Kelley Purcell

December 14, 2011 - 2:18pm
Kelley Purcell teaches a yoga class at SU that helps students exercise in a way that is relaxing for both mind and body.

Yoga is part of Kelley Purcell's life.

Purcell, 24, a graduate student at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, teaches science classes for elementary students through college level, but also works as a certified yoga instructor for Syracuse University's Healthy Mondays.

At 4 p.m., students gather for the one-hour Shakti yoga class in room 228B at the Schine Student Center. In this class, yogis focus on breathing properly and understanding the movements of their body.