YGB Blog

Thu, June 30, 2016 2:05pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
  Kristin Diversi Yoga is about lifting each other up and giving back by sharing the tools and wisdoms of the practice. Be inspired by these teachers and organizations making a difference through acts of service in business, community, and education.Yoga is about so much more than nailing the perfect handstand or finding the latest trends. It’s about recognizing ourselves in each... read more
Tue, June 21, 2016 1:08pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
More than 200 yogis are expected at the posh Malibu fundraiser.by Chris GardnerGlenn Hunt/Getty ImagesThere's an award ceremony for pretty much every walk of life in Los Angeles — even yogis.Filmmaker David Lynch will receive the Namaste Award at Yoga Gives Back's 5th annual gala fundraiser, titled "Thank You Mother India," scheduled for Sept. 25 in Malibu. According to the organization, the... read more
Sat, June 11, 2016 12:23pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Sarah Yap  California State University Northridge "After practicing yoga for a year, I realized yoga’s love never fails, it never gives up, it never runs out. Yet, it has made me realize how much I love myself. Being a member of Yoga Gives Back will give me an opportunity to spread the positive thoughts and healthy lifestyle that I have achieved across the world. Luckily, while I’ll be... read more
Sat, June 11, 2016 11:32am
posted by YGB in News & Events
 Daphne Tse  Bali Daphne Tse  Daphne is a spirited, soulful artist and teacher originally from Texas. Since her initial yoga class over 20 years ago, she has explored merging her spiritual practice with her contemporary folk singer/songwriter style. She studied music at The University of Texas at Austin, Berklee College of Music, The Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago,... read more
Mon, May 23, 2016 6:19pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Elizabeth Sitzler Philadelphia, PA Ashtanga Yoga School of Philadelphia Elizabeth loves to Move. She has played a variety of sports and studied martial arts. While studying history and political science, applying to law school, and competing as a Division 1 tennis player, her father persuaded her to try yoga; thinking it might help her manage stress. The dynamism of the practice instantly... read more
Wed, May 18, 2016 12:42pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
4th & Heart (formerly Tava Life)  who produces high quality Ghee, 100% grass-fed pure spreadable butter, became YGB partner last year and donated $2,000 for SHE Program (Scholarship for Higher Education). This year, they are going to double their donation to support more destitute teen students to reach to their dreams.YGB funds 100 high school girls in rural villages of West Bengal and... read more
Mon, May 16, 2016 10:37am
posted by YGB in News & Events
Amanda JacksonTraverse City, MichiganAmanda is a dedicated student and teacher of Yoga in Traverse City, Michigan. She studied Ashtanga Vinyasa and Yoga Therapy at Abhijna School of Yoga in Varkala, Kerala, India. In 2012, she spent the year as an ESL and Yoga instructor in Seoul, South Korea. Through taking her practice abroad, she was able to experience Yoga as a universal language, bringing... read more
Wed, May 11, 2016 12:53pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Good Life Yoga Maastricht supporting Indian teens by raising funds for YGB Scholarships for Higher Education! This International Yoga Day, June 21st, a mega yoga event in the Netherlands, organized by Good Life Yoga Maastricht will connect live to hundreds of underprivileged children practicing yoga in Mysore India, organized by YGB Ambassador Anouk Prop. This joint event will support Indian... read more
Sat, May 7, 2016 11:27am
posted by YGB in Success Stories
Help someone in need.    For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life.   Please help by becoming a YGB sustaining member with easy monthly payments. For just $15 a month, you can change the life of a mother in India.  Mina Mandal lives in a small mud house in West Bengal  with her beautiful daughter Laboni. Each rainy season, their house floods with... read more
Sat, April 30, 2016 6:20pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
On May 21st, Robyn, Sean, Desiree, Joanne and Gwen will lead this special event “108 Sun Salutation" to share and support Yoga Gives Back.  Gwen Tan Wynne was moved when she watched YGB FILM “My Mother’s Dream” on Facebook in March.    Gwen decided to take action and started planning this event among her busy life as a mother of three boys and yoga teacher. She has... read more