Saraswati's Yoga Joint, 12 Burtis Ave., New Canaan, is hosting a yoga-thon for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 14.

The event is part of a national initiative to raise awareness and funding for kids fighting cancer and other diseases.

"Yoga Gives to St. Jude Kids" brings together participants of all ages and experience levels to practice for a purpose. Participants can earn incentives based on their fundraising levels, starting at $250, $500 and $1,000, such as a reserved spot, headband, mat towel and mat bag.

A local St. Jude family from Connecticut is scheduled to attend and speak to the participants, accoridng to a news release from Saraswati's Yoga Joint.

To register, visit or call 203-594-9060.