An Eco-Chic Evening of Fashion & Philanthropy Benefiting Y.O.G.A for Youth’s Children in Need

Join Y.OG.A. for Youth and Celebrity Fit Club’s Harvey Walden and the LA Kings Ice Crew to highlight the holiday season of giving at the 2011 Winter Solstice Gala & Warrior Awards. Siren Studios, Hollywood - Sunday, December 4th from 5-9pm.
Nov. 29, 2011 - PRLog -- This Sunday, December 4th, 2011 from 5pm – 9pm, sustainable socialites, conscious celebs and healthy hipsters will gather to support one of the oldest youth yoga non-profit organizations in the country, Y.O.G.A. for Youth.  This green-friendly fete will feature complimentary cocktails & appetizers courtesy of Contemporary Catering, Veev, Chado Tea, Love Letters, Vita Coco, Cake-a-liscious, Hugo’s, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, and Bar One.

“We are thrilled to be able to engage such a mindful audience in our efforts to serve our deserving youth, especially with teen suicide on the rise and youth education on the decline. This year’s gala will launch our Youth Yoga Summer Camp Contest thanks to the generous support of Southwest Airlines and announce the winners of the 2012 Y.O.G.A. for Youth School Scholarship sponsored by 21st Century Snacks” says Krishna Kaur, Founder of Y.O.G.A. for Youth and Chairman of the International Association of Black Yoga Teachers.

Longtime supporter Forrest Whitaker and friends including Louis Gossett Jr., Sasha Alexander, Marisa Coughlan, Dr. Drew, LL Cool J, Ice-T, Prince, Tracy Morgan, Steve Harvey, Tia Mowry, Damon Wayans Jr, Jamie Foxx and Karl Kani have been invited to join Dr. Drew, Deon Richmond, Bobby Brown, Austin Anderson, Tommy Rosen, Charity Hill, Shawn Corne, and M in honoring Harvey E. Walden IV and celebrating Y.O.G.A. for Youth’s continued charitable efforts worldwide.

VIP's will be pampered with hand scrubs, massages, reiki, and henna in the Fresh®Healing Suite, featuring Glory of Henna, Human Spirit Ascending, Body Electric Today, and Floricopia.  Plus all guests have a chance to win fabulous jewelry in the Stein Diamond’s Radiant Raffle featuring Alexis Bittar, Dogeared, Amrita Singh, Tuleste Market, and Koering Jewelry.

Do-gooders will also have the chance to fetch designer duds at a discount straight off the runway. 100% of the proceeds from Elevate the Runway Eco-Fashion Show and Auction will fund youth yoga programs thanks to Beyond Yoga, Green Denim Initiative, Think Substance, Be Love, kikaPaprika, Twirls and Twigs, Hippo Works, Indosole, Puravida and Rebagz.

Fashionistas can top off holiday shopping lists with limited edition items during the Tray-passed Trunk Show and exclusive experiences highlighted in the Silent Auction courtesy of Tory Burch, Splendid, Tadashi Shoji, Vix Swimwear, Lucky Eyewear, Felix Ray, A Clothes Call, Vitamix, Yoga Fit, Yawning Yoga, Golden Bridge Yoga, Firenze Osteria, Tours4Fun, Kripalu, Troon Golf, Asics, Road Runner Sports, Murad, Tall Art Girl, Seattle Seahawks, Anaheim Angels, CAA Sports, Strongman Enterprises and more!

This action packed event should be at the top of everyone’s dance card with performances by Last Comic Standing’s Amy Claire and Shelby Stockton, celebrity DJs’ GlobeSonic DJ Fabian Alsultany and Scott Savak plus a special performance by Aerial Revolution.  Don't forget to grab your sustainable swag bag jam packed with goodies from Lululemon Athletica, Kookie Karma, REI, Lady Buddy, Beanfields Snacks, Yoga Groove, Core Power Yoga, Dr. Tattoff, and Aykanna.

100% of the net proceeds of this event will directly fund youth yoga programs in the community. This event is sponsored by Ankobia Group, LA Yoga Magazine, 10th Gate Yoga, AV Event Designs, JC Party Rentals, Jill Teeples Design, Positively Positive, Yoga West, The Social Diva and Siren Studios.

EVENT CONTACT FAX: 323-734-5482

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Y.O.G.A. for Youth is a 501(c)3 non-profit non-denominational organization dedicated to providing urban youth in detention facilities, shelters, community centers, schools and hospitals with tools of self-discovery that foster hope, discipline and respect for oneself, others and community for the past 12 years.
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