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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

giving back once again

last month, i shared with you a post about a group of yogis -- joel bender, kayoko mitsumatsu, and jason kolker -- who have joined together to form yoga gives back, a charity whose mission is to raise funds for microfinance in india. i also posted the details about a few fundraisers that had already been held, including two at liberation yoga in LA and a third at black dog yoga in sherman oaks.

there are many more fundraisers for yoga gives back in the works, including yet another one at liberation this coming weekend; this time, it will be taught by christine burke, co-owner of liberation yoga. it promises to be another great class for the same great cause:

Defining The Art Of Love Through The Art Of Yoga with Christine Burke
Liberation Yoga, Los Angeles
Sunday, May 31st 2:00-4:00pm
Cost: Suggested Donation $20 - Benefits Yoga Gives Back!

Our entire lives are affected and driven by our ability to give and receive love. Our relationship to love and how we define it for ourselves colors, informs and often decides our relationship with ourselves, others and the planet on which we live. When we feel out of balance, stuck or disconnected it is often due to a lack of clarity about what love means to us. This may lead to feeling that we don't know how to "get it" ot "keep it" or "experience it". Yoga can give us the space and context in which to explore this powerful feeling, which is actually a state of being and which is actually what we are - LOVE!

Come spend a liberating afternoon with Christine and begin to unlock the doors of your heart through an all levels vinyasa class that will include mudra, mantra, chanting and meditation. There will also be a raffle and vegan and veggie pizza!

Yoga Gives Back is an incredible organization founded by our very own Joel Bender, Kayoko Mitsumatsu and orgaized and produced by other dedicated yogis including other Liberation students such as Jason Oslo Kolker. Visit www.yogagivesback.org to learn more.