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Ex-NFL Star Keith Mitchell

I'M A YOGA-HOLIC

After Paralyzing Tackle

3/3/2014 8:37 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Former Pro-Bowl linebacker Keith Mitchell got his chakra on at a yoga retreat in Hawaii this weekend ... where he explained how yoga saved his life after being paralyzed in the NFL. 

Mitchell -- who played for the Saints, Texans and Jaguars -- was a speaker at the Wanderlust Festival in Hawaii ... where he explained how the practice helped him "reclaim his life." 

As for the hit, Mitchell says he was making a routine tackle in 2003, when something went terribly wrong -- "I had no movement in my extremities and a spine that had been traumatized."

Now, Mitchell looks like he's doing pretty well ... at least judging by the pics. 

Namaste.  


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BLUE UGLY 💩    

That's good for him but yoga is a cult

179 days ago
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Vote2012    

Hats off to him.

179 days ago
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Maria Gotay    

The yoga festival he attended on the beautiful North Shore of O'ahu was Wanderlust Festival. It's a traveling yoga, music, and mindfulness festival that spans the US, Canada, and has just sprung up in Australia! For more information visit our website: www.wanderlust.com!

178 days ago

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