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Yoga Yoga Presents Donation-Based Yoga Classes for the Austin Community

Austin, TX, May 04, 2010 --( Yoga Yoga in Austin, TX, offers several donation-based yoga classes to benefit local and global non-profits. The classes include Third Fridays, which are offered every third Friday of the month at a different Yoga Yoga location, and Yoga Yoga Teacher Training Graduate Intern classes, which are held at Yoga Yoga South, 1700 S. Lamar. In addition to helping the featured non-profit, providing donation-based yoga classes helps to make yoga more accessible to the Austin community.

“We believe that yoga is something to serve not only ourselves but the world around us,” explains Yoga Yoga C.O.O. Chris Phillips-Frishman. “In that effort, we want to support charities that help to aide in the health and well-being of people not only in our local Austin community but also the global community.”

Every Third Friday of the month at Yoga Yoga, a donation-based class will be held from 7:30–9 p.m. A different non-profit will be selected each month to receive the proceeds from the class. Yoga teachers donate their time to teach these classes, allowing all proceeds to go directly to the non-profit.

Upcoming Third Friday donation-based classes at Yoga Yoga:
- May 21, Yoga Yoga Northwest benefiting Keep Austin Beautiful
- June 18, Yoga Yoga Westgate benefiting Off the Mat Into the World
- July 16, Yoga Yoga 360 benefiting Austin Pets Alive!
- August 20, Yoga Yoga North benefiting Miracle Foundation

In addition to Third Fridays, four weekly, donation-based yoga classes are offered at Yoga Yoga South, 1700 S. Lamar. These classes are taught by Yoga Yoga Teacher Training graduate interns. All donations will benefit the Yoga Care Foundation. Senior Yoga Yoga teachers will be mentoring the graduate interns as part of the Yoga Care Foundation's mission to help create and support high standards within the yoga teaching profession.

Yoga Yoga Teacher Training Graduate Intern class schedule:
- Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 2-3:15 p.m. at Yoga Yoga South, 1700 S. Lamar

The Yoga Care Foundation, founded by Yoga Yoga CEO Rich Goldstein in 2007, is an Austin-based 501(c)(3) non-profit that supports yoga research, education, and community outreach. Its three primary objectives are to research the physiological, psychological and therapeutic effects of yoga; make yoga available to disadvantaged communities; and educate the public about the benefits of yoga. For more information about the Yoga Care Foundation, visit

All donation-based classes are open to the general public and are appropriate for new and continuing yoga students. Donations will be accepted in the form of cash or check. For more information, visit or call (512) 380-9800.

About Yoga Yoga: Yoga Yoga, Austin’s premier source for yoga, offers five locations, over 350 classes weekly, and a full-service ayurvedic wellness spa. With more than 100 registered yoga teachers, Yoga Yoga provides a wide variety of yoga styles for new and continuing students, including prenatal, postnatal, and children’s yoga. Yoga Yoga Teacher Training offers a nationally recognized program with 200 and 500-hour courses approved by the Yoga Alliance. Yoga at Work specializes in bringing the benefits of yoga into the workplace. For more information, visit or call (512) 326-3900.

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