An anticipated 1,000 health conscience San Diegans will unite on June 7 at 7 a.m. on the center field grass of the San Diego Padres Petco Park to practice yoga and show support of City of Hope, one of the nation’s leading centers for cancer treatment and research. Yoga for Hope is the largest yoga fundraiser in Southern California and proudly showcases San Diego’s premier yoga studios and wellness enthusiasts as they join together to raise funds for cancer research and raise awareness of the benefits of yoga.

The event will consist of a Yoga Marketplace featuring over thirty vendors and a master yoga class led by four celebrated and acclaimed yoga instructors: Stacy McCarthy, Michael Fukumura, Claire Petretti Marti and Amy Caldwell. Yoga for Hope event sponsors: San Diego Padres, LUNA, prAna, Big Sky Yoga Retreats, fitn, Beaming, Northrop Grumman, Epic PhotoJournalism, Mission Federal Credit Union and Yelp.

The proceeds from the event benefit research, treatment and education programs at City of Hope, aiding the center’s efforts to expand awareness of the importance of the mind-body-spirit connection when battling cancer, diabetes or HIV/AIDS.

The Yoga Marketplace will begin at 7 a.m. and continue until 12 p.m. The Master Yoga Class will kick off at 8:30 a.m. Advance registration fee is $45. Student and Yoga Instructor price is $35. For more information visit www.yogaforhope.org/sd.