Renowned Yoga Teacher Seane Corn Headliner and Keynote Speaker
ATLANTA—The Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) will host its first-annual Yogathon on May 21, 2016, from 7am – 2pm in Chastain Horse Park. This unique fundraising event will bring together yoga enthusiasts from across the region for a day of mindful yoga lead by internationally celebrated yoga teacher Seane Corn.
The daylong event gives a new twist to the traditional walk or run fundraiser. Seane Corn and nine of Atlanta’s top yoga teachers will lead an energizing day of yoga with 500-1,000 attendees. It will conclude with a keynote presentation from Ms. Corn, followed by music and entertainment. The event is open to all, but previous experience with yoga is recommended. Funds raised from the event will support programs, policy, and awareness for women and girls in the five metro counties of Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett.
“I know first hand yoga's ability to motivate, strengthen, center and inspire and with this six hour event comes the chance to create the kind of energy that can change the lives of thousands of women now living in poverty in Atlanta. And it all starts with the intention to create meaningful change — change that will begin as hundreds of participants take a single breath together on May 21," said Event Chair and AWF Board Member Lisa Cannon Taylor.
Kelly Dolan, Executive Director of AWF, added, “We want to encourage attendees to become involved in our efforts to empower women and girls in metro Atlanta. Events like this are essential to breaking the cycle of generational poverty in our community.”
To participate in the AWF Yogathon, attendees are required to purchase a single ticket or group tickets. For additional information or to register, visit: http://atlantawomen.org/news-events/yogathon/.
About Seane Corn
Seane Corn is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher known for her impassioned activism, unique self-expression, and inspirational style of teaching that incorporates both the physical and mystical aspects of the practice of yoga. Her classes integrate dynamic vinyasa flow asana (linking movement with breath) with the application of precise alignment, meditation, visualization, intention and prayer to create an inner journey towards healing and empowerment. She began her teaching career in 1994 and has since appeared on over twenty magazine covers, featured in over thirty magazine publications, was a featured yoga contributor for Oprah.com’s ‘Spirit’ section and seen on The Today Show with Matt Lauer.
About The Atlanta Women’s Foundation
The Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s mission is to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls and to end generational poverty. The Foundation has invested more than $13 million in Atlanta area nonprofit organizations that have successfully moved women and girls from poverty to economic self-sufficiency. In addition to local grantmaking, AWF produces programs, builds awareness and supports public policy in order to leverage community resources to break the cycle of generational poverty.
The Atlanta Women’s Foundation: Breaking Cycles. Building Women.
For more information, please visit www.atlantawomen.org.