|Timestamp||Sambhag||Vibhag Name||Shakha Name|
No. of schools reached out
No. of positive responses from schools
No. of schools where Surya Namaskar happened
Total no. of kids participated in Surya Namaskar at schools
Total no. of Surya Namaskars at school (also enter this count in the SNY Web App)
Total no. of outreach events (mandirs, libraries, corporate offices, apartment communities, etc)
Total no. of participants from the above events (mandirs, libraries, corporate offices, apartment communities, etc)
Was Adhikyam Upasthithi Divas conducted in the Shakha?
No. of participants in Adhikyam Upasthithi Divas from your shakha? (If it was Sanghik, enter the sankhya for your shakha only)
Any other unique experiments, inspiring experiences, events, etc. which you would like to share?
Were there any challenges reaching out to school or any other challenges faced during this SNY?
Central Pacific Sambhag
|Alameda||Arundhati Shakha -Ardenwood-Fremont||4||0||0||0||0||1||3||Yes, Shakha Level||44|
1)We have posted Next door site for SNY activity due to that 7 new families reached out to Shaka and learn the Surya Namaskar.
2)We got proclamation latter from union city mayor and asked us to present the SuryaNamaskar at their office
Central Pacific Sambhag
|Alameda||Keshav Shakha - Fremont-Fremont||20||5||4||448||85||Yes, Shakha Level||60|
Central Pacific Sambhag
|Alameda||Jijamata Shakha - Milpitas-Milpitas||6||3||3||143||40||3||4||Yes, Shakha Level||40|
We had amazing SNY session at Schools and got very good positive feedback from school staffs such as Principals, teachers and P.E. teachers
Central Pacific Sambhag
Vikramaditya Shakha - Fremont Yuva-Fremont
|2||2||40||26||Yes, Shakha Level||12|
|1/31/2019 8:14:25||Pacific Southwest||Arizona||Happy Valley Shakha-Phoenix||4||1||1||200||6||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||37|
The whole school joined in the demonstration where we reached out.One teacher said kids were amazingly quiet and calm after the session which is not normally the case
There were existing yoga programs at some schools and they did not want to entertain additional demonstrations.
|1/31/2019 8:22:19||Pacific Southwest||Arizona||Jija Mata Shakha - Phoenix-Phoenix||7||2||2||89||14||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||46|
The sessions where led and demonstrated by Bala from Shakha. After one of the sessions few kids came up to the stage and hugged in gratitude. The head of the school thanked us for the volunteering and requested us to come again for such yoga based volunteering.
Some schools did not respond after repeated reaching out. Some karyakartas traveled to india during this time which hampered some school outreach. Some schools denied because of religious connotations.
|1/31/2019 8:24:55||Pacific Southwest||Arizona||Shakti Shakha- Peoria-Peoria||3||0||0||0||0||1||50||Yes, Shakha Level||19|
Telugu language school was reached out, where there was a good reception among Indian community who are not shakha attendees.
Lack of response from schools inspite of repeated reaching out.
|1/31/2019 8:28:47||Pacific Southwest||Arizona||Shivaji Shakha - Phoenix-Scottsdale||5||3||3||136||11||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||45|
One school wanted us to come back and train teachers. ANother school wanted us to lead through a pranayama relaxation exercise before standardized tests.
Sometimes there was a lack of response from schools. But overall it was positive. One school said they did not want to do fearing parent backlash as yoga could be seen as religious leaning
|2/2/2019 15:17:54||Pacific Southwest||Arizona||Kesari Shakha - Chandler-Chandler||1||1||1||26||13||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||60||School where demo was done has asked for regular yoga email@example.com||-|
|2/4/2019 19:26:49||South West||Austin||Arjun Shakha-Cedar Park||1||1||1||5||15||4||50||Yes, Sanghik||35||Conference calls twice a day clocked around 1k SN for 15 days|
Austin focused on shakha strengthening since schools contacts were limited. Had 4 Mandir events about 2 new families joining each shakha.
