Join Austin Area Yoga Studios for Katrina AID Donation Classes

Show Your Love for the World...
while discovering the breath we all share.

nowing the ongoing need for aid & support for people in our own town and throughout our south eastern region of the US, Austin Area Yoga Studios are joining forces this October (7th, 8th & 9th) to help show how much austin loves the world. Partcipating in these yoga classes will give you an opportunity to learn more about yoga while lending a helping hand to those in dire need.

All donations will be sent directly to a Aid effort of the choosing for each individual studio. Austin Loves the World is researching in attempts to identify sources of support for our region that guarantees proper usage of donated funds for true humanitarian aid. We try to identify organizations that avoid administrative excess and optimize direct humanitarian support.
Participating Yoga Studios (Studio Signup Form)
donations class

Healing in Yoga
@ Casa de Luz - 1701 Toomey
(512) 604-3217
All Levels Class
11 am - 1 pm

Yoga Yoga
NorthWestYoga Yoga & Yoga Yoga North Studio
(512) 328-4949
Saturday October 8th, 3:00 to 5:00 PM YOGA YOGA NORTH
From The Heart of The Storm: A Kundalini Yoga Class by Katrina
Survivor Brian Bush

Brian Bush, a Kundalini yoga teacher, has relocated to Austin following the destruction of his home in Ocean Springs, Mississippi in the wake of Katrina. Brian will share his personal story of how his yoga practice has helped him survive the devastating aftereffects of the storm. He will also teach a special class to open the heart as we collectively offer our help and compassion to all those affected by the hurricane. Please join Brian in this by donation only class as he inspires us to remember what the practice of yoga is truly about.
Friday, Oct. 7
Speak and Create: Harnessing the Power of the 5th Chakra with Kewal

Saturday, Oct. 8

Yoga Sampler with Sharon Moon

Saturday, Oct. 8

at YYN
From The Heart of The Storm: Kundalini Yoga Class by Katrina Survivor Brian Bush

Sunday, Oct. 9

at YYN
Journey into the Gong with Siri B.
7 pm

3 pm

3 pm - 5pm

3 pm - 5pm

Materna Yoga Center
2520 Longview, Suite 412
(512) 385-9642
10 am
11:45 am
3 pm

Yoga Solutions
10008 Mount Rainier Drive, Austin, TX-78747
(512) 963-8364
Yoga for Stress Management
11.45 - 12.45 pm

reservation required

Yoga For Life
1206 E. Palm Valley Blvd. • Round Rock, TX
(512) 716-0046
9 - ? am
10 - ? am
11:30 am - 1 pm

Castle Hill Specialized Fitness
1112 Suite B North Lamar
(512) 478-4567
call studio for info
(512) 478-4567
call studio for info
(512) 478-4567

Bikram Austin at Yogagroove
7950 Great Northern Blvd.
(512) 407-9909

Bikram Yoga: 26 postures in 90 minutes to systematically reshape your body, reduce stress, clear your mind and calm your soul. All levels.


Austin Yoga - Serendipity
1122-C South Lamar Blvd.
(512) 228-2901

This October 1st Event raised
American Red Cross: $71.66
ASPCA: $69.16
New Orleans Yoga Fund: $109.18

Yoga Classes
9:15-10:15 Leesalyn Hatha Flow - All Levels

Leesalyn has been a student of the Ashtanga and Sivananda yoga traditions since 1998. Having completed her training in multiple 200 hr RYT and now pursuing certification at the 500 RYT, her skillful style flows sequentially from asana to asana integrating the graces and challenges of the practice.  Encouraging students to develop their abilities and explore their capacities, her style and motivation are a direct contribution of her teachers, most notably His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Please visit for more information.
10:30-11:30 Katie Smith Experience the technology of Kundalini yoga for creating inner strength and calm.  All levels welcome.  Yoga exercises, breathing and chanting.  For more info contact instructor Katie Smith at
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11:45-12:45 Judy Witkin  
Musical Performance
1-2       Havilah Tower Havilah Tower will perform live with Aaron Klimisch (guitar) and Stephen Perkins (drummer - NOT from Jane's Addiction). Havilah combines heart, soul and life experience to create original music often likened to folk rock but not to be boxed in by one genre.
Massage Therapy
9-10 Julie VanderPloeg
& Heather Darden
Julie VanderPloeg, Massage Therapist
Health and Wellness Promoter
StresSolutions Professional Chair Massage

Heather Darden's contact information is:  phone, 302-5559 or email,
10-11 Nicole Longnion
Heather Darden
Bob Leal
Bob Leal, RMT, MTI • Certified Myopractic Instructor
512-565-8473 • Bob Leal, RMT, is a graduate of Lauterstein-Conway.  After graduation, Bob began studying Thai massage under the tutelage of Dr. Anthony James, Master Instructor. Bob has extensive training in deep muscle therapy, medical massage and structural integration.  He is a certified Myopractic Deep Muscle Therapy Instructor and is curtrently working towards certification in Myopractic Structural Integration.  He offers Myopractic workshops on a monthly basis at his office in S. Austin.  He also is an MTI and CEU Provider.
11-12 Nicole Longnion
Bob Leal
12-1 Heather Darden
& Ginger Schultz
Bob Leal
Ginger Shultz is an ACC massage therapy student entering internship.  To make an appointment, call 440-0301.
1-2 Heather Darden
Bob Leal

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