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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
Sun, May 31, 2015 2:32pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Yoga Gives Back is Pleased to Share the Following SHE Progress Report  "SHE" is providing 5 year scholarship for 64 destitute high school students in Karnataka and West Bengal. Below is from a report by NISHTHA who administers the SHE program in West Bengal. SHE scholarship program is funding 31 high school girls in the most vulnerable parts of the District of West Bengal with a five-year... read more
Tue, May 19, 2015 12:17pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Jules TanSingapore"Having been accidentally led into beading, I am able to put the focus of intention I've learned in yoga to good use and started OHMywaves as an experimental business venture. Stumbled onto Yoga Gives Back, I'm truly humbled by its scope of support to the women and girls in India. Being regularly immersed in charity work all my adult life, I found that nothing else resonated as... read more
Thu, May 14, 2015 12:02pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Evi WesselingGronsveld, The Netherlands "My name is Evi. I'm 15 years old and live in Gronsveld. I got in touch with yoga through my cousin Marieke. I wanted to try it and really enjoyed it. It helps me clear my mind after a busy day at school, makes me aware of what's important in life and your posture. I'm a YGB member because I enjoy helping others who are in the need for help and I like... read more
Wed, May 13, 2015 6:11pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Kino MacGregor's Special YGB Workshop in LA!! Wednesday, July 1 at 6:00pm - 8:30pm   Join Kino at this special Los Angeles event to help more mothers and children in India. This class will be followed by short YGB FILM presentation, refreshments, raffle, Kino's book signing, and more!!! Mingle with like minded yogis and share a wonderful evening together expressing compassion to empower... read more
Sat, May 9, 2015 1:10pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Marieke VliegenMaastricht, the Netherlands"Yoga helps me to tap into my inner strengths and explore and learn from my shadow site but most of all, accept both of them. Being a YGB member gives me the opportunity to share all the goodness we have with the Indian women and children who deserve more love and light in their lives but also the very important basics as a safe environment and education... read more
Fri, April 24, 2015 2:08pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Dr. Siva Mohan, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Svastha Health Ayurvedic Wellness Long Beach, CA  Siva began her path to healing in neuroscience, and this sparked her interest in the mind-body connection. In Medical School (Cornell University Weill Medical College) and during her Public Health Masters (UC Berkeley), she focused her studies on an extension of the mind-body relationship:... read more

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