Help Me Expand My Mission and Ministry

In January of 2005, when I knew I wanted to teach yoga, I was discouraged and told, "that's a lot of money to spend on something that's not in demand." Well, I took what little money I had, found the least expensive training I could find and started teaching yoga, which WAS in demand. I was able to reach people's spirits and share with them something they had never experienced. They were opened to new ideas and things.

The yoga community wasn't all that thrilled with me. I was criticized constantly because I did not have the "credentials" of other instructors. The truth is I could not afford the thousands of dollars it required to take a more advanced training so I taught myself through videos, books and whatever I could afford that came through town.

I have now decided that for my OWN sake and not at the criticism of my peers that I am ready, almost nine years later, to go to the next level. I have the opportunity to attend a wonderful yoga training that has the components that fall in line with my lifestyle (raw food, vegan eating and Christianity) in a place I've always wanted to visit (Arizona). And now I am asking for your help. I will have to be gone for a couple of weeks and, of course, with the cost of the training (which is fairly inexpensive compared to some of the other ones), housing, food, flight and being off work for that long (self-employed people do not get holiday pay) the dollars add up. I did, in fact, think to do a fundraiser but I will be off doing other things in the name of fitness (for all of us) and time is just not on my side.

But God is. And this is the moment for me to step out.

Thank you all for considering helping me. This donation is NOT tax-deductible but it is totally appreciate it. And if you just send me a prayer, I will welcome that just as much.

Be blessed,

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Tasha Martinear Edwards 
Madison, AL
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