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Fri, September 2, 2016 5:50am
posted by YGB in News & Events
For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life. Host one class to fundraise any amount! 75% of the population in India, birthplace of yoga, still suffers from acute poverty, living under $2 a day. This is too lopsided to be indifferent about. “Yoga” means “to unite,” and we want to connect to the people in today’s India. This is why we invite the global yoga community to raise... read more
Thu, August 25, 2016 10:53am
posted by YGB in News & Events
 What is Yoga Gives Back all about? A couple of weeks ago we interviewed Kayoko Mitsumatsu, the founder of Yoga Gives Back, about the power of the work she does and why she created the organization. This week, we interviewed Maneesh Kalra about his work with Yoga Gives Back and what it’s like to volunteer your time for this organization.Q. What inspired you... read more
Tue, August 23, 2016 10:39am
posted by YGB in Success Stories
Girls are essential agents of change in breaking the poverty and discrimination cycle. YGB is truly grateful to have the support of our first corporate sponsor Pure International, headquartered in Hong Kong, through its Corporate Responsibility Program (CSR) initiative, commit to fund higher education for ten underprivileged girls in the backward villages of Parganas of West Bengal with a five-... read more
Tue, August 16, 2016 2:08pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
 Come ride with us for a good cause at the brand new SoulCycle Calabasas!  Your ride will transform many lives in India through Yoga Gives Back's micro loan and education funds, which is supporting nearly 900 mothers and children this year. Fun ride with a top instructor, refreshments, raffle and goodies by our sponsors after the ride!!  Space is limited, please pre-... read more
Mon, August 15, 2016 9:33am
posted by YGB in Success Stories
This year, YGB’s five-year program SHE (Scholarship for Higher Education) is funding 100 under privileged teen girls for them to continue their higher education in West Bengal. These students are not only diligent about their studies but also have become passionate advocates to change their abusive tradition against young girls. YGB partner, local non-governmental organization NISHTHA, ... read more
Mon, August 8, 2016 2:26pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
Yoga Gives Back is truly grateful for long time supporter, YogaGlo,​ who started hosting YGB fundraising classes in 2009!!Yoga Gives Back: Change a Life for the Cost of One Yoga Class What is Yoga Gives Back all about? YogaGlo asked founder Kayoko Mitsumatsuhow it all started and why this work is so meaningful to herWhat is Yoga Gives Back all about? We asked its founder Kayoko ... read more
Sun, August 7, 2016 5:18pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
We are delighted and honored that Chad Hamrin will teach a very special class, hosted by YogaGlo for support of more mothers and children in India. Join us and experience Chad's insight into YOGA!! Space is limited, please pre-register your spot now!  For the cost of one class, you can change a life. Chad Harmin's Special Fundraiser Class for Yoga Gives BackSaturday, August... read more
Tue, July 12, 2016 11:44am
posted by YGB in News & Events
Sarah Finger Co-Founder Ishta Yoga  Sarah Platt-Finger is the co-founder of ISHTA Yoga with her husband, Yogiraj Alan Finger, ranked one of the top 7 yoga studios in Manhattan by Citysearch. She is a celebrity renowned yoga teacher who also leads trainings and workshops internationally. Her signature class, “Sweat and Samadhi” has been featured in Well and Good, Yoga U Online and... read more
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

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