|2/12/2019 12:27:00||South West||Austin||Maha Rana Pratap||0||0||0||0||0||2||15||Yes, Shakha Level||15|
The only shakha south of Austin which went in solo in their adhiktam upasthithi divas came out really well which helped strengthening shakha KKs include Yuvas who ran the daily SN conference calls.
|2/12/2019 12:29:00||South West||Austin||Veer Savarkar||0||0||0||0||0||1||10||Yes, Sanghik||5|
This shakha setup the Pflugerville Swami-narayan Mandir event on one of their sat-sang days which had plenty of kids - who got a slice of shakha where SNs was done along with lot of games
|2/1/2019 19:37:09||Mid West||Bloomington||Patanjali Shakha-Bloomington||0||0||0||0||0||2||15||Yes, Shakha Level||27||Daily zoom call during SNYfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Due to avilability of karyarthas
|1/31/2019 6:57:07||North East||Capital (DC)||OmKar Shakha-Herndon||1||0||0||0||0||4||34||Yes, Shakha Level||45|
I reached out local running groupsand Oakmill HOA residents. Got good response
|1/31/2019 11:04:01||North East||Capital (DC)||Chanakya Shakha-Falls Church||5||3||1||20||520||1||22||Yes, Shakha Level||49|
Kids performed Surya Namaskar and also chanted all Surya Namaskar mantras.
Some schools did not respond at all.
|1/31/2019 11:20:46||North East||Capital (DC)||Vivekananda Shakha-Ashburn||1||1||0||0||0||1||35||Yes, Shakha Level||30|
|1/31/2019 19:21:02||North East||Capital (DC)||RamaKrishna Shakha-Chantily||4||4||0||0||0||1||25||Yes, Shakha Level||65|
1.We held 10 days reach your level challenge for bala and kishore. All kids who reached their age appropriate level will receive extra achievement certificate along with participate certification. 2. Regular suryanamaskar conference call + adhiktam sankhya diwas in presence of swami Bramhaswarupanandji-- together we did 2300+1755+ 325=4380SN during SNY period.
We should start reaching out as soon as school starts in September or before 2nd quarter of the school starts
Shakha SNY coordinator orientation should happen in the month of September so that they will be well aware about how to approach schools or any other organization.
Email trample to school should mention more information about SNY and our achievement so far.
|1/31/2019 19:58:52||North East||Capital (DC)||Hanuman Shakha-Chantilly||0||0||0||0||0||2||25||Yes, Sanghik||8|
We organized an SNY event closer to where some of our shakha families live.
We are a new shakha, and do not have enough karyakarthas at the shakha for reaching out to school or other new places.
|2/20/2019 10:16:48||North East||Capital Vibhag||Maa Bhavani||2||2||0||0||3050||1||50||Yes, Sanghik||50|
|1/30/2019 18:04:48||South East||Carolina||Lok Manya Shakha-Columbia||0||0||0||0||0||5||50||Yes, Shakha Level||50||Two Americans has participated and they appreciated the event.|
|1/30/2019 18:31:07||South East||Carolina||Sardar Patel Shakha-Orangeburg||0||0||0||0||20||Yes, Shakha Level||20||SNY restart|
|1/31/2019 17:57:54||South East||Carolina||Vivekananda Shakha-Morrisville||2||1||1||170||340||0||0||Yes, Shakha Levelemail@example.com||No|
|2/1/2019 3:24:07||South East||Carolina||Adi Shankaracharya Shakha-Apex||3||0||0||0||0||1||4||Yes, Shakha Level||31|
May be we approached the schools little late. Scott'sRidge Elemetary School has spring crew clubs, but are active for 8 weeks between March 4th to May 3rd. During that time school is encouraging parents to work with Kids. We are yet to hear from the concerned person
|2/5/2019 11:57:32||South East||Carolina||Adi Shakti Shakha, Concord NC||1||0||0||0||0||2||125||Yes, Shakha Level||67|
Conducted a radio program on TeluguNRIRadio and it was received very well. Many people from different states contacted. The RJ who conducted our interview started coming to Shaka. Morning and Evening Google Hangout was conducted for 2 weeks, all the shaka karyakartas participated.
