Last weekend, Washington DC yoga teacher Michael Joel Hall was attacked.
Michael and his boyfriend were brutally beaten by a group of teenagers as they walked home. Michael’s injuries were extensive, requiring surgery. Like many yoga teachers, Michael does not have health insurance.
When we say we have a “yoga community” this is what it means:
Michael Hall and Michael Roike were attacked Saturday night in a random act of violence. Thankfully, they are both alive and were not injured beyond repair. Sadly, Michael Hall was taken to the hospital and required surgery to repair a broken cheek bone.
To help support Michael Hall’s recovery and required surgery, I have created this event to share your thoughts, prayers, love and well wishes.
I have also created a PayPal donation link to help pay for these unexpected and unnecessary hospital expenses. Feel free to donate any amount you want and pass this event to other friends of Michael’s.
The Donation link is located here: http://bit.ly/MJHFund
In more news – Cobalt/30 Degrees is hosting a fundraiser this Thursday evening where all proceeds from the door ($3 cover) go to the MJHFund. Thank you Mark and the Cobalt staff!
639 R Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
Flow Yoga in Logan Circle will be hosting a “In the Name of Love” fundraiser on Friday Night July 27, 8:15pm
Where: Flow Yoga Center
What: We will be offering two donation classes featuring Flow’s Mimi Rieger, Rob Hess, Greg Marzullo and Brittanie DeChino.
Reserve Your Space: http://tinyurl.com/flowmjh
STROGA – Scott Westbrook Simpson is hosting a fundraiser for MJH on Sunday, July 29.
Where: STROGA at 1808 Adams Mill Rd. NW (18th & Columbia)
What: 11:00 AM Budokon Flow class
Please join the entire DC yoga community for a special donation yoga class benefiting Michael Joel Hall.
Sunday, August 5th at 5 p.m.
Meridian Hill Park – 16th and W St NW
12 Teachers – 108 Sun Salutations – Bring Your Own Mat
Thank you all for your love and support.
If you are local to Washington DC, please consider attending one of these events.
If you would like to give, but are not in the area, please consider making a donation via Paypal.
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