Wellness Rising


Wellness Rising is a new program offered at LRI. Coach Natalie and Coach Pascale teach adaptive yoga and circuit training classes that are open to Consumers and staff. They also offer classes on nutrition and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Wellness Rising endeavors to be a leader in inclusive wellness for people with disabilities in the Philadelphia area, regardless of ability, age, income or background. Through individualized attention and support, we build stronger, happier, and healthier communities.

Members of LRI’s Wellness Rising program participated in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health‘s video as part of their initiative: Get Healthy Philly. Check it out here and take a Movement Break!

Meet the Coaches

Pascale Vallee is a certified yoga instructor and an avid power lifter. She has been practicing yoga for nearly 10 years and teaching for almost 5. She is passionate about creating inclusive, welcoming space for all members of the community, particularly working with the LGBTQ+ community. Pascale has experience cross-training athletes and has taken continued education classes on adaptive yoga for people with various disabilities. She is dedicated to spreading the idea that practice, support, and motivation we are capable of anything.

Contact Coach Natalie at nataliefrancis@libertyresources.org or Coach Pascale at pascalevallee@libertyresources.org for more information. Follow them on Instagram and request to join the Facebook group!