Meet @eleonorazampatti sharing her #yogasavedmylife story with us. These are her words 🙏

"I have suffered from anxiety, low self esteem & battled eating disorders for all my life. One day roaming around the streets of NYC, after a bad fight with my ex I decided to do what he suggested: try a yoga class!


I was out of shape, unhealthy, and unhappy.

I spent the entire class hoping it would end.

When I came out of it, my mind and body were totally drained.

I was defeated, vulnerable and exhausted, but I felt so alive

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I felt I had created a space inside myself that I didn’t even know existed.

The space I needed to reclaim my soul

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I was 31 years old and it changed my life. It made me stronger, more patient & so grateful

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Grateful for being everything that I am, imperfections included

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Yoga changed my life, moving me from a place of fear into a place of light; grounding me, allowing me to see the reflection of my soul in every pose I ever embrace on my mat

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I make my mat a safe place where I can set my foundations, built with no shame on all the broken pieces of who I really am, and not on who I should be to please others

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This practice gave me the desire to be the best I can be, with love and compassion for all that I am, using my body to discover my full potential

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I understood that my strength is not measured by the impact that all my hardships in my life have had on me, but instead is measured by the extent of my refusal to allow those events to dictate my present and future

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Let your self fall down, not be ashamed of it and just stand tall after the fall 💚 Eleonora 🙏

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📸@sfreneenyc