Barb Low and Charlotte Crowley of Yoga By The Beach handed a giant cheque of $4,475 to the ASAR president Ken Peters. (Michael Briones photo)

Barb Low and Charlotte Crowley of Yoga By The Beach handed a giant cheque of $4,475 to the ASAR president Ken Peters. (Michael Briones photo)

Parksville Yoga On The Beach donates to search and rescue group

Summer classes a success despite COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandmic, Yoga on the Beach has managed to complete a successful summer program.

The group was able to raise funds for the Arrowsmith Search and Rescue. On Friday, Sept. 18, Barb Low and Charlotte Crowley presented a cheque of $4,475 to the ASAR president Ken Peters.

Low and Crowley are proud to have been able to raise this money despite not having a huge number of participants this year due to the pandemic.

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“It was a lot of work that we did but it was a labour of love this year,” said Crowley.

Low said the class averaged approximately 40 participants, mostly local residents who came out and helped make up the lost of tourists this summer.

“We’re looking forward to next year,” said Low. “It will be our 10th year.”

Michael.Briones@pqbnews.com

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