Events

5.19.2015. 3rd Annual Yoga Professionals Committee Kick Off at Normal

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Bent On Learning’s Yoga Professionals Committee (YPC) is a group of volunteers dedicated to raising funds and awareness in support of yoga for inner city children and public schools.  The annual kickoff event is open to yogis of all ages and professions who are interested in making yoga a part of education.  This year’s event will be held at Normal (150 West 22nd Street).

Please join us for an exciting opportunity to meet members of our NYC yoga community, make connections ith those who are as passionate about yoga in schools as we are and find out how you can support our work. Presentation to begin at 7:00 pm.

Normal makes custom-fit 3D-printed earphones, built for you in New York City. Thank you for hosting us for this event!

 

 

 

03.10.15. 6th Annual Inspire! Gala

Gala 2015Please join us for our 2015 INSPIRE! GALA

Hosted by
BRIDGET MOYNAHAN

Honoring
GOPI KALLAYIL

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
6:30p cocktails | 7:30p dinner | 8:30p dessert & dancing

At CAPITALE, NYC  Map

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for inquiries:  bentonlearning@savethedate.com | 646.863.5136

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Event Chairs  JESSIE & MARC FRESCHL, AMANDA MINTZ

Event Vice Chairs  BOB O’LEARY & PAUL JOHNSON, LISA & ALEX BINDEROW

Corporate Chair  GERSTEIN FISHER

Corporate Vice Chairs  DEUTSCHE BANK, GOLDMAN SACHS, MORGAN STANLEY,
PUBLICIS, RAZORFISH, STARCOM MEDIAVEST

Generous Support Provided By
GABRIELLE BERNSTEIN     LIZ EUSTACE     DR. FRANK LIPMAN     KIMBERLY NORCOTT
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Gopi KallayilAbout the Honoree
Gopi Kallayil is the Chief Evangelist, Brand Marketing at Google.
In his prior roles he worked as Chief Evangelist, Google Social for Brands, led the marketing team for the Company’s flagship advertising product, AdWords, in the Americas and Asia Pacific, and the marketing team for AdSense. Before joining Google, Gopi was on the management team of two Silicon Valley venture funded startups and a consultant with McKinsey & Co. He has also led large Information Technology projects for global corporations in India, China, and the US.

Gopi earned his Bachelors degree in electronics engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India. He received his Masters in Business Administration degrees from the Indian Institute of Management and The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an avid yoga practitioner, triathlete, public speaker, global traveler and Burning Man devotee. He has spoken at TEDx, Yoga Journal Conference,  Renaissance Weekend, The World Peace Festival and Wisdom 2.0. He hosts a TV program on cable and YouTube called Change Makers.

Gopi’s deep yoga and mediation practice has allowed him to integrate his inner and outer technologies to a remarkable degree. He is renowned for his insights on the business of mindfulness and core principles of innovation that can transform corporations into more conscious workplaces.  His first exposure to yoga in school in India at age 13, when his school started a yoga program, has paved the way to his current place in life and to his connection to Bent On Learning.  Yoga was the beginning of this journey, and continues to be an integral part of his life and work. He is the founder of the Yoglers program for Googlers and leads a yoga practice every week at Google’s HQ in Silicon Valley.

12.15.14: Lolë hosts BOL Holiday Party

Lolë Loves Bent On Learning

 BENT ON LEARNING HOLIDAY PARTY 2014

Monday, December 15th, 6-8pm
Lolë New York
112 Mercer St.

Join us for a night of holiday cheer, hosted by Lolë New York!  Take part in 25% off shopping as well as a chance to enter a raffle for your favorite goodies. The first five people who donate $50 or more to Bent On Learning will receive $25 Lolë gift cards.

We hope to see you there!

12.8-9.2014. BOL CHARITY SHOPPING EVENT

Covet Closet x Jenny Chase Sample Sale

COVET CLOSET x JENNY CHASE SAMPLE SALE

Monday, December 8th, 12-8
Tuesday, December 9th, 10-5

Jenny Chase Showroom
41 Great Jones St.
RSVP jenny@jennychaseinc.com

Join us at the Jenny Chase Showroom Sample Sale for some holiday shopping, and 15% of every sale will go to Bent On Learning.  Bent On Learning Says Relax Tshirts also on sale…you will be glad you came!

Each year an estimated $7 Billion of unworn clothing will sit in closets throughout the world. FreschStyle is collecting and reselling these clothes for a cause through our charity initiative – Covet Closet.

Covet Closet is a women’s designer resale boutique benefiting local, national and global charity. This facet of our business gives women the opportunity to shop a collection of fabulous items from some of New York’s most coveted closets at a fraction of the price. You can shop the closet here

12.2.14. #GIVINGTUESDAY!

#GivingTuesday

 On #Giving Tuesday, support our
Yoga for the 21st Century Campaign!

Next Tuesday, December 2nd, Bent On Learning will participate in #GivingTuesday — a global day dedicated to giving back, when charities, businesses, families, communities and individuals of all ages will come together to celebrate generosity and give.

Please consider joining this global movement and support Bent On Learning’s Indiegogo Campaign to raise funds for Yoga for the 21st Century Classroom.  Your donations will support our next phase of growth and help us create long-term sustainability.

Every gift in the amount of $100 or more will receive a
Bent On Learning Says Relax Tshirt.Bent On Learning Says Relax

This year, Indiegogo + Givkwik are hosting a #GivingTuesday Celebration
All are welcome!

11.18.2014. Youth I.N.C. honors BOL

A Celebration to Benefit New York Kids

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18th @ 6:30PM
The Waldorf Astoria New York

Great News!  In November of this year, Bent On Learning will be honored by Youth I.N.C. during their annual gala, A Celebration to Benefit New York Kids. The evening brings together 15 of the top, local nonprofits serving youth to recognize their critical work in improving the lives of New York City’s most vulnerable children.

We are so excited to be included in this event and would love to celebrate with you!
See below for more details…

SAVE THE DATE

9.18.2014. Ironstrength with Dr. Metzl + Lole at 14th Street Park

Dr Metzl Ironstrength

Dr. Jordan Metzl + Lole: Ironstrength for a Cause to Benefit Bent On Learning September, 18 @ 6:15 pm

    Register and Donate

Please join us for a special event, Ironstrength and Yoga at 14th Street Park. This is a combination class, a half hour of Ironstrength followed by a half hour of yoga taught by the awesome, Kiley Holliday. The class is in conjunction with our friends at the women’s clothing brand, Lole, and is a voluntary donation with all proceed to benefit our yoga programs in NYC schools. The suggested donation is $25 (or whatever is meaningful for you to give).

The class will be held outside and is BYOM. Following the class there will be awesome snacks donated by our friends at Kind Snacks as well as discounts at the new Lole store in Soho.

A huge thank you to Dr. Jordan Metzl for his commitment to “Making the World a Better Place, One Burpee at a Time”

09.27.14. NATIONAL KIDS YOGA CONFERENCE

National Kids Yoga ConferenceNational Kid’s Yoga Conference
Saturday, September 27, 2014

Hosted by George Washington University’s School of Public Health
950 New Hampshire Ave, NW, DC, 20037

Bent On Learning among presenters at the first annual National Kids Yoga Conference — a gathering of experts, educators and individuals passionate about yoga and wellness for kids.  Please come to learn, share, network and join the community!

Use coupon code EDUCATORS and save.

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