This is an interview with Crystal Hinton, who started her yoga service career caring for her younger sister, Chanda, when Chanda moved to Colorado in 2000. A shooting accident at the age of 9 left Chanda paralyzed, a C/6 injury.
"The emotional connection for yoga service is the human connection. Sharing yoga is another way of saying "I love you" to total strangers. We're using our bodies to find that common ground and language of love, and nothing is lost in translation."
Boulder has a lot of yoga. There is a studio on every block, a teacher training happening every week and every style of yoga. But not many students and yoga teachers get to make contact with women in shelters. Enter Tabitha.