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May 21, 2012

Knock Knock…It’s Cancer.

So here I was, a month ago, thinking I had it all.

I was taping Sadie Nardini’s new TV show, my classes were growing by the day and all seemed right in the world. It’s so funny how plans have a way of falling apart. In fact, the more I “planned” my future that’s when the Universe decided to test my faith.

I’ve just been diagnosed with cancer at age 32. In the words of my surgeon, the cancer is a nasty little bugger, no less. So it’s time to show cancer and the world how to laugh and love not only when my “plans” are working out but also when they don’t.

 

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Editor: Andrea B.

 

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Yulady Saluti

Yulady Saluti never stops moving. She is a Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor who has appeared in DVDs with Tara Stiles and Deepak Chopra. She has rocked her yoga on television with Sadie Nardini, teaches at four different yoga studios, and is doing all this while taking care of six kids and a devoted husband. After battling and overcoming a serious colon rectal medical condition, which required she live with a colostomy for four years, Yulady dove head first into a new, healthy life filled with yoga and studies in Ayurveda. It was only three years into her practice (and during her 20th surgery related to her former illness) that her doctors discovered that she had Stage 2 breast cancer at the age of thirty-two. Yulady is documenting her journey as a mommy-yogi-with-cancer on her Youtube channel: YouTube.com/YuladySaluti. She plans to return to a full teaching schedule after treatment in New Jersey at Powerflow Yoga, Onyx Mind Body, Poe Yoga, and Inferno Hot Yoga. You can also follow her always uplifting tweets @yogalody.