Rise Up To Be The Change

RISE UP YOGA, INC

A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION CENTERED AROUND THE EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT OF AT-RISK YOUTH THROUGH THE PRACTICE OF YOGA AND MEDITATION

WHAT WE DO

WE WORK WITH CHILDREN IN DETENTION, FOSTER CARE, LOW INCOME SCHOOLS/NEIGHBORHOODS , GROUP HOMES AND COMMUNITY CENTERS.

WHY WE DO IT

TO ALLOW AT-RISK CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18 AND LOW INCOME FAMILIES ACCESS TO THE PRACTICE OF YOGA AND MEDITATION FOR LITTLE TO NO COST.

ABOUT US

ESTABLISHED IN 2018

IN RESPONSE TO THE GROWING NEED FOR ALTERNATIVE, THERAPEUTIC PROGRAMS IN THE AT RISK COMMUNITY.

WHY YOGA?

YOGA CREATES CHILDREN WHO ARE BRIGHT LIGHTS IN THE WORLD BY INCREASING THEIR SELF-AWARENESS, THUS MAKING THEM STRONG, CENTERED AND GROUNDED BOTH BODY AND MIND.

WHAT IS RISE UP?

A PROGRAM THAT INCORPORATES PHYSICAL STRENGTH, MINDFULNESS, AND TEAM BUILDING.

WHO IS INVOLVED

CERTIFIED YOGA INSTRUCTORS TRAINED TO WORK WITH AT-RISK YOUTH WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED TRAUMA. ALL YOGA INSTRUCTORS HOLD A MINIMUM 200 HOUR YOGA ALLIANCE TEACHER CERTIFICATION.

CURRICULUM

A THIRTEEN WEEK CURRICULUM WHICH TEACHES VARIOUS ASPECTS OF YOGA, MINDFULNESS AND TEAM BUILDING THROUGH THE PRACTICE OF YOGA, GAMES AND ART.

COMPLIANCE

ALL RISE UP EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS ARE LEVEL 2 SCREENED IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE REGULATION. LEVEL 2 REFERS TO A STATE AND NATIONAL FINGERPRINT BASED CHECK AND APPLIES TO THOSE EMPLOYEES DESIGNATED BY LAS AS HOLDING POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY OR TRUST.

Meet the Team.

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Blog

I am the Student

I walk in to the group homes or programs each week as the teacher, but really, I am the student…Yesterday this proved to be true

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Getting Inspired

Every week, 6 of us pile up in a car armed with yoga mats, some art supplies, a few ideas for games and a plan

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The Journey Begins

I can’t even express my excitement as I embark upon this journey toward combining two areas of which I am so passionate!! Yoga and working

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