Had difficulty with Adhiktam Diwas hall booking, the initial booking got cancelled and it raised few concerns.
|2/7/2019 5:53:20||South East||Carolina||Winston-Salem Shakha||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||39||No|
|2/17/2019 7:07:36||South East||carolina||kundalini||2||2||2||977||4816||3||5680||Yes, Shakha Levelfirstname.lastname@example.org||no|
|1/31/2019 5:20:28||North East||Central Jersey||Sarvagna Shakha-Edison||1||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||25|
SNY sessions on saturday mornings at shakha member homes were motivating.
|1/31/2019 18:03:40||North East||Central Jersey||Kishor Shakha-Edison||0||0||0||No||0|
|1/31/2019 19:40:02||North East||Central Jersey||Bhakti Shakha-Iselin||3||3||0||0||0||1||9||Yes, Shakha Level||40||Did 3 hour email@example.com|
We reached out to Woodbridge school district and will do it sometime in feb
|2/1/2019 3:11:13||North East||Central Jersey||Omkaar Shakha-Pomona||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||42||Nonefirstname.lastname@example.org|
Missed a lot of days in the beginning as the coordinator got sick. Then we got a new coordinator but the momentum never got built.
|1/30/2019 21:05:59||Mid West||Chicago||NaperAurora-Aurora||4||2||1||120||720||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||78|
Unique experience was conducting SuryaNamaskars at the White Eagle Primary school. The way children showed interest towards learning the Suryanamaskar poses was very encouraging. Also got invite for next year. So a platform is set.
Also everyday morning 6:00 AM Web Conference sessions helped develop regular routine for many swayamsevaks.
|1/31/2019 11:26:49||Mid West||Chicago||Bhaskara Shakha-Arlington Heights||3||1||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Levelemail@example.com|
|2/5/2019 21:19:53||Mid West||Chicago||Abhimanyu Shakha [BG]-Schaumburg||3||2||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||44||Regular activities being conducted.|
In various schools Yoga groups formed. It seems we should approach to Yoga teacher as well as they already know more about Surya Namaskar and it will be easy to conduct it with the help of Yoga Teacher.
|1/29/2019 21:20:01||South West||Colorado||Shivaji Shakha - Broomfield-Broomfield||2||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Levelfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|2/13/2019 16:44:54||South West||Colorado||Hanuman Shakha||0||0||0||0||0||0||85||Yes, Shakha Level||16||None|
|1/30/2019 17:07:13||North East||Connecticut||Vivekananda Shakha-Darien||6||6||5||933||1843||1||15||Yes, Shakha Level||75|
|1/31/2019 17:00:03||North East||Connecticut||Eklavya Shakha-Newington||3||2||1||48||288||3||Yes, Shakha Level||125|
Feedback and input from Mohan Sontiji was very helpful in connecting with kids.
December is too late to start contacting the schools. We should start before Thanksgiving holidays.
Central Pacific Sambhag
|Contra Costa||Pleasanton-Pleasanton||8||5||5||272||1723||1||8||Yes, Shakha Level||35|
Reached to all the teachers in the school including Principal and Staff, in addition to parental reach of individual classes, this enabled school level discussion with the Principal and also yoga sessions for combined classes. Janet, Donlon Elementary wants to have SN session through out the year
Central Pacific Sambhag
|Contra Costa||Livermore Shakha-Livermore||2||1||1||370||11000||3||42||Yes, Shakha Level||32|
Central Pacific Sambhag
|Contra Costa||Dublin-Dublin||7||3||2||324||8182||3||55||Yes, Shakha Level||33|
In Kolb elementary school in Dublin, CA, we reached to Principal and conducted SNY for all 4th and 5th grade kids. Did SNY and Niyudh pradharshan in Livermore Temple, CA.
Central Pacific Sambhag
Chanakya Shakha - San Ramon-San Ramon
|9||7||7||600||4009||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||74||Kids were excited to perform SN|
Yes as one school's principal wanted information a few weeks ahead before allowing SN to be conducted and to also interview volunteers
|1/27/2019 17:06:14||South West||Dallas||Pragathi Shakha-FRISCO||2||1||1||110||4||3||31||Yes, Shakha Level||44|
|1/27/2019 19:32:52||South West||Dallas||Prerana (Plano)-Plano||2||1||1||600||2525||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||70|
In February we are having SNY outreach in Rice Middle school . About 600 students will be participating.
|1/28/2019 18:28:06||South West||Dallas||Maitri (Frisco)-Frisco||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||44|
1. SN Demo at a school scheduled in March 1st week 2. Daily conference call for SN at shakha level
|2/4/2019 12:06:21||South West||Dallas||Chetana (McKinney)-McKinney||3||1||1||105||500||2||10||Yes, Shakha Level||24||Very positive response from school. Expanding to other schools.|
Issues with the attendance in community reach out. Families confirm but don't attend.
|2/4/2019 12:35:37||South West||Dallas||Anand (Irving)-Irving||3||0||0||0||0||1||30||Yes, Shakha Level||57|
|2/4/2019 14:05:07||South West||Dallas||Jagruthi-Plano||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Levelemail@example.com|
|2/4/2019 14:25:42||South West||Dallas||Sanskaar (Flower Mound)-Flower Mound||4||3||2||1038||4430||5||Yes, Shakha Level||35|
|2/12/2019 12:11:22||South West||Dallas||Adarsh Shakha||0||0||0||0||0||3||60||Yes, Shakha Level||27|
|3/2/2019 4:55:22||South West||Dallas||Vijay||1||1||1||900||3600||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||46|
|2/16/2019 21:10:56||South West||Dallas||Adarsh||1||0||0||0||0||3||75||Yes, Shakha Levelfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|02/11/2019||North East||E-Pennsilvania||Meera Shakha||3||1||1||450||4200||3||350||Yes||76||Weekly SNY at Samparka kendra, Ring Central Video con daily, Social Media Campaign involving Balasemail@example.com||Early initiation of SNY would help in planning with school. Many schools had already planned their calendar by the time we reached them in Dec.|
|02/11/2019||North East||E-Pennsilvania||Parashuram Shakha-Clark Summit||4||2||2||220||1100||1||Yes||43||Incliment Wheather caused problems, SNY at Bhutanese Hindu Shelter Homefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|02/11/2019||North East||E-Pennsilvania||Shri Krishna Shakha-Malvern||3||2||2||300||1200||2||84||Yes||50||Mayor's Proclaimation Recieved first time, Great support from Township & recommendation to conduct SNY at township email@example.com|
|02/11/2019||North East||E-Pennsilvania||Walmiki Shakha||1||1||0||0||0||2||100||Yes||40||Helped in connecting to New Hindu Families, MArathon Successful, Relationship with temple firstname.lastname@example.org||Due to delayed SNY initiation, School could not accomodate during SNY timeline. So it will be conducted in 1 school in April/May|
|02/11/2019||North East||E-Pennsilvania||Kalam Shakha||0||0||0||0||0||1||24||Yes||24||SNY in Shakhaemail@example.com||New shakha, struggling with venue. So Schools could not be reached.|
|2/2/2019 6:32:04||South East||Florida||Anand Shakha South Orlando-Orlando||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||49|
team based competition inspired individuals, Daily WhatsApp messages from all participants doing surya namaskars motivated others to do the same.
|firstname.lastname@example.org||Busy School Schedule|
|2/2/2019 8:40:28||South East||Florida||Arjun Shakha - Orlando-Casselbery||3||2||1||184||2392||4||100||Yes, Shakha Level||35|
Your answer: A team of 10 Bala team performed SNY continuously for 3 hours. We performed SNY at a school whole day for all middle school classes
Navagraha SNY Competition between Tarun and Bala Gana.
|2/2/2019 21:06:14||South East||Florida||Jacksonville Shivaji Shakha-Jacksonville||6||0||0||0||0||4||250||Yes, Shakha Level||59|
Contacted Tamil School. Got well received*
Navagraha team (9 members) SNY Competition between Tarun and Bala Gana.
|2/1/2019 17:10:56||South East||Georgia||Shivaji Shakha-Tucker||0||0||0||0||0||2||2||No||0|
|2/1/2019 18:33:41||South East||Georgia||Shri Krishna Shakha-Suwanee||0||0||0||0||0||2||75||Yes, Shakha Level||60|
I felt like we should start the process little early so that we can give enough time for school to decide and participate
|2/2/2019 4:50:56||South East||Georgia||Saraswathi Shakha-Atlanta||1||0||0||0||0||0||36||Yes, Shakha Level||36||Craft making event|
Still waiting for response, meet personally with school principal and wait for her response
|2/2/2019 16:24:29||South East||Georgia||Shiv Shakti Shakha-Johns Creek||1||3||1||4||156||1||200||Yes, Sanghik||11|
|2/4/2019 18:24:20||South East||Georgia||Bharat Mata Shakha-Cumming||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||13|
getting people to download app and consistently update
|2/4/2019 18:36:17||South East||Georgia||Jai Ganesh Shakha-Smyrna||0||0||0||0||0||1||2||Yes, Shakha Level||29|
This was 1st time for me to participate in SNY. Adhiktya upasthithi, every one was excited for the event and it was really group energy that get every one going for Surya Namaskar on that day.
Not tried due to lack of time. Next time, if we can more time for planning, it will help.
|2/5/2019 15:31:00||South East||Georgia||Savannah Shakha-Bloomingdale||0||0||0||0||0||1||22||Yes, Shakha Level||22|
|2/5/2019 15:43:29||South East||Georgia||Jai Ram-Morrow||0||0||0||0||0||2||21||Yes, Shakha Level||6|
|2/5/2019 15:46:17||South East||Georgia||Macon Shakha-Macon||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Levelemail@example.com|
|2/5/2019 15:46:17||South East||Georgia||Jai Ambe Bhavani - Columbus||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||22|
This is a new shakha that started as a result of the samaaj shreni sampark during SNY.
firstname.lastname@example.org (entered by Tushar on behalf of Amar ji)
|1/29/2019 20:00:42||South West||Houston||Kailash Shakha-Katy||1||1||0||0||0||4||110||Yes, Shakha Level||76|
Bala Pradarshan, all of community reach out mostly new families joined.
|2/4/2019 10:37:46||South West||Houston||Gayatri Shakha-Spring||0||0||0||0||0||1||50||Yes, Shakha Level||71||started a new shakha after SNY outreach|
|2/4/2019 10:47:19||South West||Houston||Tanaji Shakha-Sugar land||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||104||We did SNY kickoff on sankranthi Utsav. Sankya -email@example.com|
|2/4/2019 18:33:51||South West||Houston||Keshav Shakha-Houston||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||42|
|2/14/2019 14:29:56||South West||houston||Madhav||0||0||0||0||0||1||125||Yes, Shakha Level||101||N/A|
|2/15/2019 5:54:37||South West||Houston||Meenakshi Shakha||0||0||0||0||0||1||30||Yes, Shakha Level||22|
|2/16/2019 20:13:26||South West||Houston||Charak Shakha||0||0||0||0||70||2||25||Yes, Shakha Level||25|
|1/27/2019 15:32:32||Great Lakes||Indiana||Sadhana Shakha (Carmel, IN)-Carmel||4||0||0||0||0||3||168||Yes, Shakha Level||168||Conducted SNY first time at Indianapolis Hindu temple|
|1/28/2019 17:53:16||Great Lakes||Indiana|
Shivray Shakha (Columbus, IN)-Columbus
|4||1||0||0||0||3||9||Yes, Shakha Level||62|
|2/1/2019 5:05:39||Great Lakes||Indiana|
Omkar Sayam Shakha (Louisville, KY)-Louisville
|2/10/2019 17:51:57||Mid West||Iowa||Garud Shakha||0||0||0||0||0||1||Yes, Shakha Level||17||No|
We could not reach many schools because our focus was to mainly reach out more to the community and stabilize our Shakha as it is just 6 months old.
|2/19/2019 20:53:58||Mid West||Iowa||Ames Yuva Shakha||0||0||0||0||0||1||85||Yes, Shakha Level||85|
|2/2/2019 11:11:06||Pacific Southwest||LA South||Krishnadev Raaya Shakha-Irvine-Irvine||0||0||0||0||0||4||40||Yes, Shakha Level||25|
We (~25 ) did Flash mob style SNs at open space in University center/mall
Once come at events, people can do 4-5 + sets easily, but coming to Shakha/events and on time is challenge for many!
|2/3/2019 18:49:43||Pacific Southwest||LA South||Netaji Subhash Shakha - Irvine-Irvine||2||0||0||0||0||1||20||Yes, Shakha Level||40||Surya Namaskar at the firstname.lastname@example.org|
Not enough time to plan
|2/4/2019 17:23:31||Pacific Southwest||LA South||Bhagini Nivedita Shakha-Irvine||0||0||0||1||30||Yes, Shakha Level||70|
We conducted 6am SN call for 15 days. At least 6 -10 participants showed up every day.
|2/4/2019 17:53:24||Pacific Southwest||LA South||Abhimanyu Shakha - Cerritos-Cerritos||0||0||0||0||0||1||15||No||15|
|1/30/2019 18:32:19||Pacific Southwest||Los Angeles Uttar||Narasimha Shakha-Chino CA||0||0||0||0||0||1||12||No||0||No|
|2/1/2019 20:49:31||Pacific Southwest||Los Angeles Uttar||Durga Shakha - Pasadena-Temple City||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Levelemail@example.com|
|2/5/2019 18:39:29||Pacific Southwest||Los Angeles Uttar||Parashuram Shakha-Burbank||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Sanghik||40|
|2/10/2019 21:11:00||Pacific Southwest||Los Angeles Uttar||Veer Savarkar||0||0||0||0||0||1||26||Nofirstname.lastname@example.org|
|1/29/2019 15:11:36||North East||Maryland||Adiyogi Shakha Maryland-White Oak||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||24|
|2/5/2019 11:03:42||North East||Maryland||Chaitanya Shakha-Ellicott City||3||1||1||200||2400||2||87||Yes, Shakha Level||30|
We conducted daily Surya namaskar sessions via Google Hangouts
|1/28/2019 7:03:13||Great Lakes||Michigan||Chanakya Shakha-Troy||2||1||1||50||1300||4||150||Yes, Shakha Level||85||Reached 5000+ SN during 24 hour Marathonemail@example.com|
|1/28/2019 9:53:03||Great Lakes||Michigan||Canton Balagokulam-Canton||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||26|
|1/30/2019 11:32:37||Great Lakes||Michigan||Lachit Shakha (Farmington/Novi )-Novi||0||0||0||0||0||12||23||Yes, Shakha Level||45|
Try to invite yoga studio teachers, due to timing conflicts we are not able to other events
|2/7/2019 8:28:04||South East||Mid South||Vivekananda Shakha-Memphis||1||1||1||80||292||Yes, Shakha Levelfirstname.lastname@example.org||No|
|2/7/2019 19:51:23||South East||Mid South||Maitree-BRENTWOOD||0||0||0||0||0||Yes, Shakha Level||24|
|1/30/2019 14:47:03||North East||New England||Azad shakha-Billerica||3||0||0||0||0||1||80||No||25|
|1/31/2019 17:32:14||North East||New England||Ramkrishna Shakha-Nashua||2||2||1||15||75||0||0||No||0|
Reached out to Nashua school. They have asked me to conduct SNY for the entire elementary school in the month of June on their field day. They said it is not possible to do it right now due to curriculum issues. Another point to note is that currently our shakha is not happening. We are actively working on restarting it asap.
|1/31/2019 17:32:57||North East||New England||Abhimanyu Shakha-Westborough||5||5||2||320||1868||13||166||Yes, Shakha Level||36|
No challenges. Schools are more welcoming.