Brown Sugar Yoga for Folks of Color: Strength & Compassion Practice with Shri Devi Diehl


Event Details


Pre-Register $20-45 sliding scale.  No one turned away for lack of funds.

Chocolates from our sponsor, Fine & Raw and MAST Brothers, will be served!
* Please note that we are not able to provide childcare at this time. While children are not prohibited from attending, the content of these classes will be geared toward adults and teens. If your child attends the class with you, there is a lobby where you can go together if they need a break from the practice space.

“You are amazing as you are. Stronger than you know; more beautiful than you think; worthier than you believe; more loved than you could ever imagine. You are passionate, growing, not alone, generous, smart and so much more. Be Confident. Be Strong. Be You.” –Mrs. Michelle Obama

This practice is an opportunity to explore both your strength through challenging poses that are grounded and accessible along with tenderness that is sometimes illusive. External messaging tells us to be one or the other; yoga is a way to bring both together (strength & compassion). Shri Devi invites you to explore the both elements through this yoga and meditation workshop. Bring all that you are to this POC community practice that holds the various ways strength, compassion and tenderness can show up on the mat and beyond. No previous yoga experience necessary, only an open heart and curiosity in seeing your practice shine.

Shri Diehl is a certified yoga teacher (E-RYT 500, YACEP) and recipient of the Yoga Alliance Advanced Training Scholarship. Her additional training in trauma-informed wellness complements how she facilitates and uses hands-on adjustments. Her inspiration comes from the dedication of living yoga beyond the postures. She studied yoga and Ayurveda in Rishikesh, India, and has been teaching in cities across the United States since 2007. She gives much respect to her teachers who lovingly keep her heart in the space of being their student. She also greatly appreciates the invaluable lessons learned from her grandmother related to healing. Shri practices yoga to reaffirm body and spirit. She teaches yoga to hold space for others as they navigate their own journey of self-care.
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