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VOLUNTEER

Our Volunteers

I discovered yoga a few years ago, and it has been a slow and courageous falling in love. The quiet, the gathering in, and the fascinating encounter with myself each time a new as I step on to the mat. I am always happy to have the opportunity to contribute from my abilities and professionalism to important projects like Yoga for All. I sincerely hope that yoga will become an accessible tool for growth for all segments of the population.

I have been practicing and studying yoga regularly for many years. I Teach and disseminate knowledge about yoga on a voluntary basis. I am an avid supporter of the idea of ​​exposing large populations to yoga and making it accessible to those who cannot reach it themselves. I have  taught Yoga at Ayalon Prison for six months. I am married to Esti and father to Erez and Mor.

Inbal Schlesinger // Yoga teacher 

Since 1995, I have been volunteering with women who have come out of the circles of suffering and addictions with the tools of Mindfulness meditation. I have practiced yoga since 2003 and in recent years I have been trained as a teacher. In 2017, I completed a yoga practice and therapy course at the Swasta Yoga School by Iris Klein. In recent years I have been re-exposed to Buddhism and fell in love with the Buddha Dharma. I study and deepen the observation of the nature of consciousness and the nature of life. This observation gives rise to compassion and wisdom that widen my ability to accompany people in their healing process. Today, I accompany people, especially women, in the process of healing,  combining tools from Yoga, Buddhism and the 12 steps program.

Practicing yoga since 2003 and founder of the Myoga Studio in Cfar Saba. I was first exposed to Vijnana Yoga by Alphonse Tarshel during a yoga therapy course. From the first moment I realized that this was the right method for me! I soon joined classes with Noga Barkai and from there to another Vijnana yoga teacher training course. I have assisted Noga Barkai in rehabilitative yoga class since 2016. Today I teach group and private lessons as well as rehabilitation classes. I am excited to be part of the Yoga for All community.

Tal Sekely // Yoga teacher  

My acquaintance with Satyaananda Yoga began in 2002 in India,where I lived and tudied under my theachers' guidance for several years.  A sense of commitment and desire to share what I received  led me to teach the secrets of yoga wherever needed throughout Israel.

I have taught Yoga to varied  populations  - psychiatric as well as cancer patients, students at universities, elderly people and youth. Over the years, I have learned to adapt teaching to different populations so that they can be exposed to yoga in the most complete manner while maintaining the principles and traditions.

Today I aspire to introduce yoga practice in places where there is less familiarity and awareness of it, but where it is greatly needed. That is my motive for joining Yoga for All.

Yael Karasik // Yoga Teacher

I am a graduate of the Vijnana Yoga teachers'  traiing led by Noga Barkai and I

teach yoga in Ramat Hasharon. In my work at Yoga for All I teach at the "Neot Aviv" hostel, located in Herzliya,  a framework which  serves as a home 

for girls in distress aged 14-18.

I strongly believe in the therapeutic power of yoga and the importance of making Yoga accessible to as many audiences as possible. I am excited to be part of the Yoga for all community. 

Keren Avidan // Graphic Designer

Yair Haim // Yoga Teacher

Tal Iny // Yoga Teacher

Ruti Smolikov // Yoga Teacher

I have been practicing Yoga and meditation for over 25 years. I teach yoga in Israel and worldwide and also train yoga teachers. Founder of  "Naim" studio in Tel-Aviv and co-founder of the "Yoga Arava " project in the past, I am currently managing the Israeli Yoga Teachers Association (ISA). 

One of my first teachers was a former prisoner who was exposed to yoga in prison -  he was a true inspiration for me . Thus, when I first heard of Yoga for All, I immediately knew I wanted to be a part of it , not only as a representative of The ISA, but as a private person and a yogi who simply wishes to share the miraculous gift of practice with people who come from difficult backgrounds. 

Roni Friedman // Yoga Teacher

I have been practicing Yoga and meditation for over 25 years. I teach yoga in Israel and worldwide and also train yoga teachers. Founder of  "Naim" studio in Tel-Aviv and co-founder of the "Yoga Arava " project in the past, I am currently managing the Israeli Yoga Teachers Association (ISA). 

One of my first teachers was a former prisoner who was exposed to yoga in prison -  he was a true inspiration for me . Thus, when I first heard of Yoga for All, I immediately knew I wanted to be a part of it , not only as a representative of The ISA, but as a private person and a yogi who simply wishes to share the miraculous gift of practice with people who come from difficult backgrounds. 

Nathalie Isacc // Yoga Teacher

I am a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher, teaching in my private studio and as an assistant in therapeutic yoga classes. For a long time I harbored an intuitive impulse to teach yoga in prison. Yoga for All has granted me the platform and support to teach regularly at Rimonin prison in central Israel.The experience is amazing. I teach and share the practice with amazing people, who are respectful and thirsty to practice and learn. I feel this is pure work with raw material which  is a human being, regardless of past, background, religion, or status. Simply yoga.

Support Us

Yoga For All is an independent, not-for-profit project that works nationally in Israel. At present, we operate under the auspices of Gvanim, a formally-incorporated Israeli environmental and social justice nonprofit. All donations to Gvanim are tax-exempt in Israel. For American donors, we have a 501 (c)3 fiscal agent in the New Israel Fund[YK1] .

 

Our financial model is designed to ensure that money is no bar for those seeking to learn Yoga, and much of our target audience is made up of Israelis who simply would not be able to afford Yoga lessons if they were not highly subsidized. To finance this, our budget is based on a mix of earned income from institutions (e.g. prisons) as well as municipal and regional budgets from our partnering municipalities and councils as well as from the nonprofit organizations we partner with. Unfortunately, these partnerships often do not even cover the basic costs of operating our program.

 

If you are interested in donating to Yoga For All,  please feel free to contact us directly. For those who would like to donate through our site please to so. Every donation, big or small, is a meaningful contribution to this projects' success.