day by sharing in the healing benefits of yoga with a loved one.
Once a yoga studio becomes a Root Sponsor of Living Tree Yoga, they can select the class or classes on their schedule to open up to Living Tree Yoga Participants and Living Tree Yoga Supporters. The supporter must attend with the participant to receive free class. If either the participant or the supporter would like to attend another class not open to LTY, they may pay as every other patron.
Criteria for participation is from diagnosis until 3 months after their last treatment.
www.LivingTreeYoga.com will be the resource to locate yoga studios in your area as well as local businesses that support our mission. We will offer a yoga directory, advertising, and resources for healing mind, body and spirit.
A Root Sponsor is a Yoga Studio that supports our mission and contributes $50 per year to be listed on our website, and gives back to their community by offering selected classes to LTY Participant and Supporters. This charitable contribution may be used as a tax deduction.
A Living Tree Yoga Participant is person diagnosed with any form of cancer. They may participate at any affiliated LTY studio from diagnosis until three months after their last treatment. They must complete the required Registration and Waiver forms online and we do recommend a doctors consent. These forms will go to the studio and kept on file with Living Tree Yoga.
A Living Tree Yoga Supporter is anyone who the participant wants to share his or her yoga experience with. This can be a different person every time. If more than one supporter wants to come, the second must pay as a patron.