The Give Back Yoga Blog

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Learn how teachers are sharing the extraordinary gift of yoga with the world, how we’re supporting them, and how you can join the movement.

Nikki Myers

"Untangle" podcast interview with Y12SR founder Nikki Myers

Gaiam's Untangle meditation podcast features real people…
yoga4cancer

Introducing our newest program: yoga4cancer

We are thrilled to announce that we have joined forces with a…
Mindful Yoga Therapy

Mindful Yoga Therapy 100-Hour Certification in Virginia Beach: Begins September 23, 2016

Mindful Yoga Therapy is an empirically informed, clinically…

Yoga and Trauma

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By Rob Schware, Executive Director of the Give Back Yoga Foundation Originally…

Lisa Gabriella Mehos: How We Serve Those in Homeless Shelters

This is an interview with Lisa Gabriella Mehos, a certified yoga…
PYP Grant - Light the Match

Help Prison Yoga Project Earn a Matching Grant

GIVE TODAY, AND YOUR DONATION WILL BE DOUBLED In the past…
James Fox Leads Yoga For Prisoners

"Untangle" podcast interview with Prison Yoga Project founder James Fox

Gaiam's Untangle meditation podcast features real people…
Bring Yoga to our Military

Memorial Day Campaign: Yoga For Our Military

Join us in bringing Yoga Readiness Kits to 10,000 service…
Josefin Wikstrom

Josefin Wikstrom: Yoga And Dance Programs For Incarcerated Women And Refugees In Sweden

This is an interview with Josefin Wikstrom, who has been…

Lynne Boucher: Yoga Service within a College Community

I first met Lynne Boucher in 2014 at the Yoga Service…

Aidee Chavez Frescas Douglas: Community Yoga for Positive Change

This is an interview with Aidee Chavez Frescas Douglas,…
Samara Andrade

Samara Andrade: How We Serve UN Workers And International Aid Communities

This is an interview with Samara Andrade, who recently returned…
John Gillard

John Gillard: Combat Veterans Giving Back

This is an interview with John Gillard, who explored…
MYT for Post Traumatic Stress

Download Our New White Paper: Mindful Yoga Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress

Post-Traumatic Stress: How Can We Respond? Give Back Yoga…
Michael Lear

Michael Lear: Expanding the Practice of Yoga and Mindfulness to Prisons

This is an interview with Michael Lear, whom I met at the…
Prison Yoga Project - Women's YTT

Launching a Yoga Teacher Training in Prison: Empowering Women Through Yoga

This past Friday night, 18 women and one life-sized plastic skeleton…

Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas: Witnessing The Positive Impact Of Yoga For Veterans

This is an interview with Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, a Marine…
Jennifer Wright - Mindful Yoga Therapy Teacher

Jennifer Wright: Bringing Yoga to Veterans Treatment Court

This is an interview with Jennifer Wright, who offers Mindful…
Jill Weiss Ippolito - UpRising Yoga

Jill Weiss Ippolito: How We Serve Incarcerated Youth

This is an interview with Jill Weiss Ippolito, who is the founder/director…

Best Practices For Yoga in Schools: New White Book From the Yoga Service Council Now Available

We are tremendously excited for the first Yoga Service White…
Dana Walters

Dana Walters: Making Yoga Accessible To All

This is an interview with Dana Walters, co-founder of Project…
Mindful Yoga Therapy 100-Hour Program

An invitation to yoga teachers: help to save Veterans in 2016

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The new year is a time to set our intention for the coming…

Caitlin Lanier: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga for Survivors of Sexual Assault

This is an interview with Caitlin Lanier, who has pioneered several…
Elizabeth Carling

Elizabeth Carling: Why Teach Yoga and Mindfulness in Prison?

This is an interview with Elizabeth Carling, who offers a free…
Liz Corwin

"Compassion in action": the stories behind our yoga mat grant program

by Christine Moore Mat Grant Coordinator Give Back Yoga…
Mindful Yoga Therapy

Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans 100-Hour Certification in Newington, CT • Begins March 18, 2016

Mindful Yoga Therapy is an empirically informed, clinically…

Amy Devi: How One Yoga Teacher Gives Back From Mat

Yoga teacher Amy Devi leads regular donation classes at Yoga…