Postpartum Mothers Mobility Study co-hosts summer solstice yoga for wellness of black mothers and people who birth


PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - Alecia Dawn, a yoga instructor and owner of YOGAMOTIF, guided a small group in a yoga and meditation class Monday at the Irma Freeman Center for Imagination in Garfield. The Summer Solstice Yoga event was co-hosted by YOGAMOTIF, Healthy Start Pittsburgh and the university of Pittsburgh Postpartum Mothers Mobility Study, or PMOMS. 
PMOMS is research focused on understanding factors associated with racial disparities in postpartum weight and health during and after pregnancy. The event was held in conjunction with the summer solstice and the International Day of Yoga, both of which occurred on Tuesday, June 21, and Juneteenth, a federal holiday that was celebrated Monday, June 20.


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