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Brenda N. Umana, MPH, 500-RYT

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Brenda is passionate about sharing the mindfulness practices of yoga and meditation with everyone. As a 500-hour registered yoga teacher with a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University, Brenda is on a mission to promote all facets of health and well-being and share the practice of yoga with students looking to better understand their body and mind. Learn about everything Brenda offers at www.beeumana.com

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