Clark student one of only of two in Mass. trained for cannabis-enhanced yoga.

Anke Neustadt

WORCESTER — At the onset of the pandemic, Clark University student and certified yoga instructor, Melanie Adams couldn’t make herself practice on her mat. With so much going on in her life — from being forced to go back home to leaving her friends behind and even trying to circumnavigate a virtual world — yoga wasn’t taking priority for Adams.

Her solution? Ganja yoga.

In October of 2020, Adams earned her certification in ganja yoga, making her one of only of two yoga teachers in Massachusetts trained to teach cannabis-enhanced yoga.

“This is a great activity because cannabis and yoga pair so well with some improved flexibility, and for some people their balance can improve,” Adams said. “People really get into the flow of it more. It takes away the obstacle or the boundary of the mind.”

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