Activism

CtznWell  The mission is to spread knowledge that the so-called “Wellbeing Gap: can be closed. The nonprofit works to do so by partnering with campaigns led by those most directly affected by these issues and participating in causes and activism they belive will have an impact at a systemic and global level. (NYC, NY)

Off The Mat is dedicated to bridging yoga and activism. Founded in 2007, OTM’s mission is to use the tools of yoga to inspire conscious, sustainable activism. We define activism as an act of standing for solidarity, equity, justice and freedom for all. (Oakland, CA)

Urban Yogis  Created in response to the increasing gun violence in a neighborhood in Queen, NYC. It helps youth in the area find tools to create transformation in their own lives and the lives of others through commuinty activism, yoga, mindfulness and meditation. (NYC, NY)

Yoga Activist equips teachers, enthusiasts and social service organizations with the skills and resources to share yoga in diverse communities. In addition to offering affordable donation-based outreach teacher trainings along a sliding tuition scale. (Washington, DC)

Yoga Gives Back   Rallies the global yoga community to raise awareness and funds to alleviate poverty in the birthplace of yoga. (Los Angeles, CA)

The time when you need to do something is when no one else is willing to do it. When people are saying it can't be done. - Mary Frances Berry

Yoga Stops Traffick… is a one day, worldwide community yoga event run by volunteers to raise awareness about human trafficking and much needed money to support its victims and anyone can take part. (Washington, DC)