Yoga transforms lives. Together we make change possible.
Give a Gift that Gives Back ~ Your dollars make a difference!
This holiday season, skip the humdrum gifts and give the gift of peace and well-being. Giving the gift of yoga is an easy way to give a meaningful symbolic present to anyone on your list. And, best of all, it doesn’t need to be wrapped up!
For each gift you purchase, we’ll send a personalized card. You’ll also receive a charitable tax receipt for your donation and you can choose to send a print card or an e-card with your gift!
~ $25 ~ Provides a yoga class for up to 20 people at a YO partner facility
~ $50 ~ Provides a yoga class for up to 20 people at 2 YO partner facilities
~ $100 – Covers the cost of a month of yoga classes at a YO facility
~ $625 ~ Sponsors a YO program for 6 months
Yoga Outreach partners with volunteer yoga instructors, community organizations, social service agencies, and correctional facilities to provide mindfulness-based yoga programming to often overlooked adults and at-risk youth.
Yoga Outreach programs are strengths-based and trauma-informed serving men, women, and youth facing challenges with mental health, addiction, poverty, violence, trauma, and imprisonment.
In addition, we provide training, ongoing mentorship, and community building opportunities to yoga teachers and community support professionals to enhance the delivery of yoga in these settings.
Our goals are:
To provide our students with yoga and meditation classes that are student-centred, trauma-informed, and strengths-based.
To provide our yoga teachers with safe, supported opportunities to be of service as part of their yogic path.
- To provide our facility partners with well-trained and well-supported volunteer instructors and program props.
Some highlights ~ last year your contributions made possible:
- 26 weekly trauma-informed, strengths-based yoga classes
- over 600 men, women, and youth served
- support of 33 volunteer yoga teachers in 22 partner facilities
- ongoing mentorship opportunities for new teachers in Service Yoga settings