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Empowering San Diego’s most marginalized youth, adults and seniors through the eightfold yoga path so they may lead healthy, happy and productive lives, and become active participants in the health and wellness of their schools and communities. 

 
 
 

OG Yoga Brings Well-Being to Underserved and Vulnerable Communities

 

Mission:

To empower youth and adults through OG Yoga, meditation and mindfulness so they may lead healthy, happy and productive lives, and become active participants in the health and wellness of their schools and communities.

 

Vision:

To deliver on-site OG Yoga programming, through partnerships with non-profit organizations serving marginalized individuals, to transform lives, increase successful outcomes and build healthier communities.

 

OGYoga Model:

Restorative, mindful and meditative eightfold yoga practice dealing with physical, moral, mental and spiritual well-being, flexibility, strength, balance, relaxation, connection, peace and self-knowledge. Yoga Alliance certified instructors with at least 200 hours of teaching experience including registered nurses, school teachers and veterans. Strategic Alliance with Yoga Prison Project for gender-responsive and trauma-informed programming. Evidence-based yoga programs and resources for children and teens with Yoga Ed. curriculum

501©(3) Non-Profit Tax ID #27-293-8491

 

OG Yoga is fiscally sponsored by Mission Edge San Diego – a social enterprise 501©(3) dedicated to helping nonprofits and social entrepreneurs accomplish their mission and do more good. www.missionedgesd.org

 
I feel much more stable emotionally with regular yoga practice. It seems I’m much more able to brush things off and my psycological state is more stable. I have learned an element of self control as I hold a difficult pose and use mind over matter. I’m able to practice this is all phases of my life.
— J.M., Prison Yoga Student
My practice has definitely benefited me in regard to my mood swings. Being bipolar I believe that my yoga practice has everything to do with a natural mindful sense of balance what has become the support I trust enough to reduce my medicine to one prescript.
— B.M., Prison Yoga Student
The yoga classes have helped me with impulse control, obsessive and compulsive thinking patterns, and given me the ability to find calm in stressful situations. I have learned what it means to be at peace with myself and live everyday mindful of who I really am.
— D.P, Prison Yoga Student
I’m able to stay grounded by getting into my breathing which takes my focus off stressful, traumatic events such as flashbacks. It keeps me mindful mentally and physically and enhances my self control.
— D.B., Prison Yoga Student
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At OG Yoga, our mission is to bring yoga to underserved communities throughout the San Diego, CA, area. By making a donation, you can support our initiatives to deliver yoga to under resourced communities and provide students with the necessary yoga mats and props.Items listed above are examples of supplies and equipment used for programs offered by OG Yoga. We encourage all donations but do not guarantee that donated funds will be used for a specific purpose. Thank you!