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Fri, May 5, 2017 11:49am
posted by YGB
 Gopi's father was a chronic alcoholic and died from liver damage.  The family lived in a village 30 KM away from Chamarajanagara town.  His mother is physically handicapped and unable to walk. With no other family to fall back on and surviving on very little earnings Gopi and his younger sister joined the Deenabandhu home in 2006.  Gopi is now in 2nd Pre-University (12th... read more
Fri, May 5, 2017 11:11am
posted by YGB in News & Events
 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
posted by YGB in News & Events
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
Thu, April 20, 2017 9:20am
posted by YGB
Caroline AylwardBoston, MA  Caroline is a yogi, dancer and filmmaker who started doing yoga in college. After struggles with anxiety, yoga and meditation became an integral part of her health and life. As a lover of living mindfully, she has recently quit her full time job and embarked on a journey as a yoga teacher and freelance filmmaker. Eager to give back to Mother India and spread the... read more
Wed, April 19, 2017 2:34pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
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
Mon, April 17, 2017 1:37pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
Girls are essential agents of change in breaking the poverty and discrimination cycle. YGB is truly grateful to have the support of our first corporate sponsor Pure International, headquartered in Hong Kong, through its Corporate Responsibility Program (CSR) initiative, commit to fund higher education for ten underprivileged girls in the backward villages of Parganas of West Bengal with a five-... read more
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Fri, March 31, 2017 3:32pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
"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
Tue, March 21, 2017 3:24pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Join us at Ashtanga Yoga Confluence March 30-April 2, 2017 at the Kona Kai Resort and  Spa, in San Diego, CA      YGB is honored to be the only charity beneficiary of this esteemed confluence since the first year. YGB will have a booth and short presentation. Join us, do not miss this very special opportunity to dive deeper in learning YOGA.Space is limited... read more
Fri, March 17, 2017 3:58pm
posted by YGB
  Christine Wiese, Asheville, North Carolina, USA   http://www.ashtangayogaasheville.com "Yoga Gives Back is a wonderful organization! The support of women and children in India through micro-loans and educational opportunities lifts everyone up. The positive impacts are far-reaching. I feel very fortunate to be able to give back through their programs. " Christine... read more
Wed, March 15, 2017 5:15pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
 Pre-registration is recommended.  Join Lauren Peterson who will guide you on how to incorporate The Yoga Sutras into our daily lives and practices."There are a lot of requests out there, for our support. I have, and do, support organizations that help animals, the environment, human rights. We can get overwhelmed, and want to zip our pockets. I decided to help YGB, because it started... read more