Q&A WITH CEDAR RAPIDS TRAINING GRADUATE

WRITTEN BY DAVID HOLLEY, CEDAR RAPIDS 2016 TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA TRAINING GRADUATE   TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF. HOW DID YOU COME TO START PRACTICING YOGA? I was a public school educator for 35 years, the last 31 in the Kirkwood, Missouri School…

First Annual Tea Party and Silent Auction

On Thursday, September 22, 2016, we held our first annual Tea Party and Silent Auction fundraiser at the Remedy Teas Cafe in Capitol Hill. The Tea Party & Silent Auction was a HUGE success!   Thanks to you, our amazing Street Yoga advocates,…

Sacred Space Initiative

  Make an Impact At the 10th Anniversary Benefit, Street Yoga will feature handmade Prayer Flags made by youth & volunteers in our Yoga Programs. We are working to provide every single teacher, every single partnering agency, with a Sacred…

Adapting Asana for Trauma Sensitive Populations

  Nearly all of the people we serve, the youth in shelters, for example, or the staff who work with them, have experienced or continue to experience some form of traumatic injury to their well-being –whether having been evicted from their…

Grounded for Good – A Yoga Service Initiative

I am delighted to share with you an article by an amazing yoga service supporter, Rob Schware. As the Executive Director of the Give Back Yoga Foundation and President of the Yoga Service Council, he serves communities by supporting and funding certified…

Present Moment, Wonderful Moment

Recently, our friend Sara is exploring a 30 day Meditation Challenge on her blog, Do Restorative Yoga. I feel blessed to share her reflections from Day 23: Today I sat with awareness of the present moment and practiced deep listening….

Partner Profile: World YOGA Project – Philadelphia

Street Yoga returns to Philadelphia this June, and we are delighted to return to the amazing Sankhya Yoga studio space in Philadelphia. Our partners for this training are the Philadelphia based World Y.O.G.A. Project Learn more about WYP’s Mission and…

Program Updates: Seattle Branch Expands

Street yoga classes serve youth and families struggling with homelessness, poverty, addiction, abuse and trauma.  We hold our yoga and mindfulness-based wellness classes at our community partner sites that are already serving these populations, including shelters, drop-in clinics, transitional homes,…