If you go to their website, you'll see this:
Y = Your
O = Own
G = Greatness
A = Affirmed
Yoga in Sanskrit means "to unite," and that's just what this clever acronym suggests.
When you are aware of your own greatness, you can become aware of the greatness of the Universe that you are part of. You become aware of the infinite reality in which you dwell and breathe. You become grateful for it.
Many children feel a sense of disconnection from the whole, which can cause a slue of development problems. At Y.O.G.A. for Youth, they bring yoga to the most under-served communities - incarcerated youth, and youth at risk.
See for yourself in this video:
Help support this wonderful organization this month by attending a benefit class at your local yoga studio!
Here are a mere handful of options. For more, click here.
- Friday, January 14 @ 9:00 with Hala Khouri at Exhale, Venice, CA.
- Sunday, January 16 @ 10:00 with Govindas & Radha at Bhakti Yoga Shala, Santa Monica, CA
- Monday, January 24 @ 7:00pm with Krishna Kaur at 10th Gate Yoga, Los Angeles, CA
Bhakti Fest 2011