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Yoga for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in Capitol Hill
Mar 5, 2020 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm| By Donation
This All Levels Hatha Yoga Class offers a healing space for those identifying as persons of color to help improve their physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing. The Yoga for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color class is an entry point for people new to yoga, as well as a means for those with yoga experience to continue to evolve their practice. There will be an opportunity to listen to each other’s stories and learn how yoga philosophy and its practices, can be used to reclaim personal power, and heal the experience of being a person of color in America. The ability to regularly come together – to move our bodies, breathe, and explore mindfulness teachings in a space that is both racially and culturally affirming – helps us discover and cultivate a consistent personal practice that strengthens our vitality and our sense of self.
Upcoming dates: March 5 & 19, April 2 & 16, May 7 & 21 *(adjusted due to the holiday)
Time: Thursdays 7:15 – 8:30pm (1st & 3rd Thursday of each month)*
Location: 8 Limbs Yoga in Capitol Hill (located on the second floor with stairwell access)
Cost: By Donation
Contact 8 Limbs’ Education & Programming Coordinator, Claudette Evans with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the instructors: Sybill Hyppolite, Adam Jabari, and Atlee Treasure
What to Expect in Sybill’s Class: Sybill brings warmth, calm and humor to her classes, which include hatha, vinyasa and restorative practices. Her intention is to create a welcoming space for all to explore the healing power of yoga. She is enthusiastic about sharing these practices for radical self-care, collective healing and health equity.
Main Influences/Styles/Traditions:Iyengar, Restorative, Caribbean Dance, Social Movement.
What To Expect In Adam’s Class: Adam wants you to take up space. Embody, expand, stretch and strengthen in a safe community. Expect to explore breath, mind, movement and stillness with clear guidance. Adam Jabari was born in Chicago and raised by a village.
Main Influences/Styles/Traditions: Hatha, Iyengar, Ashtanga.
What to Expect from Atlee’s Classes: Find calm and ease as Atlee guides through breath work and movement that allow expansion, challenge the body, and build strength and awareness. Explore the mind and body connection with focus on foundation and rooting.
Influences/Styles/Traditions: Ashtanga, Hatha, Iyengar