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Quentin Vennie: Harnessing the Power of Yoga to Overcome Challenges

Published: October 30, 2018

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Drawing from his own story of transformation through yoga, Quentin Vennie, Program Director for the Yoga Alliance Foundation, shares how he is using yoga as a healing mechanism to bring people together in collaboration and peace.

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Quentin Vennie, Program Director for the Yoga Alliance Foundation, is a wellness expert, motivational speaker and author of the forthcoming memoir, Strong In The Broken Places. In his role at YA, he is responsible for the development, implementation and tracking of Foundation programs designed to make yoga accessible to marginalized and underserved communities. Quentin grew up in conditions defined by adversity, raised by a single mother who fought tirelessly to give him a better life. After years of fighting a war of anxiety, depression and addiction, he was able to successfully overcome addictions, as well as develop a system to better manage an anxiety disorder. His road to recovery has been publicly celebrated by notable figures in the world of wellness and beyond and has inspired thousands worldwide.

 

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