AnadaYoga of Morristown will be hosting a Family Yoga Class on Saturday, June 16th at 4:00 pm in an effort to help those suffering from Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis including Helena Lindner a Local Resident of Morristown. Bring your family and join the class by making a donation to participant. All proceeds will go directly to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s New Jersey Chapter.
Helena, a 10 year old Morristown resident was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease over a year ago. Crohn's disease is a painful, medically incurable illnesses that attack the digestive system. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fever, weight loss and fatigue.
After learning about her diagnoses, Helena at 9 years old decided to learn more about the disease and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, and how she could raise funds and awareness by participating in a walk held by the Foundation. In 2011, Helena and her family raised $18,000 for the walk and this year they have raised over $28,000 to date for the foundation. With the help of Ananda Yoga and their staff, Helena and her family are inviting local resident to come out for the Yoga Event to show their support and enjoy a great yoga session.
Ananda Yoga located at 22 Speedwell Avenue in Morristown, NJ 07960. For more information or for directions to Anada Yoga of Morristown at www.anandayoganj.com or contact Lisa Champion at the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation office at 732-786-9960 x2