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Sat, September 12, 2015 11:02am
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YGB is thrilled to have these very passionate Ambassadors in the UK and Singapore who are already taking part in the annual global campaign, "Thank You Mother India" with their fundraising plans. YGB's Ambassadors are the key for our programs to raise awareness and funds across the globe to mobilize the world yoga community. Thank you for your continued support to fund nearly 700 mothers and... read more
Fri, September 4, 2015 4:48pm
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 This year’s program includes the presentation of the inaugural YGB Namaste Award.  Lakshman Rao Jadev, an art college student in Karnataka, South India, spent the last two months creating this beautiful piece from the initial design work of the Namaste award, which means "Divinity in me salutes Divinity in you", through to its final perfecting touches, to the completed cast object.... read more
Tue, August 25, 2015 3:26pm
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Yoga Gives Back proudly announces that Mallika Chopra, author of “Living with Intent,” will receive the first-ever Yoga Gives Back Namaste Award at the foundation’s fourth-annual Thank You Mother India fundraiser on Sept. 26, in Malibu.The Thank You Mother India fundraiser is an evening when 200 members of the Southern California yoga community come together for an altruistic cause and express... read more
Mon, August 3, 2015 11:12am
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 Yoga Gives Back 'Thank You Mother India' Malibu FundraiserSaturday, September 26th,  2015 | 6-9pmAt Dr Marwah's magnificent estate: 29057 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265 (Valet Parking)Regular Ticket: $180.00New Membership Appreciation Rate: $125.00*All attendees will receive a generous gift bag *YGB Membership is an easy monthly recurring donation from $15 per month.... read more
Dedicated Ashtanga teachers Pranidhi Varshney in Los Angeles and Stan Woodman in Connecticut  join YGB's global team!!
Mon, July 20, 2015 12:09pm
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Pranidhi Varshney Los Angeles, CA Yoga Shala West    Pranidhi Varshney is a devoted ashtanga yoga practitioner and teacher, and the founder of Yoga Shala West, a community-supported ashtanga yoga studio in West Los Angeles. Her main teacher and mentor is Manju Jois, whom she met early on in her yoga journey. She also extends gratitude to Sharath Jois, Nancy Gilgoff, and Jorgen... read more
Thu, June 18, 2015 12:46pm
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"Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well being." ~ Narendra Modi, India’s Prime Minister, International Day of Yoga   7:00am - 8:30am  Ashtanga Yoga Dubai will hold an Open Door led class to those who would like to observe and learn more about Ashtanga Yoga. All money... read more
Tue, June 16, 2015 6:26pm
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Workshop on the Practice of Pranayama & Meditation for Beginners in support of YGB  Saturday, June 20 at 11:00am - 1:00pm in UTC+09Thank you for hosting Swati Pandey and Surya Yoga for your support to make this fundraiser happen in Malaysia!!! Surya Yoga YGB Ambassador Swati Pandey Kualalumpur, MalaysiaSwati Pandey is a keen student of yoga and passionate about sharing yoga... read more
Sun, May 31, 2015 2:32pm
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Yoga Gives Back is Pleased to Share the Following SHE Progress Report  "SHE" is providing 5 year scholarship for 64 destitute high school students in Karnataka and West Bengal. Below is from a report by NISHTHA who administers the SHE program in West Bengal. SHE scholarship program is funding 31 high school girls in the most vulnerable parts of the District of West Bengal with a five-year... read more
Tue, May 19, 2015 12:17pm
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Jules TanSingapore"Having been accidentally led into beading, I am able to put the focus of intention I've learned in yoga to good use and started OHMywaves as an experimental business venture. Stumbled onto Yoga Gives Back, I'm truly humbled by its scope of support to the women and girls in India. Being regularly immersed in charity work all my adult life, I found that nothing else resonated as... read more
Thu, May 14, 2015 12:02pm
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Evi WesselingGronsveld, The Netherlands "My name is Evi. I'm 15 years old and live in Gronsveld. I got in touch with yoga through my cousin Marieke. I wanted to try it and really enjoyed it. It helps me clear my mind after a busy day at school, makes me aware of what's important in life and your posture. I'm a YGB member because I enjoy helping others who are in the need for help and I like... read more