L.A.-based yoga maverick Kimberly Fowler and her YAS Fitness Centers are proud to team with the L.A. Dodger's ThinkCure organization for "YAS-A-THON for ThinkCure," a fund-raising spin-a-thon for L.A.-based cancer research.
(PRWEB) May 26, 2010 -- L.A.-based yoga maverick Kimberly Fowler and her YAS Fitness Centers are proud to team with the L.A. Dodger's ThinkCure organization for "YAS-A-THON for ThinkCure," a fund-raising spin-a-thon for L.A.-based cancer research.
ThinkCure, dedicated to speeding collaborative research to cure cancers, is a community-based non-profit organization launched in 2007 by the Los Angeles Dodgers, the McCourt family, City of Hope and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Kimberly Fowler, author of the soon-to-be-released "The No OM Zone: No Chanting, No Granola, No Sanskrit" (Rodale Books, July 6, 2010) is well known for her straight-talking approach to yoga as well as her commitment to community. The founder or YAS Fitness Centers and originator of the Yoga for Athletes® movement has run major fundraising events for local and global causes at YAS since the first location opened in Venice in 2001. YAS-A-THON for ThinkCure marks her first collaboration with ThinkCure.
"We've raised money at YAS for important causes for years -- from local schools and kid's athletic programs to flood relief for Katrina victims," says Fowler. "Based on our what we've done in the past and the growth of YAS -- we're running events at all four of our L.A.-area locations -- we have already raised $75,000 but we think we can raise $150,000 for ThinkCure. And we're really psyched about that!"
Having survived brain cancer in her twenties, Fowler, now a formidable fifty-one, has an understandable passion for supporting organizations dedicated to helping people with cancer and finding cures. Over the years,
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