East L.A. is a desert when it comes to health and wellness Facilities, particularly Yoga studios. Activist Leah Rose Gallegos of Las Cafeteras and Lauren Quan Madrid have initiated a grassroots effort to change the health and wellness landscape of East L.A by bringing Yoga to East L.A. communities. it is an ambitious and brave effort which involves grassroots work with all gender, classes, race, age, beliefs, and background to ultimately establish the first yoga studio, Peoples Yoga in East Los Angeles and bring health and wellness to the community. The movement is in its formative stage, and a fundraising effort is under way to establish the first yoga studio in East L.A.
Aired on January 14, 2013