Off the Mat, Into the World (OTM) is a program that aims to inspire and guide you to find and define your purpose and become active in your local or global community in an effective, sustainable and joyful way. OTM is an educational, experiential and motivational process for those interested in conscious activism and service. We combine yoga asanas, meditation in-depth self-exploration which culminates in the formation of a group project that is real and in service to the community.
Kula for Karma
the power of therapeutic yoga, mindfulness meditation and the selfless service
of passionate volunteers to relieve suffering and promote wellness among
society’s most vulnerable.
Unite for HER encourages breast cancer patients to embrace the restorative
benefits of yoga in healing their body, mind and spirit. Through wellness day
events and resources, Unite for HER educates those affected by breast cancer
about how complementary therapies can alleviate the side effects and symptoms
of treatment, lower anxiety and stress, and reduce the number of prescriptions
needed to manage pain and discomfort. Unite for HER also provides financial
support to program participants by paying for the treatments, such as yoga,
they feel will most help them in their journey to wholeness.
The purpose of the Global Mala is to unite the global yoga community from every continent, school or approach to form a "mala around the earth" through collective practices based upon the sacred cycle of 108 on at the Fall Equinox as the yoga world's offering to further the UN International Peace Day
The mission of The Art of Yoga Project is to lead teen girls in the California juvenile justice system toward accountability to self, others and community by providing practical tools to effect behavioral change.
Yoga instruction for drug and alcohol detox program for homeless men and women.
Franklinton Community Yoga Program
Yoga program for recovering addicts, ex-offenders, have suffered abuse, and are all working to restore balance and rebuild their lives. It is our hope that yoga will help to foster community amongst these women, teach mindfulness, personal empowerment, and help them on their path towards transformation.
Southbay Community Services
Yoga program component of Teen Recovery Center for youths experiencing substance abuse issues by fostering education and resiliency, facilitating development of an empowered self-sufficient adult.
Carroll Center for the Blind
The Carroll Center serves the needs of blind and visually-impaired persons by providing rehabilitation, skills training, and educational opportunities to achieve independence, self-sufficiency, and self-fulfillment and by educating the public regarding the potential of persons who are blind and visually-impaired.
Wisconsin State Park
Park Wellness Challenge
Wild Women Workshops offer adventures integrating the tools of yoga and creative writing in wilderness settings. Our courses are designed to foster self-exploration, expression, and empowerment within a safe and supportive community.
Yoga Ed. develops and produces health/wellness programs, trainings and products for teachers, parents, children and health professionals that improve academic achievement, physical fitness, emotional intelligence and stress management.
Engaging consumers and other collection sites to become proactive in their recycling efforts and realize the impact of the end result. We are not only helping our environment but, also working towards enriching the lives of our future.
The Support Center for Child Advocates, founded in 1977, is the country's oldest and largest pro bono legal and social services agency for children. Our mission is to advocate for abused and neglected children in Philadelphia, with the goal of securing a permanent, nurturing environment for every child.
Place of Wellness, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is an environment whereall persons touched by cancer may enhance their quality of life through programs that complement medical care and focus on the mind, body and spirit.
We believe that empowering youth to be peer role models, leaders and mentors to younger youth provides an unique opportunity to both create youth - minority - leadership and reach through "positive peer pressure" at-risk youth, who doesn't respond to messages from adults.
Be as you are yoga for children
Boston area program bringing yoga to school children.
The Africa Yoga Project uses the transformative power of yoga to empower communities and change lives. By inspiring the global yoga community into active service, AYP delivers effective and innovative programs that foster peace, improve physical, emotion and mental well-being, facilitate self-sufficiency and create opportunities to learn and contribute across the communities of East Africa.
Give Back Yoga Foundation
We think that yoga, in all its expressions, is an
extraordinary method that has helped so many of us to grow and find peace of
mind. We believe in sharing this gift. Our work is to support, inspire,
and fund all certified yoga teachers to become spiritual revolutionaries – to
step out into the neglected and underserved corners of their communities and
give back through the gift of yoga.
Bent On Learning is the largest nonprofit
mobilizing yoga to at-risk youth in NYC. We currently teach yoga in 14 schools
in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan, teaching over 3,000 children a week.
Vitamin Angels reduces child mortality by connecting infants and children under five with essential nutrients. We help children attain good health and the opportunity to lead meaningful and productive lives. In 2010 Vitamin Angels will connect over15 Million children in over 39 countries, including the US, with the vital nutrients they need as a foundation for good health.
Karma Krew, it is a terrific non-profit organization that provides yoga based empowerment programs to under served populations such as domestic violence shelters, nursing homes, prisons, alcohol and drug treatment centers, homes for abused and neglected children, and other places that serve the most marginalized sections of our population.
To participate in the Yogathon, register for free at www.karmakrew.org to obtain a personalized fundraising pageto use in securing your pledges online for each yoga class you plan to take during the month of May. Classes can be taken anywhere you choose. The more classes you attend, the more money you raise - and the better you feel.Karma Krew, a 501(c)3 non-profit, uses the money you raise to fund outreach program sand yoga classes for under-served populations all over the country.
YoKid helps children from all socioeconomic backgrounds foster self-awareness through low- and no-cost instruction in yoga and meditation. With greater self-awareness, children can realize their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally.
Highlighting the science and practice of yoga, this five-day series of events will serve NIH employees and the public. Participants will not only learn about the benefits of yoga but also experience them first-hand through stretching and practice.
Foundation to help victims of domestic violence find their voices and speak out.
Offers yoga classes to inner-city school children within New York City
Protects the environment of Alta, including watershed and wildlife habitat areas; to preserve Alta’s unique character and heritage; and to encourage stewardship and sustainability of Alta’s environment and community.
Teens for Safe Cosmetics
A coalition led by dynamic and passionate young women raising awareness about as yoga t potentially harmful ingredients in beauty and daily use products that may be linked to cancer, reproductive harm and other health risks. The mission is to educate about greener alternatives,advocate for laws to protect health and inspire teens across the nation to work together, and lead the change within their communities and throughout the country.
The New York City Lab School for Collaborative Education is a unique learning environment with a distinct philosophy that is predicated on four defining principles: (1) Academic Rigor; (2) Compassion; (3)Diversity and Pluralism; and (4) Collaboration
YogaBehind Bars is a Seattle group that offers yoga to prisoners to specifically facilitate therapeutic, conscious human development and decrease recidivism. Our goal is to spread this learning model and to provide a unique opportunity for rehabilitation to those in need through compassion and devotion to the path of yoga.
WashingtonToxics Coalition protects public health and the environment by eliminating toxic pollution. WTC promotes alternatives, advocates policies, empowers communities, and educates people to create a healthy environment.
Covenant House New Jersey (CHNJ) has been serving homeless and runaway youth since 1989 and is the largest provider in the state of services to homeless and at-risk adolescents between the ages of 16 and 21. With statewide programs in Newark, Atlantic City, Elizabeth, and starting this Fall, Montclair, CHNJ offers shelter that is enriched with a comprehensive array of supportive services that help young people to not only stabilize their crises, but to also transition to a stable living environment where they can continue to progress in their life's goals.