You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi
We love our local community and are grateful to live in wonderful Traverse City, in this blessed country on this beautiful and sacred planet!.
We believe that it's not enough to live in a community, or to be a part of community. We believe that we have a responsibility to contribute to our community, and we are grateful to be able to volunteer with local organizations on a regular basis.
We also encourage our students to participate with non-profit organizations including the United Way/Bikram Yoga Traverse City SEVA Program.
We donate lesson packages and contribute to the fundraising efforts of many local organizations including:
Art Center Women's Resource
AuSable River Canoe Marathon
Big Little Hero Race
Cherry Knoll Elementary
Eastern PTO Fundraiser
Elk Rapids Schools
Elk Rapids We are E.R.
Family Wisdom Conference
Festival of Races
Festival of Tables
Friends Of Michigan Midwives Benefit Concert
Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple and Zen Center
Grand Traverse Academy
Grand Traverse Pavilions
Jodi Ream Benefit
Kid's Food Basket
Kingsley Project Graduation
Lady Trojans of Traverse City Central (Ladies Golf Team)
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
NMC Business Partner
NMC "Food for Thought" Food donation drop-off site 2012-15
Path Funder for Path Finder School
"Red Hot Best Bash for Red Hot Causes" Traverse Magazine
Run Across Ethiopia / Higher Grounds
Safe Passage Fiesta
TC Breakers Swim Club
The Bayside Bombshell's Burlesque Troupe
Traverse City Turkey Trot
Traverse City Conservation District
Women's Resource Center
Women's Road Ralley
Youth Girl's Softball
You do 1 hour of "Seva" at any approved volunteer spot & you get 1 free yoga class!
LIMIT: 10 classes, or 10 hours per year per student.
If volunteering is your vocation, you do not qualify. You must have current package.
Here are more volunteer ideas that you may be interested in...