Get Fit through Yoga and Give Back

Thursday, June 11, 2015

This year, I commit to be fit and healthy. My husband and I, together with our son, started to run but that's only every Sunday or holidays. We started to eat less carbohydrates too.

But I know that's not enough because I want to try something new like Yoga. I'm doing the Yoga in bed for now but if given more time I want to do the real Yoga. 

Now have you heard about Give Back Yoga Foundation? It's a not-for-profit organization dedicated to making yoga available to those who might not otherwise have the opportunity to cultivate a regular practice- including at-risk youth and veterans with PTSD. Just recently, Gaiam, a leading yoga, fitness and wellness company, announced a three-year partnership with the Give Back Yoga Foundation, which embodies Gaiam’s philosophy of providing “Yoga for Everyone.”

Part of the partnership is Gaiam's special financial contribution to the Give Back Yoga Foundation’s Light the Way for Heroes™ initiative. This is a campaign designed to give the proper tools to veterans so they can practice and use yoga as a means of “navigating life after war” which will strengthen connections with loved ones and improve quality of life. With a goal of providing for 30,000 veterans, Gaiam and Give Back Yoga aim to empower veterans to use yoga as a means of living a peaceful, productive life.

Also, Gaiam is inviting their loyal online shoppers to support the cause by donating $2 specifically to Light the Way for Heroes with every purchase on The customer donations through will help to provide veterans with therapeutic yoga tool kits, which offer resources including practice guides, meditation audio and Gaiam yoga mats that can help veterans experience how a personal yoga practice supports a calm and steady body and mind. One hundred percent of the donations collected are passed along to Give Back Yoga.

Click here to shop Gaiam and contribute $2 to Light the Way for Heroes!