YGB Blog

Sat, September 12, 2015 11:02am
posted by YGB in News & Events
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
posted by YGB in News & Events
 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
posted by YGB in News & Events
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
Sat, August 8, 2015 12:02pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
Yoga Gives Back 'Thank You Mother India' Global FundraiserSeptember 1st, 2015 - January 31st, 2016Let's unite again to express our gratitude to Mother India for the gift of YOGA.Host just one donation class or any event to raise awareness and funds or pledge your donation and become a sponsor here.   "Thank You Mother India 2015 PR Video" with photos from many events worldwide in 2014,... read more
Mon, August 3, 2015 11:12am
posted by YGB in News & Events
 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
posted by YGB in News & Events
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
Mon, June 29, 2015 10:03am
posted by YGB in Success Stories
YGB's Sister Aid project is now funding 208 mothers with micro loans and their daughters with education funds in West Bengal. YGB partner NGO NISHTA has reported that their income has increased 44.5% on average from the first year to second year since receiving microloans.   This is Mina Mondal's Story Mina Mondal lives in a small house in Shivsuti Village along with her husband,... read more
Thu, June 18, 2015 12:46pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
"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
posted by YGB in News & Events
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
Mon, June 15, 2015 3:47pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
Devika lives with her parents and three younger sisters. They don’t have their own land, so her father Batul share crops for their food supply. During the off season, he works as a helper in a tailoring shop. He is the sole bread earner of the family. Devik's father was always worried about marriages for his daughters. Somehow Devika managed to complete her education till Class X. Her parents... read more