YogaCaps was founded in 2006 as an all volunteer organization that builds wellness and community by making yoga practices more available and affordable. Our vision is that communities will become healthier every day and in every way by using the natural and affordable techniques and practices of yoga.
Our "Yoga Volunteer Corps" (YVC) shares free yoga and meditation classes with special populations. Though our "Thriving with Yoga" program, we partner with NH hospitals to provide three free weekly classes for those with the experience of cancer and their family/caregivers. We also partner other NH nonprofit organizations to serve their clients each week.
For the general public, we develop donation-based information sessions, workshops, conferences and retreats. Our annual family-friendly "Yoga for Peace" event features over 30 teachers sharing classes for all ages and levels of practice from beginner to more advanced. Throughout the year we offer seminars through our Visiting Scholars Program.
Finally, we provide yoga therapy to meet an individual's wellness goals. In addition to yoga, this includes lifestyle management and medication therapy management.
Our 4th Annual Yoga for Peace conference will be held on 10/1/11 at Nashua Community College. Over 33 teachers will share a variety of yoga practices to build inner peace and wellness, and enjoy an enriching community experience. It is a great way to sample everything from chair yoga and laughter yoga to the more physical. This family-friendly day begins with a children's Peace Poster Parade and Contest officiated by Mayor Donnalee Lozeau. It also includes healthy food, wellness marketplace, holistic healing arts, music and much more!
Entry is by donation, so it is affordable for all! Net donations will benefit three nonprofit causes: Meals on Wheels program of St. Joseph's Community Services to support healthy whole foods for homebound/disabled seniors, Thriving with Yoga program of YogaCaps to share free yoga classes for those with cancer, and scholarship assistance for intergenerational students in the Peace and Social Justice Studies Program at Nashua Community College.
For more information please contact Terry Gupta, MSW at email@example.com or visit www.yogacaps.org or 603-670-0302.