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Mon, August 21, 2017 6:48pm
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“Thank You Mother India” 10th Anniversary Gala
       Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at 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, donors... read more
Thu, June 29, 2017 11:51am
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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
Sat, June 24, 2017 6:05pm
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Kerill Ezzy, Macau

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Kerill is a dedicated yoga practitioner whose fundamental motivation in teaching is to work with the integrity of the body as a means of accessing the alignment of the breath and spirit. She has a true love of the yogic tradition, modern sciences and the nitty gritty of life. Bringing these together with a touch of humour, she challenges students to step... read more
Fri, June 23, 2017 10:29am
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Gwen Tan Wynne, Asia

As a lifetime student of Yoga and a mother of three boys, Gwen finds balance, compassion, peace and resilience in her practice on the mat and endeavor to bring these teachings into her daily life. Gwen is committed in sharing the multitude offerings of yoga practice and is in constant awe of the all the benefits it brings - physical, mental, emotional and psychological... read more
Fri, May 12, 2017 6:47pm
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Happy Mother's Day from our YGB Mothers in India!  "Poor people are as capable human beings as anybody else…You need a dollar to catch a dollar. Conventional banks never come to the poor people. So we did it…"Nobel Peace Price Recipient Dr Muhammud Yunus in the YGB interview "The Power of Micro Financing" Ten years ago, Dr Yunus' micro financing revolution inspired us and YOGA GIVES... read more
Wed, May 10, 2017 11:55am
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Tarik Thami, Tokyo, Japan  Mysore Tokyo Tarik began exploring different forms of yoga in the early 1990’s. In 1994 he was introduced to the Ashtanga yoga system. Tarik has practiced Ashtanga yoga for 18 years and over the last 13 years he has studied with his primary teachers Sri K.P. Jois and his grandson Sharath Ranganswamy. He visits Mysore, Indian annually to continue his studies... read more
Fri, May 5, 2017 11:11am
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 Tim Feldmann Miami Life CenterFlorida, USA  Tim Feldmann is the director of Miami Life Center, the yoga shala he founded with his wife Kino MacGregor and runs with Matt Tashjian. He was set on the yoga path by his first teacher Lino Miele and is Authorized to teach directly by the founder of the Ashtanga Yoga Method, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and his grandson, R. Sharath Jois. A... read more
Mon, May 1, 2017 9:58am
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Bea Whitton, Wyoming, USA  Bea Whitton is a Jackson Hole, Wyoming based Yoga teacher. Her passion for fitness, wellness and a holistic lifestyle began while living in New York City. During this time she received her 200 hr yoga teacher training at Yoga Vida Studio. Bea also received an additional 100 hours of yoga training, studying under Yogrishi Vishvketu in Rishikesh, India. Bea left... read more
Wed, April 19, 2017 2:34pm
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Jessica Walden, Encinitas, California  Jessica is a long time Ashtanga yoga practitioner, teacher, and mother. She's spent a lot of time in India and was granted a Teaching Authorization Certificate (Level 2) from the KPJAYI in Mysore. Jessica has also worked in organic food production for over 20 years. 4 years ago, Jessica suffered a major spinal injury and was diagnosed with a severe... read more
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Fri, March 31, 2017 3:32pm
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"ONE MILLION YOGIS CAMPAIGN" Launched!   Yoga is our sustaining gift from Mother India.To mark YGB’s Tenth Anniversary, we want to inspire ONE MILLION YOGIS to show our gratitude together.   Join our ONE MILLION YOGIS CAMPAIGN and make a difference in the lives of mothers and children in India with micro loans and education funds.Please become a YGB's sustaining member by... read more

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