NEW HAVEN, Ct. – Breathing Room Yoga Center is hosting a Springtime ‘Ponathon. What’s that you say? It’s a donation drive for essential products for women in need… Now through June, come to yoga and bring unopened packages of tampons or pads for The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services. You’ll be entered to win a 5-class yogi card and more importantly, contribute to a local organization that serves 6,000 abused adults and children annually.

You can also contribute to Breathing Room’s ‘Ponathon and get a super deal on yoga by attending their Karmic Community Classes. These special weekend classes are $10 and yogis can bring a friend for free with a donation of tampons or pads. Classes are on Fridays 6:30-7:30pm and Saturdays 4:30-5:30pm. In addition to donations collected, a quarter of all proceeds will go to Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services.

Visit Breathing Room Yoga Center, voted the “Best Yoga Center in New Haven,” at 817 Chapel St. in downtown New Haven. For more info, visit or call 203-562-LOVE.

Ponathon FlyerThe Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services is a program of BHcare that provides services for victims and children completely free of charge. Each year, over 6,000 abused adults and their children walk through the door of UCDVS looking for shelter, help and hope. Learn more at