Yoga for Folks of Color

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Third Root is proud to host this city-wide affinity group program led by a rotating roster of Yoga Teachers of Color.

NEXT SESSIONs AT THIRD ROOT:

Saturday 12/17 with Shri Devi Diehl & Shawna Wakefield 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Saturday 1/21 with Calia Marshall 2 – 4 PM

$20 – $45 Sliding Scale (click to pre-register)

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Shri Devi Diehl

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Calia Marshall

What: Brown Sugar is a healing space. It’s a space where people of color can move, breathe and circle together as we explore mindfulness practices and celebrate our diverse community. Brown Sugar is a body-positive, queer friendly space.

How: We begin and end each class in a circle where we can share and reflect upon our experiences. As we move through the yoga postures with awareness, healthy alignment, and a focus on the breath, we begin to attune to our own and our collective wisdom.

Why: Because folks of color need a healing space where they don’t have to worry about being “othered.” Because racism exists, within the world and within the yoga community. Because people of color are hugely underrepresented in yoga studios, so we’re letting it be known that there’s a space there for us too.

Who: Taught by compassionate & experienced POC teachers, the magic of this class is created by the energy of each person who enters this sacred space. All experience levels, sizes, abilities, genders, and ages are welcome.

To be added to the Brown Sugar mailing list, please contact brownsugaryoganyc@gmail.com

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