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Catalyst Radio: EmbodyGR uses yoga events as community service opportunities

With a mission to help people “feel good, do better,” Embody GR turns yoga gatherings into social benefit events.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Making yoga accessible for everyone, and at almost any place, drives EmbodyGR.

Making yoga accessible for everyone, and at almost any place, drives EmbodyGR. /EmbodyGR

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INTERVIEW

This episode of Catalyst Radio features a new nonprofit called EmbodyGR, which merges an inclusive practice of yoga, with volunteer education and leadership training.

In studio to describe EmbodyGR, with its motto “Feel Good, Do Better,” is founder and executive director of the organization Dana Christian Lee.  She talks about how EmbodyGR empowers individuals to become healthier and serve the community, incorporating guest speakers on social benefit topics as a staple of the gatherings, with a beginning point of making yoga accessible and free to all.

 

MUSIC

Music featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from Jeremy Arndt, who will perform at an upcoming fundraiser for EmbodyGR.

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