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Shannon Ginther Leading Shine Your Light Yoga Benefit

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Shannon Ginther Leading Shine Your Light Yoga BenefitShine Your Light yoga benefit happens on October 5, 2019.
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Shannon Ginther has supported many special causes, but one that resonates strongly with her and the Columbus community is Take Back the Night.  This weekend, yoga studios nationwide are holding yoga sessions called “Shine Your Light” to benefit Take Back the Night.

“It is a very important organization, especially given the large number of young and vulnerable people on the OSU campus,” says GIVE Yoga’s owner, Leah Westwater.

GIVE Yoga will hold the event at their location 3520 N. High St. on Saturday, October 5.

Shannon Ginther is certified as a Baptiste yoga teacher at GIVE Yoga in Clintonville where she and Mayor Ginther reside. 

“We are so happy to have her in our yoga family,” noted Westwater, who strongly supports education and community events such as the Youth Yoga Project.  

Take Back the Night has been supporting survivors of rape and providing education about sexual violence since the 1970s. They often lead marches on university campuses.  

“Shine Your Light” on Saturday, October 5 will be an all levels vinyasa yoga class. It will open and close with guided meditation and be a trauma-informed, contract-free session. 

“The goal is to give comfort and support for healing,” per Westwater.

Proceeds go to the Take Back the Night Foundation.  

To register as a survivor or supporter, go to the GIVE Yoga events page.

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