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Community Movement Alliance, Inc. is a registered nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations made to Community Movement Alliance, Inc. are tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by law.

​JANUARY 31, 2016|  New Non-profit Supports Kids in the Art of Movement in Brunswick County: Brunswick Beacon 

FEBRUARY 19, 2016 | Wine and Unwind at Vino & Vinyasa, a Wine and Yoga Experience at Silver Coast Winery: Brunswick Beacon 

MARCH, 2016 | Nancy Smith, director speaks at Shallotte Rotary Club & South Brunswick Islands Rotary Club

APRIL, 2016 | Launch Party held at Farmstead Golf Links

MAY-SEPTEMBER 2016 | Smith begins teaching a community donation based "Yoga in the Park at Sunset Beach Town Park" each Saturday morning at 930am. The donations go directly to CMA to support both in school and after school programming

AUGUST, 2016 | ATMC awards Community Movement Alliance a grant of $1000 to purchase yoga mats for our programs

SEPTEMBER, 2016 | lululemon awards CMA with $1000 grant in order to purchase insurance for our programs

SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 | Movement Works hosts our area's first Carolina Soul Festival ( and donates the proceeds to Community Movement Alliance. 

NOVEMBER, 2016 | The Neighbors of Sunset Beach publication writes an article about CMA. 

DECEMBER, 2016 | Smith implements an in school yoga program at Lincoln Elementary in Leland

JANUARY, 2017 | An after school yoga program is implemented at Jessie Mae Monroe School. Smith volunteers her time also with the EC Children K-5. 

FEBRUARY, 2017 | An after school TaiChi/Qigong program is implemented at Jessie Mae Monroe. 

FEBRUARY 24, 2017 I Vino & Vinyasa held at Silver Coast Winery as our 2nd annual fundraiser. 

MARCH, 2017 | Claire Liddle begins teaching a community donation based yoga class, after school at Jessie Mae Monroe to the teachers. 

APRIL, 2017 I Two hundred kids participate at Lincoln Elementary in a yoga class as we celebrate National Kids Yoga Day!!

MAY, 2017 | Community donation based yoga begins at Sunset Beach Town Park. Class is held each Saturday thru September at 9am.

Suggested donation, $7. 

JUNE, 2017 | Community Movement Alliance joins the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce. A ribbon cutting was held on Tuesday, June 6th at the Zen Garden at Movement Works in Calabash. 

SEPTEMBER 2017 | Virginia Williamson Elementary partners with CMA in bringing yoga to the entire school population. Grades K-5 will be practicing yoga once weekly. Lincoln Elementary and Supply Elementary programming begins in September. 

DECEMBER 2017 | WILMA Magazine based in New Hanover County, featured our director Nancy Smith in their December issue, highlighting all of the work CMA is doing in Brunswick County.  

FEBRUARY 2018 | Mid month our programming returns to Virginia Williamson as we actively seek grants so that we can continue moving forward in more schools. We also successfully held our 3rd annual Vino & Vinyasa fundraiser at Silver Coast Winery. 

MAY 2018 | CMA proudly completes our 10 week programming at Virginia Williamson.