INTO THE LIGHT – YOGA GROOVE FUNDRAISER FOR DANS LA RUE LOFT108 INVITES YOU TO OUR 8TH ANNUAL INTO THE LIGHT COMMUNITY EVENT DEC 21, 2019
For Immediate Release – Montréal, Québec, Dec 20, 2019.
The annual Into the Light Yoga community practice offers Montrealers’ a reprieve from Holiday shopping and a chance to give back. The all levels yoga event brings together yoga students and teachers from across the city and raises funds for Dans la Rue, a charitable organization that works with homeless youth in Montreal.
Hosted by yoga teacher and owner of Loft108 Yasmin Fudakowska-Gow & Groove Instructor Stephanie Nairn, this event is on the Winter Solstice, marking the time when the days become longer, hence the reason this event is called ‘Into the Light’. It also features a silent auction and a ‘yoga tapestry’ style practice whereby the practice is taught by a four of yoga teachers from across Montreal.
“This is an important event for me and for annual participants, because it gives us an opportunity to come together and expand the kindness and love yoga offers and share this light with those who need it most. It’s amazing to have a variety of yoga teachers teaching together. This adds greatly to the community spirit. I also love that children join this event with their parents, making the atmosphere light and warm.” – Yasmin Fudakowska-Gow.
Yasmin has organized a Yoga Fundraiser for Dans la Rue every year since 2012. In the last two years alone, the event has raised more than $3000 and has helped create a wellness and self-help library at the Dans la Rue Day Centre.
Dans la rue is the only organization in Montreal which takes a multifaceted approach to respond to the needs of homeless youth and youth at risk. Donations fund the services and programs (van, emergency shelter, school, employability, psychologists, nurses, apartments, family services, etc.) adapted to the youths’ needs.
“We are deeply honoured to benefit from Yasmin’s support for so many years now! Thanks to her and everyone who takes part in the Into the Light Event, we are able to provide the most adapted services for thousands of homeless youth, make a positive change in their lives and help them build a better future for themselves!” – Cécile Arbaud, Executive Director, Dans la rue.
DATE: Dec 21, 2019 SCHEDULE:
• 2:30pm Doors Open & Silent Auction • 3:00pm All levels Yoga & Meditation practice (bilingual) • 4:30pm Groove Dance & relaxation with Stephanie Nairn • 5:00pm Aprés Yoga snacks & Silent Auction
LOCATION: Loft108, 377 St Paul Street W #200, Montreal, QC H2Y 2A7 (Metro Square Victoria)
SILENT AUCTION ITEMS: Gift Certificates from Restaurant Melisse, Citalfort Gym, Bello Deli, Lingerie Courval, Gisele Seto Massage and Luna Yoga; Yoga cloths from Espace Pepin; Mala necklace from Samastah; Yoga Starter kit from Lululemon, snacks from Vanou Catering and more coming!
CONTACT: Organizer: Yasmin Fudakowska-Gow, firstname.lastname@example.org, 514-622-8020 Dans la Rue communications: Valérie Dubreuil, Director, Development and communications, email@example.com, 514 207 4324