YogaFit Continues 1 Million Dollar Yoga Donation Pledge into 2013, starting with Aparecio Foundation partnership

YogaFit Continues 1 Million Dollar Yoga Donation Pledge into 2013, starting with Aparecio Foundation partnership


Beverly Hills, CA – As part of a pledge to donate $1 million of yoga each year to non-profit organizations, YogaFit, the leader in Mind/Body Fitness education. YogaFit has trained and certified over 200,000 yoga instructors on six continents and is the largest yoga school in the world, and will be donating yoga mats to Aparecio’s program. YogaFit donated 1 million dollars in yoga supplies and free yoga instruction in 2012

“We are pleased that YogaFit is able to assist charities in raising funds to continue their essential efforts. The world and the people in it benefit from more people practicing yoga more frequently,” expressed Beth Shaw, founder of YogaFit.

This donation is in line with Shaw’s personal belief system. A value-based entrepreneur, she is known for her community service initiatives. As an animal rights activist, Shaw serves on the National Council for the Humane Society and is involved in Animal Alliance, Downtown Dog Rescue and sits on the board of Social Compassion in Legislature. Her nonprofit organization, Visionary Women in Fitness, awards scholarships and grants women in need. The YogaFit network has also given over one million hours of community service.

Non-profit organizations interested in working with YogaFit should submit their request to


YogaFit is the largest yoga fitness education school in the world, with over 200,000 instructors trained worldwide. Established in 1994 by visionary fitness professional, yoga teacher, entrepreneur and author Beth Shaw, YogaFit hosts Mind Body Fitness Conferences, teacher trainings and retreats worldwide. YogaFit is the exclusive yoga partner for the American Council on Exercise ( ACE), Town Sports International ( NYSC, BSC, PSC, WCS), GoodLife Fitness, Can Fit Pro, Tiger Rock Martial Arts, Parker Chiropractic College and 24 Hour Fitness as well as many spas and studios. The unique YogaFit style focuses on safety, accessibility and "yoga for everybody". Instructors and enthusiasts alike are welcome to attend Conferences and Trainings. Founder and President Beth Shaw is internationally recognized as the foremost authority on yoga and fitness, and has been extensively profiled in print and television Beth has been featured in and on Oprah, CNN, USA Today, Washington Post, Time, Entrepreneur and regularly appears in yoga and fitness publications. Her book, YogaFit is among Human Kinetics bestselling titles and the latest book - Lessons From The Mat will be released in the Fall of 2012. YogaFit is a leader in Conscious Business and supports many causes and community service initiatives.


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