Your Practice Has Power.

We believe yoga has the power to heal and strengthen individuals and in turn, transform whole communities.
How will you help us increase access to yoga in our community?

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Saturday Salutations at the VMFA
Creative Intuition: Chakra Workshop
  • Sunday, August 6, 12:30-3pm with Twylah Ekko and Alex Anderson
  • Space is limited, Save your spot and support your community!
You can now support PYR each time you shop at Kroger!
  • Click this link.
  •  Set up your account
  • On the Find Your Organization page, enter 93262. as your non-profit number. “Select Your Organization” then pops us up, select Project Yoga Richmond and click “Enroll”
Learn more about our yoga outreach programs, community, and the power of your practice by visiting our blog

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4 Ways Yoga Supports Youth

Did you know that 50% of Project Yoga Richmond’s outreach programs work with children and youth? We are dedicated to serving youth for a number of reasons! Here are just a few of the many benefits yoga and mindfulness provide for youth in your community! 1....
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3 Ways Yoga Helps Direct Support Staff

In order to take care of others, we need to make sure we are taking care of ourselves. By offering trauma-informed yoga for staff who support populations in need, we were able to provide self-care and self-regulation tools to support building resilience in our...
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3 Tips for Teaching Yoga for Autism

Have you ever wondered how PYR’s outreach programs are different from a studio class? Or how yoga can impact different populations? At Project Yoga Richmond we are dedicated to finding the most impactful ways to share yoga with students of all abilities. As you...
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A Practice for New Parents

By: Kim Catley There’s a Zen proverb that tells us to let go or be dragged. Parenthood is one of the great lessons in proving that statement. At a time when your life changes overnight, it’s hard to let go of the comfort and routine you found in your practice. While...
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Why should I Meditate?

Often, it can be intimidating to start a meditation practice. We might fear that we cannot do it “correctly”, that we are unable, or the thought of simply sitting with ourselves can be too much. But meditation takes many shapes and forms. One of our lovely...
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Mindfulness and ESOL Literacy Outreach Program

This weekend, Project Yoga Richmond had the opportunity to present at the 10th annual Equity and Social Justice Conference hosted with the VCU School of Education. The presentation discussed an evolving three-year partnership between Project Yoga Richmond and the...
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Can Acro Yoga Help Build Trust?

We believe yoga has the power to heal and strengthen individuals and in turn, transform whole communities. We work hard to increase access to yoga because we see this transformation on a daily basis through our students. We are honored that one of our student’s,...
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Your Power: Social Sharing

Who would have thought that a life changing organization would have started through a Facebook post? But that is exactly how Project Yoga Richmond emerged. The idea grew from the beloved Arlene Bjork’s desire to take yoga to the people in their communities and make it...
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How can Yoga help Arthritis and Chronic Pain?

We are dedicated to making yoga accessible to everyone. To address the needs for those who experience arthritis and other kinds of chronic pain, we are hosting a second session of Yoga for Arthritis and Chronic Pain with Nitika Achalam, one of PYR’s Board Members and...
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Top 19 Reasons People Give to Project Yoga Richmond

Because the ability of yoga to unite and heal is what we need most today, and always. Thanks for all that you guys do. 2. Practicing yoga makes people feel better and in turn lifts the whole community. 3. PYR changed my life. Yoga changed my life. I am now shining my...
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