Every Step with Grace

Kelly Considine – a beautiful, talented, loving y4c teacher passed away this week after a courageous 7 year battle with cancer. She will be remembered by the countless students, friends and teachers she touched, loved and brought strength & laughter to. Her legacy is infinite. We love and miss her. We marvel in her beauty and courage.

” You can shed tears that she is gone, or you can smile because she has lived. You can close your eyes and pray that she’ll come back, or you can open your eyes and see all she’s left. Your heart can be empty because you can’t see her, or you can be full of the love you shared. You can turn your back on tomorrow and live yesterday, or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday. You can remember her only that she is gone, or you can cherish her memory and let it live on. You can cry and close your mind, be empty and turn your back. Or you can do what she’d want: smile, open your eyes, love and go on.” -David Harkins

Please leave comments here for Kelly. Thoughts, prayers, and memories welcome.

UPDATE as of January 20, 2013:

In honor of Kelly and to root her strong legacy, we have established the Kelly Considine Scholarship Fund that will provide scholarships to both cancer survivors and yoga teachers that want to pursue a yogic path to health & wellbeing.  Your donation is vital. For more information and to donate, please see here.

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About josi

Founding Partner of y4c & the Retreat Project Josi is the impostor in this group of yogis. Although she practices yoga personally and believes in its healing physical and emotional benefits, Josi isn’t an instructor. Josi bring the business acumen and organizational strategy to the team to enable efficient and sustainable growth of the program. Her background is in consumer marketing for FTSE brands like Hilton, British Airways and Avis in both London and in New York City. Josi is also Tari’s daughter so their unique, loving and familial approach lead all aspects of the business.