âI can’t say enough good things about yoga. I think once I started practicing I didn’t stop. It’s a saying in the community: we do yoga every day. days, âshe said.
Babula felt particularly motivated by the events surrounding the pandemic to do something, and that something ended up being âWe Care Wednesday,â a yoga event held on Instagram Live where attendees are encouraged to donate any amount they can. ‘they can for a charity chosen by Babula that week.
âI have a weekly goal. I know that every Wednesday I’m going to be focusing on something different, something bigger than me and my own smaller pandemic issues,â she said.
Since June, she has donated over $ 3,000 to charities primarily benefiting the African-American community in our region, such as the Loveland Foundation and Black mom’s affair, and she hopes to see it grow, and maintain it for a long time.
âIt takes you out of the bigger picture of being connected to your community and just thinking that I can stop for 45 minutes,â she said.
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