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Thu, September 14, 2017 12:00am
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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
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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
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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
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“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
Sat, June 24, 2017 6:05pm
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Kerill Ezzy, Macau


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