For Crime-Weary Englewood, Free Yoga Classes Are About So Much More Than Warrior Pose

August 22, 2014 9:50 PM

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For Crime-Weary Englewood, Free Yoga Classes Are About So Much More Than Warrior Pose

Though Tameka Lawson has been practicing yoga for only a bit over a year, the art form has already made a big impression on her life and on the Chicago community she calls home.

Lawson is the mother of three small children and the executive director of I Grow Chicago, a young nonprofit based in the city's notorious Englewood neighborhood and focused on providing a haven for at-risk community members. Her hectic lifestyle was wearing her down and she knew something had to ch...

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