It is of grave importance that we do not use yoga to perpetuate our freedom to self indulge. We could consider taking our newfound inspiration we've gained via yoga, and use it to empower other women, who may be less fortunate.
Yoga is not simply a class but can be a transformative lifestyle and set of values to quiet the mind, find a new paragon of health, become more respectful of the environment, all without requiring a yoga mat.
76% of India's population lives below the poverty line, while $6 billion is spent each year on yoga in the U.S. "With $25 a month, a struggling woman can start her own business, or a child can go to school. For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life."
Yogis Anonymous will hold its Yoga Gives Back fundraiser Saturday. The two hour Yoga Gives Back fundraiser will feature four esteemed yoga instructors.