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502 Power Yoga Presents Third Annual Yoga Mala for Africa Hosted by Muhammad Ali Center

Yoga Mala will take place on January 7, 2016

Louisville, KY (Thursday, January 05, 2017) – The crew at 502 Power Yoga are proud to team up with Muhammad Ali Center and an impressive team of teachers from across Louisville and the U.S. to present this year’s Yoga Mala for Africa. Consisting of 108 sun salutations, this fundraising event will take place at Muhammad Ali Center on Saturday, January 7 beginning at 10:00 A.M. and ending at 1:00 P.M. approximately.

“There’s no better way to set your intention for the New Year,” said Jamie Calzi, Community Relations Director at 502 Power Yoga. “Not only will participants have the chance to challenge themselves both physically and mentally, but the money raised from the event will benefit two very powerful organizations.”

Proceeds from Yoga Mala will be split between Louisville’s own Muhammad Ali Center and global organization, Africa Yoga Project (AYP). Please read below for more information on these organizations and their missions.

Participants should bring their own yoga mats, but water and light refreshments will be available. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online at 502 Power Yoga’s website. Day-of tickets will be $45 and available up until the beginning of the event.

Corporate sponsorships are also available. Please contact Jamie Calzi at if you are interested in supporting this powerful event.

For a list of frequently asked questions or more information on this year’s Yoga Mala, click here.

About Africa Yoga Project (
AYP uses the transformative power of yoga to empower communities and change lives. By inspiring the global yoga community into active service, AYP delivers effective and innovative programs that foster peace, improve physical, emotion and mental well-being, facilitate self-sufficiency and create opportunities to learn and contribute across the communities of East Africa.

About 502 Power Yoga (
502 Power Yoga is Louisville – and Kentucky’s – first yoga studio dedicated to teaching Hot Power Vinyasa Yoga inspired by the Baptiste Yoga Method. Our mission is to empower people to live big, bold and powerful lives. Our goal is to empower people to transform their bodies, minds, lives and communities through the power of yoga.

For more information, contact:
Jamie Calzi
Community Relations Director
502 Power Yoga
Direct Line: (502) 802-6248


The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit