China Library Project; Charity in Shanghai
The Smith School of Business EMBA Porgram and The Library Project join force
11.23.2008 – The Library Project and the Shanghai EMBA program of the University
of Maryland's Smith School of Business will sponsor a Yoga introduction event to
raise money for the charity.
The University of Maryland’s, Smith School of Business in association with The
Library Project is offering an great opportunity to begin or improve Yoga practice and
help children in need across China.
The Library Project donates books and libraries to under financed elementary
schools in China. They believe education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty
that exists in the developing world. As they see it, education is change. This year
alone the Library project has built more than 70 libraries in remote and needy areas
Their goal is to develop The Library Project into an organization that helps empower
millions of children every year through the gift of education. This goal will take an
enormous amount of dedication, planning, and hard work.
The two-part foundational Yoga workshop will introduce participants to correct
breathing, relaxation and postural techniques. The fundraiser is suitable for all ages
and abilities, to discover Yoga or to improve current practice.
The event is to be held Saturday, November 29, 2008 from 12:30pm - 2:00pm at the
Smith School of Business, Room A401, Tomorrow Square, JW Marriott Building
located at 399 West Nanjing Road.
Developed in India over 6000 years ago, Yoga is a holistic form of exercise which
aims to unite the body and mind through meditative postures and breathing
techniques. Yoga can benefit you in the following ways: Improved strength and
flexibility; reduced stress and relief from ailments such as back pain.
The instructor for the day will be an internationally experienced teacher from the UK.
Has been teaching Yoga for 8 years and practicing for 12 years. 600 hours of