This is Dhyana Yoga Arts' ongoing community project supporting non-profits, locally, nationally and worldwide through benefit classes and volunteer programs.  50% of proceeds from Community Classes and donation outreach classes go toward a different non-profit each month.  Our intention is to cultivate a flow of universal love and respect and to inspire awareness, change, and compassion on and off the mat.  Check at the studio for info on this month's Seva Inspiration! 

"You will learn a lot about yourself if you stretch in the direction of goodness, of bigness, of kindness, of forgiveness, of emotional bravery.  Be a warrior for love."  ~ Cheryl Strayed

December Supports

NJCASA The New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) is a coalition that joins people together in action for the common cause of ending sexual violence and supporting all those whose lives have been affected by it.

Recent non-profits we've supported:

Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries. Habitat’s vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Family Promise of Morris County, NJ.  Family Promise of Morris County is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending the crisis of homelessness faced by Morris County families by partnering with other public and private agencies, religious congregations and community volunteers to provide shelter, case management and mentoring services leading to self-sufficiency.  Check out more info about their amazing work and stories here.

To Write Love on Her Arms.  To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery. Learn more about TWLOHA here.

 Jersey Battered Womens Service.   A full-service domestic violence and domestic abuse prevention agency with volunteer opportunities. The services include a 24-hour hotline; counseling; safe house; transitional living; children's services; life skills education; vocational counseling; batterers' intervention; legal assistance; teen dating violence services; and professional training, education and youth prevention programs. 

German Shepherd Rescue of New Jersey (GSRNJ).  A non-profit, breed-specific dog rescue dedicated to the saving, rehoming and educating the public about the German Shepherd breed. The group’s founders and members have years of experience with German Shepherds, bringing in depth understanding in evaluating and rehoming this highly intelligent breed.  Learn more here.

Susan G. Komen Foundation. Their Mission: Save lives by ensuring that all people receive the care they need, and finding breakthroughs to prevent and cure breast cancer.  https://ww5.komen.org/

Movember Foundation (Men's Cancer and Health Awareness Month) https://us.movember.com/about/foundation The leading charity changing the face of men’s health, addressing some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention.

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“When the wisdom of the heart replaces the chatter of the mind, The power of Love flows  forth."  ~ Marianne Williamson