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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.

Meditation with Pamela Stokes

Does Meditation Among Veterans Really Work?

By Pamela Stokes Eggleston, Meditation Teacher for the Veterans…
Yoga for Military families

Guided Meditations For Military Families

MILITARY FAMILIES: A POPULATION OFTEN OVERLOOKED It's well-known…

Jodi Weiner: Showing Up For At-Risk Youth

This is an interview with Jodi Weiner, Executive Director for…
Adaptive Yoga with Christine Moore

Christine Moore: Sharing Adaptive Yoga

This is an interview with Christine Moore, who attended…

YogaReach: Yoga For People Affected With Parkinson’s Disease

This is an interview with Char Grossman, a Therapeutic Yoga Movement…
Susan Lovett

Susan Lovett: Yoga for Those Living With Poverty & Trauma

This is an interview with Susan Lovett, a licensed social…
Jocelyn Casey-Whiteman

Jocelyn Casey-Whiteman: How We Serve Survivors of Sexual Assault

This is an interview with Jocelyn Casey-Whiteman, who’s…

Melissa Jhunja: Yoga for Healing, Recovery & Living

This is an interview with Melissa Jhunja who, as a social worker…
Julie Fernandez

Julie Fernandez: How We Serve Those Suffering Domestic Violence

This is an interview with Julie Fernandez, who knew before…
Hannah Fazio

Hannah Fazio: Empowering Women Who Have Experienced Trauma

This is an interview with Hannah Fazio, who has been…

Rebecca Bedford: Serving Immigrants In Prenatal Classes

This is an interview with Rebecca Bedford, whose first yoga…
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…