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Mental health benefits of yoga in a secondary school, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA The goal of this study was to evaluate potential mental health benefits of yoga for adolescents in secondary school. Students were randomly assigned to either regular physical education classes or to 11 weeks of yoga sessions based upon […]

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Join for better world and Yoga For People for a day of donation based yoga classes in Liberty Park September 28th 9.30 am – 2.00 pm Classes will begin every hour starting with laughter yoga at 9.30 All proceeds will go to provide eye care to those in need around the world and yoga for […]

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Yoga for People’s Amanda Jones gets schooled in Warrior 2! The world got a little bit smaller on Saturday, May 11 when a group of women from all over the world joined up for a Mother’s Day celebration. These women and their families, who now live in Utah, came together at Sugar House Park; their […]

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Yoga For People is thrilled to take home a staff-pick win in this year’s BEST OF edition of City Weekly! Thank you to all of our volunteers and affiliates who help keep our cause alive and breathing, and allow us a presence in this vibrant community. And a HUGE thank you to the City Weekly staff! Namaste, amigos. Best Stretching […]

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Yoga students learn that one of the key arms of yogic lifestyle is “seva,” or selfless, voluntary service. And while most yoga teacher trainings include this in their curriculum, many do not specifically encourage students to perpetuate yoga as community service. Salt Lake Community Collage teacher training students Yoga For People believes that the world would be […]

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All true yogis know that the practice is good for the heart. But a new study proves yoga’s medical benefits when it comes to “off-beat” tickers. Photo courtesy www.quickmedical.com Researchers at the University of Kansas followed 49 people with heart rhythm disorders (mainly, atrial fibrulation, usually treated with medication or surgery that has an 80-percent success rate, at best). These […]

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December 3, 2012To Whom it May Concern: On behalf of The Road Home, it is my pleasure to endorse Yoga For People for their volunteerism at our Community Winter Shelter in Midvale. Putting action behind their motto of “making yoga accessible to everyone,” Yoga For People has generously started organizing weekly yoga classes at our […]

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Just in time for our 12.12.12 fundraising event, Salt Lake City’s health-promoting Mayor, Mr. Ralph Becker,  asks the public to support Yoga for People. Take a look. Thank you, Mayor Becker – and Namaste! [youtube id=”afz93P5QMN8″]    

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  Yoga For People meets with the Dept. of Human Services. Yoga For People is constantly looking for more people to serve…to introduce to yoga. So we recently met with one of Utah Governor Herbert’s cabinet members, Department of Human Services director, Mr. Palmer DePaulis. “I’ve done yoga, and I think it’s great,” he tells […]

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Your family has likely headbanged over some eggnog to Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s rocked-out version of “Carol of the Bells.” Well, the annual production just came through town, and Yoga For People‘s Amanda Jones got to speak with guitar legend Al Pitrelli about his love of yoga, LuluLemon apparel, and even Yoga For People. He said he […]

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