Free Spirit Yoga
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.
Infinity Foods started as a small shop in Brighton in 1971, and now, in their 50th year, distribute vegetarian, natural and organic food all over the world. We're thrilled to have them on board once again, supporting our Brighton Yoga & Well-Being Festival in July.
Take Part Festival & BYF Partnership
TAKEPART is an award winning annual council run festival, celebrating sport, dance and exercise in Brighton & Hove.
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
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.
The Resource Centre is a charity serving voluntary and community groups in the Brighton and Hove area. They are used by around 800 different local groups every year, from playgroups to environmental campaigns, residents associations to arts organisations.
Brighton Yoga Foundation is extremely grateful to the following organisations that have provided funds for our community outreach projects and general charitable work.
Big Lottery Awards for All
The Big Lottery Awards for All award money raised by National Lottery players to fund great ideas that help communities to thrive.
Their support has played a vital part in funding for the 2021 Brighton Yoga & Well-Being Festival.
Chalk Cliff Trust
The Chalk Cliff Trust is a foundation set up to provide grants and donations to charities, action groups and benevolent organisations in East Sussex.
One of the 43 Active Partnerships across England, Active Sussex’s main aim is to increase participation in sport and physical activity at a local level.
They work collaboratively to create the conditions for an active nation and use the power of sport and physical activity to transform lives.
Brighton & Hove Council
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.
Sport England is a public body and invests up to £300 million National Lottery and government money each year in projects and programmes that help people get active and play sport. It wants everyone in England, regardless of age, background, or level of ability, to feel able to engage in sport and physical activity.
Sussex Community Foundation
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.
Robert Eaton Memorial Fund
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.
Sussex Law Society
The Sussex Law Society, founded in 1860, is a professional organisation representing solicitors practising in the central Sussex area. Their Annual Charity Ball is a major supporter and fundraiser for our outreach work