“We salute your community for providing free yoga lessons to foreign workers. And in this way your community helps to develop the peace and unity to peoples with different nationalities.” — St. Anne’s Filipino Catholic Group Coordinator Lorenda Rafanan. By Foster Barnes
TUESDAY, 14/10/2014. The Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) is growing and adding classes almost weekly. Our yoga program for Hong Kong’s overseas workers is our largest and fastest growing volunteer-run program. And since July of this year, AYC has partnered with St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Stanley to share...
MONDAY, 13/10/2014. YAC is honored to partner with Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Jockey Club Tai Koko Tsui Integrated Services Centre to share the practice and benefits of yoga with women from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. This program provides participants with practical tools to manage stress while exploring new career options. Master Vishnu led the opening class with AYC Volunteer teachers Adeline Ng and Ceci Lee. Adeline and Ceci will co-teach the class for the next two months. This group meets each Monday from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong...
WEDNESDAY, 11/06/2014. Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) has partnered with Hong Kong’s Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop to share yoga with young urban break-dance students. Master Vijay led the introductory class which began on Wednesday, 11/06/2014. AYC volunteers Ivan Li and Hiu Ming team up of 10 to 20 to teach at-risk youth (mostly boys ages 15-18) the fundamentals of yoga — especially flexibility and balance, but also focus, patience, and self-control. When: Wednesdays from 8 to 9 p.m. Where: 2 Holy Cross Path, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong Youth Outreach provides professional...
We need teachers for our fastest growing program. AYC’s free yoga classes for the Overseas Workers Community began on 02/06, in Admiralty with 21 students, but today attendance has reached almost 10 times that number. If you would like to gain some experience teaching, this is a great place to start. Please join us at one of our locations in Central or Tsim Sha Tsui on Saturdays or Sundays. For more information or to join, please contact Project Leader Louise Vas at louise@yogacommunity.org  
By Foster Barnes
THURSDAY, 10/07/2014. Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) partners with Hong Kong’s Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop to share yoga with at-risk youth. Many inner-city youth lack the resources to deal with life’s obstacles. Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop was established to help shape the personality of young people and boost their self-confidence by “integrating the Hip Hop culture into the adolescence development.” Since it’s inception in 2004, the Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop has become known as a well-respected, professional break-dance school. Their...
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