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Tue, August 6, 2013 1:17pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
YGB now sponsors 20 orphaned girls and boys by providing funds for their education and support. Deenabandhu is an orphanage in the rural district of Chamarajanagar, which is in the state of Karnataka in South India. It was founded in 1992, when a prominent zoology professor, G.S. Jayadev, opened a small home for 8 destitute and orphaned boys. Thanks to his vision, determination, and tireless... read more
Mon, August 5, 2013 12:58pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Maneesh Kalra, is our newst Ambassador based in Tokyo, Japan and deeply shares YGB's mission. Surrounded by melodic kirtans, devotional mantras, and the philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita and other ancient texts since early childhood, Maneesh found his passion for yoga rekindled as an adult. Blessed with the chance to study briefly with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois before his passing, and... read more
Fri, August 2, 2013 4:38pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
 We are very excited that Yoga Magazine has featured YGB Advisor and Ambassador, Kino MacGregor's Article on Yoga Gives Back in its July Issue!!  Kino (Kino Yoga) wrote the featured article  "MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN INDIA, ONE CLASS AT A TIME" inviting all the global yoga studios to join "Thank You Mother India" this September-December. An international... read more
Mon, July 29, 2013 11:50am
posted by YGB in News & Events
 Leslie HendryBoard Member Yoga Gives BackIf I were a kid today, there's a good chance I would be diagnosed with a focus related issue. I'm guessing, but I remember how hard it was to focus in school. Some of my strongest memories are looking out the window.I'd also say, because of the abundance of TV I watched during those long hot summers, my mind became accustomed to not... read more
Sat, July 27, 2013 2:07pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Yoga Gives Back would like to give special acknowledgement to two of our ambassadors,  Manon Simonis-Bruens and Ramona Rouhdoust of  Yoga Gives Back Netherlands-Belgium.Manon and Ramona are a great examples of YGB’s global grass roots efforts. Last fall, YGB Netherlands invited dozens of local yoga studios and all teachers of all disciplines to join our annual... read more
Fri, July 26, 2013 2:28pm
posted by YGB in News & Events, Success Stories
Your support enables so many people to positively transform the lives of children.  Join us! Meet Mara  She is five years old and one of the twenty children YGB is committed to fund for at least 5 years, at Deenabandhu Trust Home in Karnataka. She actually has parents but neither are capable of looking after her. Her father lost his leg in an accident and abandoned the family. Her... read more
Tue, July 23, 2013 2:33pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
YGB’s  Global Ambassadors are an essential part of YGB's global growth, along with YGB global team members. Without their volunteering work, YGB could not have been able to reach out to so many yoga communities in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan and more. It has been an amazing experience for YGB to be connected with so many great souls who share the... read more
Tue, July 23, 2013 12:49pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
  It is now said that there are more yoga teachers than actors in Hollywood, and that seems pretty spot-on: every corner we turn, there is a new studio, a new gym, a new store proudly displaying Manduka mats and Buddhas galore. As the pool of yoga teachers grows larger and larger, we wonder: if yoga is truly a way of life, if yoga is more about purpose than postures – how is this... read more
Thu, July 18, 2013 11:31am
posted by YGB
Malala Yousafzai and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrive at the U.N. headquarters in New York City on July 12, 2013... [In her speech] Malala urged. ““Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.” The audience, both inside the U.N. hall where she spoke and among the many who... read more
Sat, July 13, 2013 5:27pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
YGB's Film, Sister Aid Part 3 - NISHTHA,  is an official selection of the Awareness Film Festival !!!  Screening on Friday, July 26th, 8:45 p.m at the Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica! Come and see our short film on the BIG SCREEN.   A Conscious Cinema Celebration 4th Annual AWARENESS FILM FESTIVAL July 25-28, 2013 The Awareness Film Festival  is a... read more