Free Spirit Travel is a small family firm, created by Jilly Batchelar in 1994. Since then they have become the premier yoga holiday agency in the UK, and probably in Europe, with the biggest selection of yoga styles, locations and teachers.
Om Retreats offer yoga retreats in beautiful locations around the South East, from half days to long weekends. But Om Retreats is a non-profit organisation. All profits go directly towards running free of charge yoga for their charity partners.
Mysa Retreat host a range of activity retreats giving people the chance to escape from the everyday routine, find space and learn something new about themselves. That might be a weekend yoga retreat, a writers week, or maybe a corporate team event with a difference.
Yogamatters is the largest online supplier of yoga equipment, books and clothing. With over 2,500 products on offer, Yogamatters has the most extensive range of yoga products under one roof. BYF is truly honoured to be part of their High Five Initiative.
Ashiyana is a Yoga Retreat and Teacher Training school based out of Goa, India and Alto Paraíso in Brazil. Created as a sanctuary, or ‘home away from home’, they offer Yoga holidays, Retreats and Detox Programmes, as well as 200hr, 300hr and other modular Trainings.
The Float Spa is a well-being centre based in Hove offering a wide range of yoga classes and therapies under one roof. The Float Spa has supported BYF since being a sponsor in 2015 and offers their studio out for free for the foundations outreach programme.
Brighton Yoga Foundation is extremely grateful to the following organisations that have provided funds for our community outreach projects and general charitable work.
Brighton & Hove City Council has provided two grants to Brighton Yoga Foundation over the past two years: the first for our yoga for teenagers programme in East Brighton from its Engagement Fund, and more recently a contribution towards our core running costs from its Resilience Fund.
Sussex Community Foundation raises funds for and make grants to local charities and community groups across East and West Sussex and Brighton & Hove. It has provided funds to Brighton Yoga Foundation for our successful pilot programme of yoga classes for mental health in Brighton & Hove.
The REMF was set up in memory of Robert Eaton who died in the World Trade Centre building in the 9/11 terrorist attack. He was passionate about Brighton & Hove Albion and the charity raises money each year to donate to projects which help under-privileged young people. The REMF kindly donated funds to our Yoga for Teenagers project.