Stretch 4 Vets on the U.S.S.

Posted: Nov 10, 2015 9:46 AM PST
Updated: Nov 10, 2015 9:46 AM PST
Video Report By Ashley Jacobs, Reporter
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Embrace, a 12-year-old, San Diego based non-profit
organization serving military veterans to partner with the U.S.S.
Midway, Corepower Yoga, DTO and Buddha Music Group to launch the
inaugural Stretch 4 Vets Yoga Event.
The event, hosted by Embrace, will take place on Saturday, November 21, 2015
from 8:00-10:00 a.m. on the flight deck of the U.S.S. Midway raising awareness
and funding through yoga to support our Embrace programs that serve homeless
and disabled veterans.
In recognition of Veterans Day month and Thanksgiving, an estimated 2000 San
Diegans will participate in a 75-minute yoga session, for all ages and skill levels.
The class will be led by local Corepower Yoga instructors Amy Opielowski and
Sonny Bagsic, accompanied by local musician Dave Kemp who will provide live
tunes for the event.
"As a practicing yogi I have discovered the yoga community to be incredibly
giving and selfless! Since our organization serves veterans and San Diego is a
military town, it made perfect sense to connect a population that is all about
giving 'yogis' to another population of givers we can never do enough to assist
veterans," says Sean Sheppard, Embrace Founder.

Part of what makes Stretch 4 Vets unique is that Embrace gives back 50% of net
pledge funds raised to pledge teams representing student organizations,
ministries, active military and veteran groups that participate.
For event and registration information, click here.