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  1. RYYO Goes Off The Mat

    July 15, 2009 by Michael McCarthy, Category: Audio & Video, News & Events

    Yoga SummitRadha Yoga Youth Outreach in Ottawa was invited to attend a Summit on Yoga, Mindfulness and Service this May at the Omega Institute in New York State. Michael McCarthy, an outreach teacher at RYYO, attended the conference and shares his experience. (more…)

  2. Eco Yoga Mats: A Green Foundation

    July 11, 2009 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Reflection & Articles

    The practice of Hatha Yoga requireHalf Moon Eco Mats just a few things – among them patience, awareness, willingness to listen to the body, and… a mat.  Wondering how to bring sustainability into that practical level, our creative media intern Andrew Baerthel did some research and found out that there are many options available for those of us who are seeking a mat that is healthier for our bodies and the world. He guides us through the world of PVC, TPE, PER, and…vulcanization!





  3. Pieces of a Puzzle- A Photo Essay

    July 10, 2009 by Erin, Category: Reflection & Articles

    Erin“The yoga of action has drawn me to the details…” Erin Sinclair is a Kelowna photographer who recently visited the Ashram for the first time to participate in the Young Adult Program.  Her unique vision of the spaces and spirit of the Ashram found the perfect expression through the lens of her camera.


  4. Too Late to Be a Pessimist

    July 9, 2009 by Melina Cinq-Mars, Category: Audio & Video, Reflection & Articles

    Picture-1“‘Home’ brings it all home to our hearts: we are shaken by the facts of  the damage done in the last 50 years, and at the same time we are inspired to contribute to the change that is needed for the future. What an intensely interesting time to be alive, here and now, to be a part of this environmental revolution in the making.”A movie night was recently held so those of us at the Ashram could see the film ‘Home’ – Melina Cinq-Mars and Erinn Christie reflect on its powerful imagery and message.


  5. RYYO Yogathon – The Power of Community!

    July 7, 2009 by Jessica Earle Meadows, Category: News & Events

    On June 6th and 7th, Ottawa’s yoga community came together for the first time in a spirit of offering to give back to its youth-in-need. Seven participating studios, with nine locations throughout the Ottawa area, effortlessly said “yes” to Radha Yoga Youth Outreach (RYYO)’s request to participate in our inaugural weekend fundraiser.  Read on for more about the event as well as information on a job opportunity with RYYO… (more…)

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