Raising Funds to Support ASL Interpretation for Yoga Teacher Training




Yoga classes and teacher training have been largely inaccessible to the Deaf community due to the lack of available American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, or the cost of hiring interpreters. This fall, a Deaf student enrolled in Nora Vimala Pozzi’s six-month Richmond Integral Yoga Teacher Training; in May 2019, she will become one of the only Deaf yoga teachers in the state.

       The ASL interpreters spearheading this effort created a proposal for the entire training, which includes significant pro bono work and other cost-cutting measures. The final cost will be $20,000, and the nonprofit Chrysalis Institute is collecting tax-deductible donations to the Deaf-Accessible Yoga Teacher Training Fund.

For more information or to donate, go to ChrysalisInstitute.org/Donate or email Martha Tyler at MBrillhartTyler@gmail.com.

 

 

 

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