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Photo by Member Mark Krancer, Kram Kran Photo


Date ArticleType
12/11/2023 5:00:00 AM Member News


Program offers weekly classes to Active Military and Veterans across Florida


Immediate Release:

Yoga 4 Change is honored to have received funding from Humana Military to offer three new weekly yoga classes to active military, veterans, their families and support systems, across the state of Florida. Classes are offered in Key West, Tampa Bay and Jacksonville.


Yoga 4 Change has implemented a trauma-informed weekly class at each of the following locations to offer physical and mental health resources to the community. The Naval Air Station Key West class is offered on Tuesdays, MacDill Air Force Base is scheduled on Thursdays and the Tillie K. Fowler Park (across from NAS Jax) class is offered on Thursdays. Both Key West and Tampa classes are accessible to those with access on base only.  The class scheduled in Jacksonville is open to the public.  All classes are free of cost to participants. All details for the classes including times and location addresses are posted to the Yoga 4 Change website – y4c.org/events.


“The generous support from Humana Military has significantly propelled our active-duty military and veteran programs across the state of Florida,” says Executive Director, Michelle LeClair, “As a veteran founded organization, we are consistently doing our best to create greater access to physical and mental health resources for the military community.”

Yoga 4 Change is a 501(c)(3) organization, founded in 2014, that fosters holistic wellbeing, resilience, and transformation for individuals and communities through evidence-based trauma-informed curricula.Y4C aims to heal and empower these underserved populations, creating healthier, safer communities, one class at a time.

Based in Florida, Yoga 4 Change has implemented programs in more than 60 partner facilities throughout four regions: Northeast Florida, South Florida, Tampa Bay, and Central Florida. Yoga 4 Change envisions a world where people impacted by trauma feel supported, connected, and empowered to live a healthy and joyful life. For more information, visit y4c.org or contact us at info@y4c.org.

Humana Military, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), partners with the Department of Defense and the Defense Health Agency to administer the TRICARE health program for six million U.S. Military active duty, retirees and family member beneficiaries in the East Region. For the last 25 years, Humana Military has strived to create better health outcomes and simplified experiences for millions of beneficiaries across the United States through TRICARE and other military health care programs. For more information, please visit www.humanamilitary.com.