Flashback to 2003, my father passed unexpectedly that March and it started a downward spiral for me

Meet @aprilannemusic sharing her truly moving #yogasavedmylife story with us. These are here words ❤

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"I was in my early twenties and had lost the only person who truly cared and supported me. I was in a very toxic relationship, and was being abused by this person in various ways

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I was depressed, lonely, in pain and found myself at 150 pounds on this little 5 foot frame. I was miserable. I hated myself so much that I wanted to destroy every reflective surface in my home and contemplated suicide often

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After a failed suicide attempt in 2004 I realized I needed to fix me or I was going to die

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That's when yoga found me. Early in 2005 at a gym down the street from my house

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I was clumsy, shy, out of shape, depressed but everytime I left the mat I felt better. Next thing you know I had bought my own mat, was doing it at home as well for at least an hour a day. I was gaining balance and mobility, strength from the inside out, and a better state of mind

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In 2008 I became a certified yoga instructor and in 2010 I was blessed with the opportunity to open my own studio

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Unfortunately due to life I lost the studio and everything else I had. But I never stopped practicing, teaching, growing

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To this day I still practice about 2 hours a day and am putting together yoga retreats! (Next one is in San Felipe in October 2018)

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Namaste 🙏 April Anne

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www.reverbnation.com/aprilanne

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