The Rushing to Yoga Foundation (RTY) is a 501 (c)(3) organization.  Founded in 2013, RTY seeks to strengthen peace and compassion within higher education by providing a number of curricula, customized retreats, and workshops for higher education faculty, administrators, and students as well as keynotes and seminars for the general public.


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What does The Rushing to Yoga Foundation Do?

We provide customized professional development, curriculum, and reflective opportunities for higher education faculty, staff, administrators, and students using clinically researched mindfulness and compassion cultivation methodology as well as guided inquiry and reflection.  Learn more

We serve all students, faculty, staff, and administrators involved in postsecondary education.

If this is not you and you are interested in receiving our services, please let us know by completing the questions found on our Conscious Choice Making site.


Free access to mindfulness and compassion program

Would you like to see whether mindfulness and compassion cultivation practices are right for you without a large investment in resources (such as time and money)?
We invite you to enter your contact information to gain free access to 16-weeks of daily lessons, practice videos, and 2-minute journaling questions that you can practice whenever you desire. This offer is made possible by donations to The Rushing to Yoga Foundation. Learn more.  

Get EPub download(FREE)  or Kindle book ( $0.99).

This book illustrates the research that can support youth, young adults, and their instructors to transform learning environments that subsequently contribute to desired learning and development outcomes.  Through embedding brief micro-lessons, engaging exercises, and reflective practice daily in- and out-of-classroom settings, students and their instructors can begin to experience a sense of flourishing.  This offer is made possible by donations to The Rushing to Yoga Foundation.   Learn more .


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Rushing to Yoga Foundation
519 Stratford Court, Unit R,
Del Mar, CA 92014
Tel. 01 -619- 733-3278
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Welcome to our new site. I am so excited to be able to share my personal journey with you.  We are now offering an opportunity to all to see if this program can benefit you and your school or organization, completely free and without obligation! See “Is this for you on our homepage.