With charitable giving under a strain, Cyndi Bulka of Moving Mantra Yoga Studio has a way for Triangle residents to give so it doesn’t hurt with a fundraiser for the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.
Raleigh, NC, May 4,2009 -- May 30th is a special day at Cyndi Bulka’s N. Raleigh’s Moving Mantra Yoga Studio on Sawmill Road. Nearly 20 Raleigh businesses have pulled together, offering a variety of products and services to benefit the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle on Karma Yoga Day.
"I believe it is vital for all of us to share what we can and pull together, especially when times get tougher. How we act and what we do for our community is what Karma is all about. Since the concept of Karma is a spiritual one, I felt what better way to express this spirituality than to create an event that benefits people of all faiths through a fundraiser for the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle." said Bulka.
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is a food-redistribution effort that has fed thousands of people in the Triangle and surrounding area for nearly 20 years. In the belief that hunger is unacceptable, the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, alleviates hunger by developing systems to recover, prepare and distribute wholesome, perishable food for the area's poor, hungry, undernourished and homeless. Volunteers drive 11 trucks across the Triangle every day to deliver nearly six million pounds of food to 200 agencies in the course of a year.
Karma Yoga Day kicks off at 8am with Yoga classes that anyone can participate in for a $10 suggested donation. Attendees can take advantage of $1 a minute Chair Massage, Ayurvedic treatments & Foot Reflexology, $5 Paraffin hand waxes. $10 haircuts with master stylist Stephen Gauquie of Troutman Beauty Affaire and more.
Jewelry, food, beverage, t-shirts and raffle tickets for amazing prizes donated by local merchants will be available for purchase. Supervised activities for children 4 and up are available so everyone can have a good time in a fun, inviting atmosphere.
Celebrate a day dedicated to giving back to our community Saturday, May 30th, 8am – 12pm at Moving Mantra Yoga Studio, 200 Sawmill Road, Suite 101 in N. Raleigh. For more information and to make donations contact Cyndi Bulka at (919) 449-0530
About Cyndi Bulka and Moving Mantra Yoga Studio
Cyndi is the owner and director of the Moving Mantra Yoga Studio. She has been practicing Yoga and meditation for nearly 20 years and teaching as a profession for more than 13. She earned her advanced teaching certificate under master teacher Esther Meyers and has studied extensively with several other master teachers, which has helped her integrate her experiences and knowledge into a loving, intelligent, relational approach to teaching. She founded Moving Mantra Yoga Studio in 1999 to create a loving, nurturing and safe environment to support inward journeys. Moving Mantra Yoga studio offers a variety of Yoga, meditation and movement classes to suit a wide array of people and specific needs. In the true spirit of Yoga, she hopes to foster a sense of community amongst students, teachers, and our larger community. 200 Sawmill Road, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27615 (919) 449-0530 http://www.movingmantrayoga.com
About the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
In 1989 by two women, Maxine Solomon and Jill Staton Bullard, witnessed breakfast sandwiches being thrown away in a fast food restaurant because it was time to put out lunch items. From that inauspicious beginning, the Food Shuttle has grown to be a powerful hunger relief organization providing food for thousands every day. The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has many programs to meet the needs of people in Wake County and beyond. 1001 Blair Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603 P.O. Box 14638, Raleigh, NC 27620 (919) 250-0043 Monday-Friday 8-5. http://www.foodshuttle.org/
Cyndi Bulka – Moving Mantra Yoga Studio, Raleigh, NC (919) 449-0530
Jason Boone - Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, Raleigh, NC (919) 250-0043