Find answers to the most common questions below. If you have a question which is not addressed on this page, please contact us so we can help you.
Do I qualify for the program?
If you have had any type of brain surgery, been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), or have a brain tumor which has not been operated on yet, you qualify once released by your doctor for after-care.
What is the minimum age for this program?
The minimum age if 5 years old. All children under 18 must have a parent or guardian's consent to enter the program.
Is there any cost to me?
If you are accepted into our program, your classes will be heavily subsidized through donations from our wonderful supporters- the cost has been reduced from $60 to $10 a class. Other expenses you may incur are transportation to and from your yoga courses (if the class is not taken through Skype) and any additional items you decide to purchase from the yoga studio, such as bottled water, a mat rental, towel rental, etc..
How do I apply?
The online application is quick and easy- just click this link to get started: Apply
If accepted into the program, how long will the program be for?
Each person receives up to three months of classes, three times weekly.
How long does it take to hear back after I submit my application?
Please allow 5-7 business days to hear back from us. Once you submit your application we will be working to find the best yoga teacher match in your area.
I haven't had brain surgery or a TBI, but I want to help others through your cause. How can I best help?
If you are a certified yoga teacher, we are hiring! Please apply on the Careers page. Please help by giving a donation of any size. 100% of proceeds go to helping others who have gone through the stressful and expensive experience of brain surgery or hospitalization from a traumatic brain injury. Most patients are so overwhelmed they don't even know how or where to find help. That is where we come in. We are partnered with hospitals, yoga teachers, and studios across the US to advocate for the current gap in support and care after brain surgery. We also reach out through social media a strong online presence to connect patients to yoga courses designed specially for them and their needs to start their healing process.
I own a yoga studio, how can I partner with Yoga Support?
Please send us a message here and and we will call you:
To become a yoga teacher with Yoga Support do I have to be certified?
You do need to hold a minimum of 200 hours teacher training and your own personal insurance policy covering your yoga classes.
Is Yoga Support registered with the BBB?
We have submitted our application and are currently waiting for full review and approval.
Is Yoga Support on GuideStar?
Yes! Please visit our page.
What types of donations do you accept? How do I know you received my donation?
Donating is simple and easy on our Donate page. We accept any form of credit or debt card through the secure site PayPal. You may also submit a donation through PayPal using your own PayPal account. Once you submit the donation on PayPal's site you will receive three emails. Two are from PayPal for tax receipt purposes and proof your payment went through and one is an email from our organization confirming we received the funds and thanking you for your generosity. If for any reason you do not receive these confirmation emails after 24 hours of submitting your donation, please Contact Us so we can get you the correct information. We also accept personal checks. To mail a check please Contact Us for address information.