Megan Do Nascimento
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Megan Do Nascimento is a breast cancer survivor and yoga instructor known for her outgoing personality and inclusive teaching style.
Megan has cultivated a diverse teaching background, having led yoga classes in settings ranging from the Philadelphia prisons and school district to Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Visions for Equality, and various local fitness centers. Her passion for making yoga accessible extends beyond traditional spaces, as evidenced by her recent volunteer work in Matamoros, Mexico, where she taught classes to asylum-seeking refugees. Now, as the wellness coordinator at Awbury Arboretum in East Mt. Airy, Megan continues to share her expertise through yoga classes and guided walks.
Mother and daughter, both with a history of breast cancer, Reach & Raise together
Megan DoNascimento talks about being diagnosed with breast cancer years after her mother, and how both women have embraced yoga, which helps them “raise our chins to the world and strike a pose!”