How Does My Donation Help?

Where does my money go?
Here is a breakdown of how your contribution specifically helps us further our mission.

INSURANCE
– Event insurance
– Liability insurance

MARKETING
– Marketing material such as flyers to promote our classes.
– Marketing materials such as post cards or note cards thanking/soliciting donors
– Investment in promotional items, which help brand our name
– Event signage
– Website maintenance & hosting
– Costs for email newsletter software

OTHER FEES
– Legal fees
– PO Box fees

PERMITS
– Permitting fees for classes/events
– Music licensing fees

RENT
– Indoor space rental

RESALE ITEMS
– Investment in resale items like water bottles and T-shirts

SUPPLIES
– Investment in sound equipment like speaks, microphone, batteries, etc
– Office supplies; pens, paper, clipboards, photocopying
– Big blue bags for carrying mats

TEACHERS
– Currently, all of our teachers are seva teachers. (Seva is the Sanskrit word meaning selfless service). It is our vision that one day we will be able to pay our teachers for the services.

WHAT WE DO NOT PAY FOR:
– Employees: We do not pay our assistants, board members, advisory committee members, or teachers.
– Mats: We are fortunate enough that all of our mats have be donated, and we have not had a need to purchase any.

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