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Tue, October 17, 2017 2:17pm
posted by ygb in News & Events
Pritha Ogden

Pritha Ogden is a Senior Analyst in the Distribution & Strategy group at arthouse film studio Focus Features. Prior to her current role, she spent 3 years in the Private Wealth Management division at Goldman Sachs. Currently a Thousand Oaks resident, Pritha is a proud Jersey girl who originally hails from the colorful and bumbling city of Calcutta, West Bengal. In her spare... read more
Fri, October 13, 2017 1:46pm
posted by ygb in News & Events
Let's unite again to express our gratitude to Mother India for the gift of YOGA.

During this global campaign season, we invite all students, teachers, and studios from every discipline of yoga, from every city and country, to join us in supporting more women and children in India.

There are two ways to get involved:

Host just one donation class or any event to raise awareness and... read more
Wed, October 11, 2017 11:16am
posted by ygb in News & Events
In 2007, Yoga Gives Back was born from one yoga class in Los Angeles. Today, it reaches to nearly 20 countries, supporting more than 1000 mothers and children. Watch how the global yoga communities have come together for this one mission to give back to Mother India for the gift we have received.

Edited by Beth Gallagher and Carolyn Aylward
Music: "For What It's Worth... read more
Mon, September 18, 2017 12:23pm
posted by ygb in News & Events
YGB Ambasador Anri Shiga's Yoga Charity Class September 28th!

Hosted by Benessence holistic natural therapy & Yoga Shanti Hong Kong

Yoga Stick ~ Shoulder Therapy ~ make a difference, change the world!

"Yoga Gives Back," is an American Non-profit organization with he idea that someone can change the future for the cost of a yoga class! I've had a lot of experience in... read more
Sun, September 17, 2017 9:17am
posted by ygb in News & Events
Mary Kirkendoll, Kansas
Eudora Yoga Center

Mary Kirkendoll is the owner of the Eudora Yoga Center in Eudora, Kansas. Born and raised in California, Mary earned three degrees in classical flute performance from music schools in New York and Kansas and has taught and performed classical contemporary music around the world. It was in 2009 that she was introduced to Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga,... read more
Thu, September 14, 2017 12:00am
posted by ygb in News & Events
Michael Budd , Los Angeles,  My Workout Budd

Mikey Budd is a Jersey boy, and proud of it. He's always had an active lifestyle as a soccer player, runner and of course, break dancer! But, it wasn't until he found the beauty and benefit in yoga, that he finally felt centered. After traveling to India for 5 weeks, Mikey became a certified yoga instructor and wanted to share his knowledge... read more
Sat, September 9, 2017 3:53pm
posted by ygb in News & Events
Birgitte Kristen, Los Angeles, soulcenteredyoga.com

Brigitte grew up in Denmark and moved to Los Angeles at 19 where she started studying psychology, massage therapy, meditation & yoga. Yoga became her passion and started teaching full time since 1993.
She studied with many great teachers, who at different times in her life taught me about myself and helped me grow.
These are the... read more
Tue, August 29, 2017 4:44pm
posted by ygb in News & Events
This is seven year old Shekar who attends Deenabandhu Primary School. He is intelligence and articulate. Shekar has a sweet nature and has adjusted to the other children at the home. He  makes good eye to eye contact and feels confident in his interactions with others. He enjoys telling stories and is a fearless dancer!

Shekar comes from a poor broken family from a village... read more
Mon, August 21, 2017 6:48pm
posted by ygb in News & Events
“Thank You Mother India” 10th Anniversary Fundraiser Gala
       YogaGlo, Sunday, September 24th, 5:00pm


Yoga Gives Back's “Thank You Mother India” Fundraiser is the flagship event of our global campaign. It is a special evening for the Los Angeles yoga community and beyond to celebrate the year's accomplishments and recognize the impact of our volunteers,... read more
Thu, June 29, 2017 11:51am
posted by YGB in News & Events
In 2010, YGB developed "Sister Aid" to directly provide impoverished mothers with micro-loans and young daughters and orphans with education funds.

Since then "Sister Aid"  has been able to double the number of fund recipients every year, now reaching nearly 900 mothers and children in Karnataka and West Bengal.

This is the Nishtha Shakti group in West Bengal who have... read more