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BREATHE 4 THE CURE Yoga Class Has Powerful Healing Impact on Breast Cancer Survivors, Family and Friends
Date:5/21/2009

Sara Holliday of Fit by Sara and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego Unite to Help Women Feel Great, Get Fit and Raise Funds

SAN DIEGO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Women are joining together to rejuvenate, unwind and release physical and/or emotional pain while raising funds for a cause they strongly believe in- finding the cure for breast cancer-with BREATHE 4 THE CURE. On the last Saturday of every month, women dressed in pink shirts and yoga pants sit peacefully overlooking Mission Bay and participate in a yoga class led by instructor, Sara Holliday.

Holliday, president of Fit by Sara, fitness expert and yoga instructor says, "I designed BREATHE 4 THE CURE to help women release physical and/or emotional pain, while feeling a deep connection to themselves and others. It's been so moving to hear personal stories from survivors and their friends about how the yoga workshop has helped them both mentally and physically."

Wendy Morihiro, an avid supporter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, who lost her best friend to breast cancer, was surprised by how great she felt after BREATHE 4 THE CURE.

Wendy said, "I loved the workout, and when I chanted OM for the first time I felt such a connection to my friend. I can't wait for the next BREATHE 4 THE CURE!"

Sandy Rabourne, a breast cancer survivor and director of development and outreach for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego states, "I've personally seen how BREATHE 4 THE CURE benefits women. As word spreads, we expect to have hundreds of women coming together and raise thousands of dollars towards breast cancer awareness, treatment and services here in San Diego."

The yoga workshops are held the last Saturday of every month from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the lawn next to the Visitor's Center at Mission Bay park located at 2688 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109. The next workshop is scheduled for May 30, 2009. The suggested donation is $20 and all proceeds go directly to the San Diego Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. For more information contact Sara Holliday at info@fitbysara.com or 800-568-3820.

About Sara Holliday

Sara Holliday, MFT, CPT, President of Fit by Sara (www.fitbysara.com), is a licensed marriage-family therapist, life and fitness coach, yoga instructor and holistic health practitioner. She has a Masters Degree in Psychology and a Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology and maintains certifications and/or licenses in a multitude of health and fitness disciplines. As an expert in women and families' health and wellness, Sara has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows including Oprah Radio, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Playboy Radio, PBS Radio, KABC, KNBC and KTLA and she is a columnist for several women's health and fitness publications. For more information, email info@fitbysara.com or call 800-568-3820.

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) and the Komen San Diego Affiliate

Since its inception in 1995, more than $8 million has been given to local organizations that provide breast cancer education, screening, diagnostics, treatment and patient support for the uninsured or underinsured in San Diego County. Through a combination of fundraising events, grant-writing workshops, educational seminars and advocating for state legislation, the volunteers of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego are dedicated to addressing the immediate breast health needs of the communities they serve. Seventy-five percent of proceeds are awarded each year through a grant process to local organizations. Each grantee conducts a program that offers breast cancer education, screening or treatment to residents in the San Diego area. The remaining 25 percent is directed to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure National Grant Program to fund research on a national and international level. www.sdkomen.org

    Sara Holliday
    Fit By Sara, Inc.
    800-568-3820
    info@fitbysara.com
    www.fitbysara.com


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