May 2018

In May 2018, NYC Yoga Project received grants from The Lois and Richard Nicotra Foundation and the Richmond County Savings Foundation. These grants allow NYC Yoga Project to provide Staten Islanders in recovery with access to yoga programming.

In May 2018, NYC Yoga Project completed our Spring program cycle, which provided access to yoga, mindfulness, and meditation to over 100 people through our Outreach Partner network. NYC Yoga Project also completed three mentorships with students who recently became yoga teachers.

March 2018

In March 2018, NYC Yoga Project held our first online leadership training, 40 Days to Personal Revolution, a program designed by Baron Baptiste to help inspire individuals to personal growth and transformation. This course is also the prerequisite for NYC Yoga Project 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training.

February 2018

In February 2018, NYC Yoga Project provided free yoga and meditation at the annual NYS DSRIP Learning Symposium, where Performing Provider Systems (PPS) come together for a multi-day engagement to share new practices and accelerate system-wide transformation.
In February 2018, NYC Yoga Project partnered with South Shore YMCA Counseling, a non-profit that provides adult services programming to help chemically dependent adults take the crucial first steps towards recovery.

January 2018

In January 2018, the NYC Yoga Project team hosted our annual Retreat to connect, get organized, and plan programming for the new year. We outlined our Outreach and Impact Programs, generated content for our new website, and developed our roadmap for expansion in 2018.

In January 2018, NYC Yoga Project partnered with Mixteca, a non-profit whose mission is to empower Mexican and Latin-American immigrants in the New York area by providing access to services that enhance immigrants’ quality of life and allow them to reach sustainable social and economic development. We are proud of this new relationship.

December 2017

In December 2017, NYC Yoga Project led a leadership inquiry, pranayama, and meditation exercise with staff at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, highlighting the importance of mindfulness, yoga, and meditation in the corporate environment and beyond.

November 2017

In November 2017, NYC Yoga Project led the first annual Basket Brigade on Staten Island, NY, in partnership with Be Yoga & Dance, Staten Island PPS, Trader Joe’s, and the larger Staten Island community. Through this effort we provided free Thanksgiving meals to over 30 families in need.

October 2017

In October 2017, NYC Yoga Project expanded programming to an additional location in partnership with Women in Need (WIN). This location is the first established yoga programming with WIN in Brooklyn. This partnership provides access to weekly yoga to over 100 WIN families.
In October 2017, NYC Yoga Project participated in Bank of America-Merrill Lynch’s annual Disability Fair. The bank is committed to giving people with disabilities opportunities to achieve economic mobility and advancement by hiring across the firm for teams like Support Services and advocating inclusion and respect. Bank of America-Merril Lynch has been working with partners such as the Special Olympics for more than 30 years.