Over 6,000 people participate in more than 360 community yoga classes taught by AYP teachers representing 21 different African countries.

More than 400 young people, trained as teachers, are earning a living wage by teaching yoga to people who otherwise would not have the opportunity.

Every week over 350 people from all walks of life in Nairobi gather at our community center to practice yoga for 2 hours together as a community.

Africa Yoga Project Research

Trauma-informed yoga training in Kenya: A qualitative pilot study on T feasibility and acceptability - read here

Creating S.P.A.C.E through Yoga - Boston College - read here

The Africa Yoga Project: A Participant-Driven Concept Map of  Kenyan Teachers’ Reported Experiences - Jessalyn E. Klein, PhD, Catherine Cook-Cottone, PhD, Carla Giambrone, MS, University at Buffalo, SUNY read here.

A Feasibility and Acceptability Study of a Trauma informed Mind Body Program in Somalia read here.

Yoga for Kenyan children: Concept-mapping with multidimensional scaling and hierarchical cluster analysis read here

The Africa Yoga Project and Well-Being: A Concept Map of Students’ Perceptions read here



2015 Annual Report here 

2016 Annual Report here // 2016 IRS 990 here

2017 Annual Report here // 2017 IRS 990 here

2018 Annual Report here // 2018 IRS 990 here // Year End Impact Report here

2019 Annual Review here  // 2019 IRS 990 here



Empower youth to step into their greatness


Africa Yoga Project Educates, Empowers, Elevates and Expands Employability with youth in Africa using the transformational practice of yoga. Our vision is to create opportunities for youth to step into their greatness and become self-sustaining leaders in their communities.

There are so many ways to get involved with Africa Yoga Project through fundraising, mentorship, or service trips and more! Click the email icon above for more information!

For general information: info@africayogaproject.org

You can take class at the Shine Center when you’re in Kenya or hire a private instructor in any of the countries we have teachers in. Click the email icon above for more information!

For general information: info@africayogaproject.org

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