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Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

Recovery Yoga

Led by certified yoga instructors, these beginner-friendly one-hour classes provide instruction on deep breathing, meditation, and physical yoga postures. Each class will also feature a different theme from yogic philosophy that relates to recovery. 

Dates and themes

  • September 16, 6pm - Theme TBD
  • October 7, 6pm - Theme TBD
  • October 21, 6pm - Theme TBD
  • November 4, 6pm - Theme TBD
  • November 18, 6pm - Theme TBD
  • December 2, 6pm - Theme TBD

Location

Recovery Yoga is held simultaneously virtually and in the C.A.L.M. Oasis (CHW 215).

Virtual attendees click here to join.

To attend in-person, enter the Center for Health and Well-Being via the side door (at the top of the stairs to the Bull St. parking garage). In-person attendees will be asked to comply with posted COVID mitigation measures as they stand on the day of the event.

Frequently Asked Questions

No experience necessary. Our instructors have selected poses that are accessible and basic meditations that are easy to understand and get started with.

Not necessarily. Class is open to anyone who could benefit from the stress-relieving practice of yoga and the healing themes mentioned above. This includes people in recovery from substance use disorder, but it also includes those who are simply curious about recovery, those recovering from other addictions or mental health concerns, and the family, friends, and helping professionals that love us.

Nope! While the themes of this class are useful to support your recovery, this is intended to be just a yoga class, not a group therapy session. If you’re on Zoom, your camera can be on or off. If you come in person, you’re welcome to chat with us after, but there will not be a formal discussion.

If you are joining via Zoom, having a yoga mat at home will be helpful. If you come in person, mats are available in the C.A.L.M. Oasis. Clothing can be anything comfortable that allows you to move freely. 

Additional questions can be directed to Emily Collie at gamecockrecovery@sc.edu.

Substance Abuse Prevention and Education


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