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Sun, June 30, 2013 12:05am
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Pictured Joan Scheibel and Ashleigh Sumner at YogaFit Studio. YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide hosted a grand opening celebration at their beautiful studios on S Robertson In Los Angeles with YGB as the beneficiary of their arts sales.  The Exhibit continues until August 5th!!Thank you to Beth Shaw and her amazing team, and artists Ashleigh Sumner Gallery and Joan Scheibel Studio for... read more
Wed, June 26, 2013 4:18pm
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Happy Micro-Loan Mother’s Day!by Eddie Stern, Ashtanga Yoga New YorkMy friend Kayoko Mitsumatsu has been working tirelessly since 2007 to mobilize the yoga community to help empower women in India to lead more sustainable lives and reduce poverty through providing micro-loans, through a non-profit called Yoga Gives Back.YGB’s direct funding program, “Sister Aid,” is... read more
Wed, June 26, 2013 12:16pm
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"The RaiseForWomen Challenge", was a fundraising Challenge to help female-focused charities gain recognition and resources sponsored by The Huffington Post, Skoll Foundation and Half the Sky Movement. YGB raised a total of $7,258 reaching its goal amount to have Arianna Huffington Tweet and Promote YGB’s event this year!  Thank you to all our wonderful Donors!
Mon, June 24, 2013 2:49pm
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Thanks to Alessandra and all the Sattva Studio teachers and to YGB Representative Rosa Tagliafierro for the wonderful photos from the donation class for YGB @SattvaStudio, Milan Italy. We are so grateful for your continued support.  See More Photos HereTheprimerose Photography - Yoga and Life 
Mon, June 24, 2013 1:56pm
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Jill Lawson  Writer, business owner, yoga teacher, dog lover, and nap takerYoga in America is growing exponentially and it's apparent that women have all but dominated the practice. According to recent statistics, 72 percent of the 15 million people who practice yoga in the United States are women. With millions of women practicing yoga, it is no surprise that billions of dollars are... read more
Mon, June 24, 2013 12:57pm
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Kino MacGregor International Yoga Teacher, Author In Los Angeles, many people work in the media industry and do yoga, but few connect their two passions in a way that brings positive social change to the world. Kayoko Mitsumatsu, founder of Yoga Gives Back, married her two interests in film and yoga with a powerful vision to empower the women of India through micro-loan and education... read more
Mon, June 17, 2013 2:00pm
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Thank you to the amazing team of teachers who participated in the special Charity Class for YGB: Lucy Lee, Margaret Chung, Pete Guinosso Yoga, Samantha Chan, Almen Wong, Gopal Palansamy, with YGB Ambassadors Adri Kyser and Chama Mamoru Aizawa!!! YGB was so honored to have this event with you all!!!!  Special Charity Class at Evolution - Asia Yoga Conference Hong Kong. YGB Girls... read more
Thu, June 13, 2013 5:00pm
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Yoga Gives Back had its first international screening of YGB Films' "Sister Aid Part 3 - NISHTHA" at the Evolution Asia Yoga Conference in Hong Kong. Over 80 people from throughout Asia attended to express their support for YGB. The screening was followed by a special charity class taught by 9 top yoga teachers from Hong Kong and the U.S. We couldn't have had a more... read more
Thu, June 6, 2013 3:45pm
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The Evolution Asia Yoga Conference is Asia's largest annual yoga and wellness conference bringing together the most renowned presenters from across the globe. Passionately dedicated to serving the growing interest and understanding of yoga and well-being in the Asia region, the conference unites an extensive mix of traditions and cultures from the east and west, attracting an... read more
Fri, May 31, 2013 8:57pm
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On Sunday, June 9th, a special charity class by nine popular teachers, including YGB Ambassador Samantha Chan, will be held at 12:45-2:00pm, along with a YGB video presentation by founder Kayoko Mitsumatsu. Samantha has invited eight yoga teacher friends to teach Pranayama, Vinyasa, Hatha, Power, Vinyasa, Ashtanga Yoga and Meditation. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to YGB.Samantha is a... read more

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