Virginia Yoga Week Offers Free, $5.00, and Charity-driven Classes
at Area Yoga Studios June 18-25
Join local studios and community sponsors in the Commonwealth
to support yoga for everyone and give back to those in need
Alexandria, VA – June 6, 2018- Virginia Yoga Week, a celebration of yoga in the Commonwealth, begins June 18 and runs through the 25th. Now in its 11th year, Virginia Yoga Week is an ideal opportunity for people of all ages, fitness levels and backgrounds to come to the mat and experience the physical and mental benefits of yoga, while also supporting area charities. Yoga studios in Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Reston and other VA communities will offer free, $5.00, and specialty yoga classes during Virginia Yoga Week.
This year’s Virginia Yoga Week charities include YoKid, an organization that fosters self-awareness and promotes health in kids and teens in the Greater DC area through yoga; Carpenter’s Shelter a homeless shelter dedicated to helping the homeless in Northern Virginia which assists over 1,000 people a year; Cornerstones, a Reston-based nonprofit organization that promotes self-sufficiency by providing support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, affordable housing, quality childcare, and other human services; and, Odanadi, an international organization working to fight human trafficking and support women in need.
Events leading into Virginia Yoga Week include the Love Your Body Yoga Festival in Reston Town Center on June 17th and the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) Symposium on Yoga Therapy, June 14-17 in Reston, VA.
Sponsors and supporters for Virginia Yoga Week 2018 include Beloved Yoga, City of Alexandria Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities, Yogis for Positive Change, River’s Edge Yoga, DC Yoga Co-op, Skopp Chiropractic, MyAreaYoga, the Old Town North Community Partnership and Almondon, a local designer and manufacturer of activewear.
For more information, including a complete list of Virginia Yoga Week / Be Well Virginia yoga studio and independent teacher participants, sponsors, and events visit www.virginiayogaweek.org