Black Yoga and Wellness Resources to Support

The word “yoga” translates to union or oneness. However, the yoga and wellness spaces aren’t reflective of its diverse participants. The lack of racial diversity, representation, and accessibility in the wellness world has played a large role in perpetuating the oppression and discrimination of Black and Indigenous people of color.

More diversity and inclusion in the yoga and wellness industries is long overdue, and it’s time to create permanent change. We invite you to join us in cultivating a stronger sense of inclusion, belonging, and connection — in the yoga community, and beyond. Here are some resources to inspire action for lasting change.

BLACK YOGA + WELLNESS PROFESSIONALS

• Ashley Limehouse (@yogi_mama_ash) — Yoga Teacher + Co-Creator of BRWN Girl Talk

• Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts (@chelsealovesyoga) — Yoga Teacher + Founder of Red Clay Yoga ⁣⁣⁣⁣

• Koya Webb (@koyawebb) — Yoga Teacher + Founder of Get Loved Up Wellness Community

• Latham Thomas (@glowmaven) — Doula + Founder of Mama Glow

• Lesa Green (@themixtechnique) — Personal Trainer + Host of the "ChocoLumpia Lessons" Podcast 

• Shanna Tyler (@shannatyler_) — Wellness Blogger + Founder⁣⁣ of Self Soul Sport®



BLACK-OWNED YOGA STUDIOS (With Livestream Classes) 

• Moms at OM (@momsatom.la) — Los Angeles, CA

• The Haji Healing Salon (@hajihealingsalon) — Chicago, IL

• Align Yoga (@alignbrooklyn) — Brooklyn, NY

• Seeking Space Yoga (@seekingspaceyoga) — Portland, OR 

• Embrace Yoga (@embraceyogadc) — Washington, DC 



YOGA, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS BLOGS

Brown Girl Self-Care 

Black Girl In Om 

• Dive in Well

Embracing Equity

The Melanated Maven 



BLACK YOGA AND WELLNESS ORGANIZATIONS

Africa Yoga Project 

• Black Yoga Teachers Alliance

Red Clay Yoga 

The Holistic Life Foundation 

Therapy for Black Girls



ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES

Anti-Racism Daily 

Anti-Racism Project 

Rachel Ricketts’ Anti-Racism Resources 

Showing up for Racial Justice Educational Toolkit

• The White Shift

 


Let’s make a real difference—together. How have you been showing your support? Share your resources with us in the comments below!

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