YGB Blog

Wed, December 14, 2016 11:13am
posted by YGB in News & Events
Host a Yoga Class or Event. Your event is the key to YGB's campaign which is now funding nearly 900 mothers and children in India. Host just ONE yoga class or any fundraiser event (e.g. 108 Sun Salutations, Yogathon, teacher training graduation party, birthday party, studio anniversary celebration, etc.)!! Every year, yoga communities from fifteen countries take part to support YGB around the... read more
Wed, December 7, 2016 9:37am
posted by YGB in News & Events
Heeki Park Japan Heeki Park Heeki is a Korean born in Japan and educated in both Korea and the U.S. It was natural for her to step into the world of yoga with her multicultural back ground as her next stage of journey in 1998 while she was studying at UCLA. Her interest in yoga has brought her to explore its path in India and to study many types of yoga & spiritual practices including... read more
Fri, December 2, 2016 6:04pm
posted by YGB
With your support, YGB continues to fund 21 children for their education and living expenses in the loving home at Deenabandhu Children's Home Karnataka, India. $500 a year can support these children fully. Join us to make a real difference in these children's lives and donate now!  This is Sohni who became a resident at Deenabandhu Children's Home Karnataka, Indiaat the age of 6, after... read more
Tue, November 29, 2016 4:08pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Mina Lee hosted her first YGB Fundraiser Workshop “Playful Salutations” at the Hot House Studio in Abu Dhabi and donated 100% for YGB. Thank you! Look at all those wonderful, happy faces!The yoga community in the Middle East is growing and the connections within yoga community are getting stronger. Mina will be opening her studio, Yoga One, next January. We are so happy to have Mina as part of... read more
Sun, October 16, 2016 12:36am
posted by YGB
 Anouk  joined YGB five years ago and started volunteering at the Deenbandhu Trust Home in Karnataka as a yoga teacher and psychotherapist. In 2015, Anouk launched "Expedition Kili" campaign and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with her father and friends, raising 10,000 Euros to create a social business in Chamarajanagar, Karnataka. Her tremendous efforts provided local destitute women... read more
Sun, October 2, 2016 12:00am
posted by YGB in News & Events
YGB is pleased to share a truly inspiring example of how YOGA businesses can support and make a true difference with YGB’s programs.   Kelly Kolterman is Founder & CEO of Jala Clothing.  Kelly is a yoga teacher, an entrepreneur, and a mother of two and started supporting YGB with Jala’s stylish design of Namaste tanks and T shirts, which have become very popular worldwide.... read more
Thu, September 22, 2016 12:04pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Aparna Sherman's 4th Annual Yoga Gives Back fundraiser September 30th, 6-8pm.  Of the many hundred organizations I could have been an Ambassador for, why did I choose YGB?"YGB touched my heart so deeply in that the founder is a humble person dedicated to service. Th money is given out as loans, not handouts. Loans are empowering to these women as they build their small businesses. This... read more
Wed, September 21, 2016 11:10am
posted by YGB in News & Events
YGB Thank You Mother India Fundraising Event Tea and Yoga Society  Wednesday, September 21, 2016  with Jennifer Durand founder and owner of The Tea & Yoga Society and the creator of The Yoga Garden Game and the Yoga Garden Music, Dance & Yoga program.  She continues to study and teach at The Healing Yoga Foundation with her teachers, Kate Holcombe and Chase... read more
Mon, September 12, 2016 1:07pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
Here is an inspiring story of a couple in the US, who decided to donate to YGB’s program from their wedding celebration and are now seeing the real impact of their generosity. They wish to remain anonymous.My husband and and I were fortunate enough to celebrate our union in grand fashion. Amidst the parties, the dances, and the food, we also wanted to include some kind of pay-it-forward... read more
Fri, September 2, 2016 5:50am
posted by YGB in News & Events
For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life. Host one class to fundraise any amount! 75% of the population in India, birthplace of yoga, still suffers from acute poverty, living under $2 a day. This is too lopsided to be indifferent about. “Yoga” means “to unite,” and we want to connect to the people in today’s India. This is why we invite the global yoga community to raise... read more