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Student helps campus restore inner balance with virtual yoga class

Student helps campus restore inner balance with virtual yoga class - The Mesquite Online News - Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Nadia Padron, Student Activities yoga instructor uses essential oils to help Trienna Auther, senior human services major relax at Laughter Yoga on the West Lawn on March 28, 2019. Mesquite File Art: Photo by Miya Daniel.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s JagFit free virtual workout classes include yoga on Zoom.

Psychology senior Nadia Padron teaches Restorative Yoga and Vinyasa Flow. 

Padron said she is helping students and people around San Antonio relieve stress through a “gentle practice.”

Amid a global pandemic, various political issues and economic uncertainty, taking a few hours to meditate with yoga can help alleviate stress, Padron said.

“It has taught me so much about life. …Yoga is about love and acceptance,” Padron said.

All levels are welcome to join “Restorative Yoga” at 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Zoom. 

“It takes letting go of [your] expectations,” Padron said.

Padron teaches another class, “Vinyasa Flow,” for those looking for a more fast-paced class at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The links are available on her website. Padron recommends having a blanket, pillow or a yoga mat in preparation for her class. 

For more information on yoga and other JagFit virtual classes, visit here.

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Christopher McCullough
Christopher "Chris" McCullough is a senior communication major at Texas A&M University-San Antonio and a freelance video editor. As a transfer student, Chris spends most of his time teaching himself video editing skills and working on his career goals. An avid movie watcher, Chris looks forward to working on films as a career. Until then he enjoys putting together small video projects for YouTube and Instagram.

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