E-Newsletter - March 2016
Yoga Gives Back
For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life.

Happy International Women's Day!

Your Donation's Impact

Joyeeta lost her mother, but she is determined to live her mother's dream with your support.

New YGB FILM "My Mother's Dream" (2 minutes)
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Join us today as we celebrate International Women's Day!! For just $15 a month, you can truly uplift many mothers' and daughters' lives in India, with micro loans and education funds. YGB's global community will fund nearly 900 mothers and children this year with micro loans and education funds. We can do more together!!

Sign up for an easy monthly automatic payment for YGB Membership and we will send you a special YGB Membership Certificate!!


Exciting News:

"Thank You Mother India 2015" made another record!!

Thank you for the most successful annual campaign, which raised over $76,000! Every year, this global campaign raises majority of YGB's funding for India. We can add more mothers and children to support this year, thanks to global yoga communities below.


Events reached to the sponsorship levels are listed as: *Platinum Sponsors ($2000+), *Gold Sponsors ($1000+), *Silver Sponsors ($500+). Thank you everyone for your support!

Australia: Mark Robberds with Insan Yoga (Queensland), Jackie Allen Yoga (Victoria), Central Coast School of Yoga (NSW)

Canada: Pranava Yoga (Alberta), Ashtanga Yoga Victoria (British Columbia), Hot N' Cool Yoga Club (British Columbia), Yogadown (Alberta), Ashtanga Yoga Calgary (Alberta)

China: Kirin Wong's Kiran Workshop (Nanjin)

Hong Kong: Pure Apparel Fundraiser Class

Israel: Ashtanga Yoga Tel Aviv

Japan: Chuck Miller & Chapati Productions Retreat (Koya San), Ananda and Chamas Special Workshop (Tokyo), Osaka Spirit Festival and Osaka Yoga Studio, Tomomi Araki's Class (Kanagawa)

England: Indaba Yoga (London), Lumi Power Yoga(London), The Life Center (London), Simona Shivanomich Class (London), My Kind of Yoga (Channel Islands)

Singapore: Updog Studio, Yoga Seed, Marysia Do Handstand Workshop

Thailand: YGB Thailand Launch Event (Koh Samui)

The Netherlands: Yogaplace Maastricht

USA: Kaia Yoga (Connecticut), Golden Bridge (Santa Monica), Ashtanga Yoga Center (Encinitas, CA), Ekam Yoga & Ashtanga Yoga Orange County (Newport Beach), Diane Magnette Fundraiser at Maha Yoga (Brentwood, CA), Now Om World (Corta Madeira, CA), Kino MacGregor at City Yoga Indy ( Indiana), Yoga Yoga (Capfornia), Yoga with Kaya (CA), Denise Waling at Full Circle (CA), Heidi Smith (CA), Zander & Will at Yoga Vida (NY), Spring Street Shala (TX), Downtown Yoga in Joplin (MO)


Expedition KILI & YGB Netherlands & Belgium helped DESI shop launch in Chamarajanagar, Karnataka.


YGB Ambassador Anouk Prop and Expedition KILI team conquered Mount Kilimanjaro in 2015 raising over 10 thousand Euros. This funding provided a loan for YGB partner NGO Deenabandhu Trust to open DESI (Developing Ecologically Sustainable Industry) shop in Chamarajanagar in Karnataka to provide work for local destitute women as well as internships for the orphaned children. Read more.

Welcome YGB Ambassadors

YGB is delighted to have new members to our growing global family! We invite yoga leaders worldwide who host one fundraiser or more per year to reach out and share YGB's mission with their communities.

 DavidSimona Shimonovich,
Simona Yoga,
London, UK
 AlessandraKiyomi Takahashi,
Kiyomi Yoga,
Los Angeles, California
 AlessandraDarren Marc,
The Sacred Path,
New York

Thank you, Ashtanga Yoga Confluence

YGB is truly grateful to be the sole beneficiary again at this esteemed gathering of Ashtanga master teachers and practitioners from all over the US and the world. We also met so many passionate supporters who are signing up for YGB Membership, as well as planning to host a fundraiser class in their community. Thank you also for YGB sponsors for this event: Bead Relief, Jala Clothing, LARABAR, Liforme, Zico Coconut Water and YUNI Beauty for our booth and raffle.

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Thank you for all the past and future events,
which make a real difference one class at a time!!

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