Michelle Williams Yoga Center to Aid Single Mothers plus 5 Ideas for Single Mom Yoginis

Actress Michelle Williams of Brokeback Mountain fame is creating a yoga studio for single mothers. The pilot program will begin in Boston, Massachusetts: “Michelle Williams credits Yoga with helping her get  through the death of former boyfriend, Heath Ledger, saying in the story: “Yoga gave me relief like nothing else; it made me a better… Continue reading Michelle Williams Yoga Center to Aid Single Mothers plus 5 Ideas for Single Mom Yoginis

16 Tycoons Agree to Give Away Fortunes – WSJ.com

The billionaire founder of social network Facebook Inc. has agreed to give the majority of his wealth to charity, part of a broader group of rich entrepreneurs committing to philanthropy earlier in their lives. Mark Zuckerberg has signed onto the “Giving Pledge,” which asks its signatories to commit publicly to give away the majority of… Continue reading 16 Tycoons Agree to Give Away Fortunes – WSJ.com

Why Mia Farrow Isn’t the Only Hungry One – Unite for Hunger and Hope

Fifteen million children die of hunger every year. Did you know that at this moment in time more than 500 million people are living in “absolute poverty” and more than 15 million children die of hunger every year? Let me say that again: Fifteen million children die of hunger every year. Fifteen million children. Die.… Continue reading Why Mia Farrow Isn’t the Only Hungry One – Unite for Hunger and Hope

The Headstand Yoga Mala Challenge – Headstand

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Share Yoga reader Catie Magee at cmyoga.weebly.com for this cool tip about the Headstand Yoga Mala Challenge tomorrow in San Francisco. Visit her site if you want to support her participation in the Headstand fundraising event where you can donate $5 (or more) to raise money to bring yoga to… Continue reading The Headstand Yoga Mala Challenge – Headstand

Yoga Bear: Non profit provides free yoga to cancer survivors

ShareYoga recently interviewed Halle Tecco, who is the founder of YogaBear. YogaBear is a special service that matches cancer survivors with yoga studios. Halle came up with the idea when she realized that most classes aren’t filled to capacity and so it wouldn’t cost studios much to put that extra space to good use and… Continue reading Yoga Bear: Non profit provides free yoga to cancer survivors

Watch the Path of a Kiva Loan (very entertaining, too!) (video)

As you may already know, I’m a huge fan of Kiva.org. This video shows the path of a $25 per person group investment all the way from the UK to Cambodia set to some great music by the Stones, Franz Ferdinand and others. P.S. If you want to take a rewarding sabbatical from work, check… Continue reading Watch the Path of a Kiva Loan (very entertaining, too!) (video)

Two Simple Ways to Experience Good Karma Yoga, Holiday Gift Guide

Most Westerners have heard of the term karma and know it to mean bad mojo. (Admit it. You immediately went to Austin Powers saying “that’s bad mojo, baby”.) However, karma is simply a Sanskrit term that means a deed or action. While I do not completely comprehend all the details of the Hindu concept for… Continue reading Two Simple Ways to Experience Good Karma Yoga, Holiday Gift Guide