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THE POWER OF EDUCATION AND SPIRITUALITY!

THE POWER OF EDUCATION AND SPIRITUALITY!

DEEPLY MOVING FIRST WEEK OF SEVA TRIP Global Ambassadors, Anouk Prop (The Netherlands), Harmony Slater (Canada), Kay Epple (USA), Lauren Peterson (USA) and supporter Kendy Viazie (USA) have joined Kayoko…
Entering Our 17th Year of Giving Back!

Entering Our 17th Year of Giving Back!

  Building A Global Family with Gratitude!  “Anupriya’s Story: SHE Scholarship Student” (1 minute) Produced by Durga, SHE Scholarship Graduate  Together, we empower more than 2500 lives this year!   …
What is Radical Generosity?

What is Radical Generosity?

GivingTuesday is a Movement that Unleashes the Power of Radical Generosity Around the World. YGB joins in the global campaign GivingTuesday that reimagines a world built upon shared humanity and…
CREATING A NEW ERA FOR GIRLS!

CREATING A NEW ERA FOR GIRLS!

As YGB supporter, you are a critical part of this global movement. The International Day of the Girl Child addresses the challenges that girls face, promotes their empowerment, and highlights the…
Inspiring News for the New Year!

Inspiring News for the New Year!

THIS IS NOT A DREAM ANY MORE!   After ten years of SHE (Scholarship for Higher Education), we just received the full summary reports from NGO partners in India. Over 200…
Your Support Seeds Inspiring Dreams

Your Support Seeds Inspiring Dreams

“It seems more important than ever to connect and support one another in bringing a corner of equanimity to an often imbalanced world.” Mary Taylor & Richard Freeman at YGB’s…
Can You Believe This?

Can You Believe This?

Can you believe this reality?  Rising crimes against Indian women in five charts BBC reported, ” A majority of the cases in 2021 were of kidnappings and abduction, rapes, domestic violence,…
See How You Make a Child Smile!

See How You Make a Child Smile!

THANK YOU! You make Deepika and her brother Gopal smile in spite of some incredibly difficult circumstances they had to face during the last few years. Deepika’s father passed away…
A Leader in the Making

A Leader in the Making

Soyeli comes from a very poor family  in West Bengal with many siblings whose father never had formal education and could not even provide sufficient meals for the family. However,…
Be A Part of Something BIG!

Be A Part of Something BIG!

    DETAILS & SCHEDULE Practice YOGA that uplifts many lives!  60 global leaders from kirtan, yoga, and spiritual communities are generously offering amazing sessions including: asana classes (Ashtanga, beginners,…
YOU Can Be The Light!

YOU Can Be The Light!

  You can make a struggling mother’s dream come true!  We met Chaya in 2010 in a poor, rural village in West Bengal. She was one of the 55 women who…
Celebrating International Women’s Day!

Celebrating International Women’s Day!

    Launching THE PAD PROJECT at NISHTHA!We’re excited to announce our partnership with The Pad Project to start a truly revolutionary program this month at our NGO Partner NISHTHA, West Bengal. This project will…
Celebrate Women-In-Yoga!

Celebrate Women-In-Yoga!

Imagine a world with equality between genders.A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.A world where difference is valued and celebrated.Together we can…
Can you become a real champion?

Can you become a real champion?

Behind every child’s smile in this photo is a story of unimaginable hardship. But they are all glowing with love and hope thanks to your support.  Please read the story of…
Celebrating 15 Years with YOU!

Celebrating 15 Years with YOU!

Happy New Year! Thanks to your support, Yoga Gives Back enters its 15th year with confidence that together we can truly make a difference.  The most precious discovery in this journey has…
Gift Gratitude & Inspiration

Gift Gratitude & Inspiration

  During this Holiday Season, you can gift YGB’s Gratitude Circle,  exclusive membership for your loved ones or yourself with a donation as little as $10 a month or $108 one time…
Your Gratitude Transforms Lives!

Your Gratitude Transforms Lives!

Thank you! What an amazing year of giving, inspiration and growth despite the pandemic.Your generosity added 1000 lives this year to a total of 2400 women and children with YGB programs of…
What is Happiness?

What is Happiness?

Making money is happiness. Making other people happy is a SUPER HAPPINESS. Dr Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate was honored with YGB’s Namaste Award 2021 at the Global Gala Thank…
Had a Dream Last Night…

Had a Dream Last Night…

“Even in the world of business, where you might assume that Capitalist Man reigns supreme, the virtues of selflessness and trust play a vital role…”  Dr. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace…
Can We Take YOGA Beyond Our Mats?

Can We Take YOGA Beyond Our Mats?

“When a destitute mother starts earning an income, her dreams of success invariably center around her children. A woman’s second priority is the household. She wants to buy utensils, build…
INSPIRATION for DAILY ACTION!

INSPIRATION for DAILY ACTION!

“Our mission on this planet is to make it a better place for everybody—not to tolerate the existence of a dependent underclass without the freedom and independence that make life…
Don’t Let Covid-19 Divide US

Don’t Let Covid-19 Divide US

“Thank you. You were there when I needed help…”   Vinutha, Deenabandhu Home Graduate with a short video message for you from India “COVID-19 rolls back progress on female education…
WE CAME TOGETHER AND DID IT!

WE CAME TOGETHER AND DID IT!

WE DID IT! Thank you everyone. Together, we have raised nearly $120,000 as of today with our three global campaigns since May: “Covid-19 Relief Campaign” ($20,000), “International Yoga Day” ($45,000) and “A Global Gathering for…

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The Yoga of Giving Back

The Yoga of Giving Back

      Sixteen years ago, I founded Yoga Gives Back (YGB). When anyone asks me, “What inspired you to found Yoga Gives Back,” I usually reply: “Hope for the future.”  I founded…
CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY

CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY

June 21 was proclaimed to be International Yoga Day on December 11, 2014 when the United Nations officially designated it as such. “Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual…