About Yoga for Alex

Alex Kelston wearing a cape at the Burning Man festival

In May 2016, Alexander Kelston – a son, brother, and friend – took his life after a long battle with depression.

Yoga for Alex is an event to celebrate his life and raise money for depression research. We ask yoga teachers to dedicate a class to Alex and donate the proceeds to the Hope for Depression Research Foundation.

Alex traveled the world and built a community that spanned the globe. Join us by creating a class, taking a class, making a donation, and spreading the word!

Our Progress

We have raised over $78,500 in Alex’s memory. Help us reach our $100,000 goal!

Help us reach our goal of $100k » Progress bar displaying $70,114 out of $100,000 goal

Amount raised to date:

$78,889.80

Where Your Donation Goes

100% of your donation will go to Hope for Depression. Learn more about the mission.

Hope for Depression Research Foundation

Hope for Depression's Mission Statement:

The mission of the Hope for Depression Research Foundation is to fund cutting-edge, scientific research into the origins, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of depression and its related mood and other emotional disorders — bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, post-traumatic stress syndrome, anxiety disorder, and suicide.

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Ready to Get Started?

We would love to have you participate and join us this year! Register on the website and sign up to attend or teach a class.

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