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Mon, August 26, 2013 9:33pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
How I Grew a Grassroots Non-Profit From Los Angeles to the World by Kayoko Mitsumatsu 

Yoga Gives Back - Best Practice Management Magazine - August 2013
Mon, August 26, 2013 4:03pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Maya Yoga in Kansas City is hosting the FIRST global "Thank You Mother India" event on Saturday, September 15th!  This is a great start to this year's TYMI global campaign.  Join us now: www.yogagivesback.org/tymiFor the current list of "Thank You Mother India" events, go to the TYMI Events page.Kathleen and Wade are the owners of Maya Yoga in Kansas City, MO:... read more
Tue, August 20, 2013 11:47am
posted by YGB in News & Events
at theResidence of Dr. Amarjit Marwah29057 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu(ample parking at the gate)Let's come together under the FULL MOON,dress up and have fun for a great cause!Indian themed evening with Odissi dancers, live auction, Indian appetizers & dinner,wine, amazing raffle, YGB video presentation and special guests!!100 per person / $125 at the door (includes a generous Gift Bag... read more
Thu, August 15, 2013 12:51pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
"Thank You Mother India" is our most exciting and important annual campaign, which had 100 events in 12 countries in 2012, raising over $45,000! This success helped YGB to double our fund recipients to 240 mothers and children in India!! Your participation makes a huge difference in this campaign!! Join this incredible global yoga community!!!  Started as a very successful local... read more
Mon, August 12, 2013 1:14pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
Rachel WilliamsThe GuardianMeena (not her real name) didn't tell her parents when the older boys started harassing her on the hour-long walk to school from her home in Madanpur Khadar, south Delhi – grabbing her hand and shouting "kiss me" – because she knew she would get the blame, as if she had somehow encouraged them. She was right: when her family found out, they... read more
Fri, August 9, 2013 1:48pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
Reporting on the activity of Shakthidhama  GS Jayadev, Director of Deenabandhu Trust Home, YGB Partner in Karnataka State, South India.  Jayadev is also on Board on Shakthidhama women's rehabilitation home and shelter. On 1st of August 2013 the Inspector general of Police along with the commissioner of police and superintended and deputy commissioner of  police visited... read more
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

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