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Yoga was not something Teodora Patron thought she’d ever try, let alone ever like. The idea of yoga, she said, seemed foreign, almost like a luxury. In Little Village, there are no yoga studios, and in her more than 30 years living in the area, there have been few or no programs to enrich and foster a healthy lifestyle.
She smiled during class. She was glad to experience something new so close to home.
The instructor, Margarita Quiñones Peña, who was raised in Little Village, knew that. And it’s the reason why she looked for a way to offer yoga classes in the neighborhood.
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