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Yoga Not-for-Profits we love and support
Off the Mat Into the World
OTM uses the power of yoga to inspire conscious, sustainable activism and to ignite grass roots social change. We see yogis everywhere taking their yoga off the mat into the world.http://www.offthematintotheworld.org/
The Art of Yoga Project
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.http://www.theartofyogaproject.org/
The Africa Yoga Project
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.http://www.africayogaproject.org/
The Shanti Uganda Society improves the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of communities impacted by war, poverty and HIV/AIDS in Uganda.http://www.shantiuganda.org/
Yoga for single moms
Yoga for Single Moms is a visionary project that provides single-parents with wellness experiences for the body and mind. Through free yoga classes, along with simultaneous (but separate) childcare, moms enjoy the physical and emotional benefits of yoga without financial or childcare constraints. In the meantime, kids enjoy a fun place to explore, create, play, and learn, through yoga.http://yogaforsinglemoms.com/wordpress
The wellness initiative
The mission of The Wellness Initiative is to improve the physical health, social and emotional development, and academic performance of low-income youth through yoga-based wellness programs.
yogaHOPE is a non-profit outreach organization dedicated to improving health and wellbeing through increased access to yoga-based mindfulness tools for underserved women in recovery.
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