Niroga Events

Lift the Heart Yogathon and Music Social

live music, food, art, & yoga

Saturday May 14, 2011
Location: Niroga Institute
Fellowship Hall (29th Ave. entrance)
111 Fairmount Ave. Oakland, CA 94611
Admission: Sliding scale $5 - $100
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LIFT THE HEART is a community event where people who care about transformation come together

  • to RAISE funds for Niroga’s programs which directly uplift thousands of people every week in urban schools, juvenile halls, homeless shelters, cancer hospitals and rehab centers

  • to CELEBRATE and support the graduates of the Integral Health Fellowship for People of Color and Yoga Teacher Training programs.


LIFT THE HEART will feature activities for everyone to enjoy!
The vibrant day includes:

  • Yoga-thon from 4-7pm (come anytime)
  • An open space for yoga and meditation
  • Live concert featuring local performers after 7pm
  • Live visual art;
  • Dj’s and dancing after 7pm
  • Marketplace of beautiful products and nurturing services
  • Delicious nutritious food.


LIFT THE HEART invites you to make a personal difference in supporting the health and well-being of underserved at-risk communities by participating in one, two, or all of the following ways:

  • Attend LIFT THE HEART event!
  • Participate in the Yoga-thon! To participate and sign up sponsors, click here.
  • Donate food, services, artwork, and/or products to sell at the event’s marketplace
  • Volunteer and share your talent through performance art (i.e. live music, live painting, spoken word/poetry, dance)
  • Become a sponsor
  • Pledge someone who is raising money through the event’s Yoga-thon
  • Delicious nutritious food.


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