IAHV makes the world a better place thanks to the commitment of it’s volunteer base. Their vision, strategy and implementation of stress reduction programs are in line with core human values of wisdom & compassion serving 150 countries. IAHV funds trauma relief for our prisons, veterans & at natural disasters worldwide. YES! for Schools empowers students, teachers and parents to experience a culture of peace. As a volunteer, IAHV matches your highest calling in life.
Can Meditation Prevent Suicide? YES! @ Gunn HS in Palo Alto,
Over several years, Henry M. Gunn High School in Palo Alto, has been taking proactive steps to support student and community well being following tragic loss of student life by suicide. A group of educators, students and health professionals collaborated to get to the root of the problem, and responded with a series of structural changes and additional resources for students, including bringing in YES! for Schools to offer meditation and stress management training to support student well being and mental health. To help support YES! to serve students across the country, including schools with limited resources, you can contribute here - classy.org/breathelife
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Have been volunteering with this organization for several years. It is doing great humanitarian work across globe.
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I have been involved with IAHV and spreding its objectives to the desired mass.
IAHV has played a major role in transforming my and my friends life through the techniques and processes they taught us. I have the courage now to handle any tough situation in my life with smile and ease. It has restored the peace in life for me and several others. IAHV is doing an amazing job for the community, saved many lives, brought happiness to several homes and families.
IAHV has been doing great work for many years. My kids have benefited tremendously by doing their breathing courses (art EXCEL). The organization is run by volunteers and the money raised by course fees is used for society in general and veterans and prison inmates in particular. Please look in to supporting this organization.
The most striking thing about this organization and one that gives instant credibility to it, is that its entirely volunteer-run and I think mostly volunteer funded also. So literally these people are devoting their time and money to see a better world come about. In fact that's one of the teachings of the programs- to put yourself in service to others for true happiness.
On the downside, because its all voluntary, sometimes things can get a little mismanaged. Just a tad, but still impressive to see (and be a part of) all that gets done.
On a personal note, I have found lot of love and direction through this organization
My 8 year old took Art Excel Course through IAHV and I see tremendous changes in him. I see him more calmer, responsible, loving, giving and happy! The breathing technique that he has learned has been of great use because whenever things don't go well at school, he comes home and directly goes to his bedroom and does the technique. It calms his mind and helps him with his emotional suffering! He later shares with me what happened and he himself tells me the solution to deal with it! Its so amazing to see your child taking action in a positive and healthy way! I am glad that I know this organization because it teaches a child to fish rather than giving a fish :)
IAHV has helped my child blossom incredibly. She has repeated
The same ART EXCEL program for kids 5 times. She loves
This is a phenomenal organization - the type of work it does, it directly transforms the life of folks - from Youth Empowerment workshops for teenagers to handle stress; to helping people around the world to "re-build their lives" after natural calamities; to helping veterans deal with PTS & reintegrate back to regular-lifestyles; giving hope to prisoners; etc..!
I have been very fortunate to be a volunteer for this amazing organization and see results first hand, and am sure will continue to help out in any way possible!