Did you know one week ago, on January 11, was Human Trafficking Awareness Day? Or that a 2010 White House release marked January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month? In the realm of yogactivism, Yoga Freedom Project is leading the way in an effort to raise more awareness about sex trafficking and raise money [...]
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Well-known in the NYC Yoga world as owner of Bikram LES, and perhaps more widely recognized now as Lady Gaga’s yoga-undie-partner teacher, 41-year-young Tricia Donegan is featured this week in yoga fanzine The New York Times. Shout outs go to 105 degrees Fahrenheit, her dedicated student, Lady Gaga, Yoga Freedom Project and changing the world one sweaty asana at a time.
January 2012 is Yoga Freedom Month. Did you know? The yoga community has come together in unity in the past to support varying causes from cancer cures to rebuilding Haiti. Yoga Freedom Project, a new organization co-created by Off the Mat NYC leader Heather Snyder, is on a mission to unite the yoga community to help put an end to sex trafficking.
Read on to learn more from Heather about the cause and what we as a community can do about the issue of sex trafficking. In NYC? Come out for the big event on the 31st! Maybe we’ll see you there.