Daily Deal: Free beginner yoga series in Donaldsonville and Plaquemine

Savvy Southerner

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA/WGMB) — In an effort to ease stressors related to the ongoing Coronavirus scare and to help overall health, CareSouth is offering free beginner yoga classes to the public.

Classes will be provided at no-charge to the communities in Plaquemine and Donaldsonville, however communications director Michelle McCalope says people need not live in those two areas to attend the classes.

The classes are open to those 13 years of age and older. Yoga mats will be available for people to borrow at no cost while on-site. Anyone under the age of 18 should be accompanied by a parent and a waiver must be signed.

The classes will be held from noon to 1 p.m.: 

Every Tuesday at CareSouth Medical and Dental, 59340 River West Drive, in Plaquemine until May 26. 

Every Wednesday at CareSouth Medical and Dental, 904 Catalpa Street, in Donaldsonville until May 20.   

The classes will accommodate up to 30 participants each and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. 

For more information, call DaNethia Saunders at (225) 264-6800 or email her at dsaunders@caresouth.org

About CareSouth 

CareSouth Medical and Dental is a private, non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center that provides a comprehensive range of community-based medical, dental and behavioral health services including primary care, pediatrics, HIV health testing and care, OB/GYN, immunizations, podiatry, chronic disease management and individual, group, and family therapy. Services are provided for the insured and the uninsured. Patients with no insurance will receive services on a sliding fee scale if they quality. No one is turned away.  Our clinics are located in Baton Rouge, Plaquemine, Zachary, and Donaldsonville. We also provide medical and dental services at Iberville Charter Academy and South Baton Rouge Charter Academy and WIC services. For more information, go to www.caresouth.org

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