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Yogathon in Ottawa!

May 29, 2009 by claire

yogathonposter3Radha Yoga Youth Outreach (RYYO), a collective of yoga teachers that brings subsidized yoga classes to youth facing difficult circumstances like mental illness, poverty or homelessness, will host its first ever Ottawa-wide Yogathon fundraiser to benefit the program next weekend!

The two-day Yogathon fundraiser, “Breathe In…Reach Out”, will take place June 6 and 7 at yoga centres across the city. Participants will simply choose from the list of sponsoring yoga studios (click here to visit the Yogathon event page, with links to participating studios) and attend as many yoga classes or workshops as they like throughout the weekend—a portion of the proceeds from each class will automatically be donated to the RYYO program.

“Supporting the future of our youth and the yoga community in Ottawa through a program that is authentically inspiring and effective is hardly questionable!”, says Tara Porter, Manager of the Rama Lotus Yoga Centre, and member of the Bhakti Connection, performing at the Yogathon’s community kirtan on Sunday. “We are thrilled to support and sponsor this city-wide initiative that unites more than just Yogis across Ottawa.”

For this event, we call on the community to come forward and make a difference in the lives of youth, one yoga class at a time. Just like in the RYYO program.

Om Om,

Jessica Earle-Meadows
Program and Event Coordinator
Radha Yoga Youth Outreach

email: yogaforyouth@ca.inter.net


View the inspiring video on how RYYO  promotes youth development.

learn how you can become a friend of RYYO

Related links: RYYO outreach blog
Ottawa Radha Yoga Center
Yasodhara Ashram

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  1. Hari Om,

    Thinking of all of you — must be lots to get ready for the big event. Much Light for this first-time-ever event in Ottawa.


    Comment by Janet Gaston — May 30, 2009 @ 6:06 pm

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