The Give Back Yoga Blog

Inspire your yoga service.

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.

Kathryn Thomas

Kathryn Thomas: Yoga and Prison Rehabilitation Programs

This is an interview with Kathryn Thomas. Before training as…
Angela Clark

Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Rape Survivors: Reflections From a Poet

Trauma Yoga Contrary. Oxymoron. Like me. Two halves that should…
Katrina Kopeck

Katrina Kopeck: Serving Veterans Through Yoga

This is an interview with Katrina Kopeck, a vinyasa yoga instructor…
Homes of Hope India

Sylvia Jabaley & Kristin Cooper: How We Serve Girls in India

In the latest interview for our yoga service series on The…
Mindful Yoga Therapy

Give back to veterans, one breath at a time.

For combat veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress, yoga…
Liza Stacey

Liza Stacey: The Blending of Yoga & Psychology Within Prison Walls

This blog post comes from Liza Stacey, a psychologist and yoga…
On the Election by Beryl Bender Birch

Beryl Bender Birch: Yoga for Warriors

The day after 9/11, Beryl Bender Birch, yoga teacher and Wellness…
A Day of Yoga: Community Event for High Risk Youth

Join Us for A Day of Yoga! Community Event for High Risk Youth

JOIN BOULDER BODY WEAR AND GBYF FOR “A DAY OF YOGA”! On…
Francie Winters

Francie Winters: Empowering the Underserved

In the 1980s, Francie Winters began working with at-risk youth;…

Lupe Carranza: How We Serve Those in the Yoga Desert

In August 2013, Lupé Carranza began teaching free, weekly bi-lingual…

Lara Land: How We Serve the Whole Neighborhood

After spending time sharing the gift of yoga overseas, Lara…

StapletOM Yoga and Music Festival Ticket Giveaway ~ September 19th & 20th!

Join us for a yoga party! Learn how you can win one of two…

Give Back With Bhakti Fest West: Yoga, Sacred Music & Community

A gift for GBYF community members: save $50 on a 4-day festival…

Jardana Peacock: Yoga, Antiracism and a Different Kind of Yoga Service

Can a "slim white yoga teacher" play an authentic role working…

Pranafest: Practicing Seva By Giving From the Heart

A gift for GBYF community members: save $30 on Pranafest tickets…

Yogi Tunes: Giving Back Yoga, By Giving Away Music

Yogi Tunes is sending out a call to the yoga community to…

Adam Dudley: Being Inspired to Make The World A Better Place

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Making a difference in the world is two parts inspiration...and…

Sabrina Seronello: How We Serve Incarcerated Veterans

After the active duty portion of her commitment to the Air Force…

A Woman's Practice: Healing From the Heart With Kath Meadows

The Give Back Yoga Foundation is proud to announce the release…

Peggy Hong: How a "Yoga Nun" is Making Yoga Affordable to All

In 2013, Peggy Hong moved to Detroit, MI, where she began “embracing…

Sheena Sood: Yoga Activism at Work

Motivated by her own practice, ‘Shanti’ Sheena Sood, a…

Give the Gift of Yoga With Stillmotion: Buy a Mat, Give a Mat

Yoga mats matter. In your practice. To a teacher who wants…

Maggie Cohen: Serving Survivors of Violence and Toxic Stress

By integrating her two passions, activism and yoga, Maggie Cohen,…

GIVE BACK WITH BHAKTI FEST MIDWEST: SAVE $50 ON PASSES

"One of the main pillars in which Bhakti Fest was build is…

Anneke Sips: Bridging Yoga and Mental Health Care

After finding her own practice, Anneke Sips, a yoga teacher…

Seva Safari: Raising the Bar

July 1st Seva Safari Update from Prison Yoga Project: Announcement:…