About Yoga Warriors
Fox16 News Anchor Donna Terrell’s daughter, Queah (pronounced: Quaya) was first diagnosed with colon cancer in her twenties. She had no known family history and was misdiagnosed twice before doctors discovered the late-stage tumor. After gaining awareness of her diagnosis she set out to educate others – especially young people about the warning signs. One of the hospitals where she received treatments offered free yoga classes to survivors which is how she was introduced to the practice and its benefits.
Oncologists say yoga is useful in helping to relieve stress and some of the symptoms of cancer and its associated treatments. They also say it can help alleviate symptoms from chronic diseases including arthritis, heart disease, lupus and diabetes. Continued yoga practice can lead to increased relaxation and physical fitness.
Yoga Warriors promotes the practice and brings awareness of early detection for colon and other cancers. We also raise money for liquid nutrition for cancer survivors. Any cancer patient can benefit from liquid nutritional supplements but for some it’s a life saver. We have been able to make it available free of costs for people needing financial assistance.
Yoga Warriors is a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization. Our yoga events are free, open to the public and appeal to all levels of yoga fitness.