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In the news: DK Yoga in Hospitals

“Donna Karan makes room for yoga at NYC hospital”
By Janice Lloyd, USA TODAY, Apr 1, 2009

NEW YORK — Fashion is the last thing on Donna Karan’s mind at the moment. When she says the designer’s role is “not only to dress people but to address them as well,” it is clear she will not be chatting about her latest wardrobe creations.

A longtime practitioner of yoga and meditation, she has contributed $850,000 to the Beth Israel Medical Center to bring yoga therapy and a new kind of caregiving to the cancer wing. Sitting in her Urban Zen studio on Greenwich Street and sipping a bottle of green vegetable and fruit juice, Karan launches into a personal — and at times teary — monologue about how she hopes to make a difference. more

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Yoga saves hospitals money

posted by ebean

…and probably does other good stuff too.  well, maybe.