Whether you love yoga or are interested in giving it a go for the first time – this event will give you the motivation you need to get started.
During the Full Moon week, from Wednesday July 31 to Tuesday August 6, 2014, Yoga Moon is encouraging us to take a six-day pledge to practice yoga as a gift to mothers and children in need in India’s Tansa Valley.
Proceeds raised during the week-long challenge will go towards the not-for-profit organization Prasad Australia. All funds will go towards running health, education and training programs in Tansa Valley, India.
The Adavasi (indigneous) mothers in this part of the world, some as young as 16, and their children rarely experience the benefits of good health from birth. Training programs, the provision of medicines and improved nutrition are all needed to improve the health of communities in the Tansa Valley and reduce the infant mortality rates over the next five years.
To take part all you have to do is to create an intention and offer your practice for six days. Each day you practice yoga you can also offer a financial contribution to help improve the lives of families in India’s Tansa Valley.
You can do it alone or get your friends and yoga studios involved by pledging together to contribute say $5 a practice or more, with all funds raised will go to help this wonderful cause. Remember all donations over $2 are tax deductible.
Yoga schools can also take part during the event by donating a class or group practice to the project. This could be a one off class, or as part of a daily practice challenge.
The first 40 yoga practitioners to join will receive a yoga kit from sponsor Stretch Now or a gift pack from Natio.
For more information or to find out how you can make your intention visit yogamoon.org.au