SATYA is Rochelle's most recent service project bringing together the minds and efforts of leaders in the Yoga Service community in the Seacoast of NH and Southern Maine! SATYA is a 501c3, dedicated to bringing yoga to underserved poplulations to enrich their lives. CLICK HERE to see what we have been working on and how to become involved!
Karma yoga is the yoga of service. What you give out, comes back to you...
Rochelle is an active community volunteer who along with holding positions on several committees and within school organizations, served Stratham Girl Scouts for several years, and is a volunteer for Rockingham VNA and Hospice. As a yoga teacher, Rochelle has hosted and participated in several yoga events to serve the Seacoast community and beyond. Rochelle is blessed to have participated in many Seacoast Yoga events and organizations dedicated to selfless service, including the Seacoast Yoga Mala, Karma Cleanse, Yoga in the Park and Yoga by Donation. Notably, she also organized two Sun-salute-a-thons and yoga days to benefit St. Judes Childrens Hospital, raising a total of over $6000.
Rochelle annually donates services to the Girl Scouts of Swift Water council and York County Community College. She has also provided countless free yoga sessions to various schools, libraries and youth groups and others including: The Friends Project, Weeks Library in Greenland, Wiggin Memorial Library in Stratham, The Jason Hussey Memorial Road Race, Stratham Memorial School and the Breast Cancer Support Group through Portsmouth Hospital.
Rochelle has also participated in Kripalu Center's Teaching for Diversity Program. In 2005, she received a grant to offset the cost of providing a 6 week yoga program to homeless pregnant women at New Generations shelter in Greenland, NH. In 2013 she received a grant to provide an 8 week session to developmentally disabled teens and adults at Yoga on York in York, ME.
My OmAbilites Yoga gift certificates and gift baskets have been donated to many Seacoast Community fundraisers and My OmAbilites Yoga has participated in holiday drives to put together food baskets for domestic abuse victims at A Safe Place in Portsmouth, NH.
Rochelle has fundraised nearly $1800 for Sexual Abuse Support Services in Portsmouth, NH with her participations in the Seacoast 1/2 Marathon and Soaring for SASS program.