A collection of resources; spaces (black-owned) dedicated to wellness.
Located at The Dance Institute of Washington welcoming to all people at all levels, challenging each student to connect their movements and breath. They provide an array of yoga classes from Trap Yoga, Black Girl Magic, Vinyasa for beginners, and more-- each class provides an opportunity to explore, uplift, and flow.
This cozy space is located blocks away from Howard University Campus. Calabash provides master tea blends and treats that ease the mind, support the body, and recharge the spirit. A host of events and classes ranging from tea blending classes, book readings, live painting and so much more!
A black owned vegan restaurant and bakery in the heart of Mount Rainier, providing vegan soul food and baked delights! Healthy alternatives with a community feel.
This space is a go to guide for gaining a better understanding of your need for calm, providing articles, videos, and tips that help women incorporate or establish healthy habits. Jamie's blog is rooted in the idea that with self-love and self-care you can change your lens on life "She teaches them how to create calm so they can be happier and healthier women."
Jessamyn Stanley is known for her body positivity advocacy and breaking body stereotypes in the yoga world. Her blog showcases her life and practice,the classes she teaches, yoga tips, and of course her yoga adventures.
Dr. Chelsea Jackson Robert has a passion for integrating yoga and literacy development."Chelsea’s most recent research utilizes the lived experiences of Black teen yoga practitioners who use yoga and storytelling as mediums for critical literacy development." She is currently creating and providing training for a yoga and literacy program for Atlanta youth organizations.
Lauren Nixon is a D.C. based food educator. She possess and provides knowledge that supports living better, colorful lives. Nixon offers classes, workshops, and demonstrations that help people learn, cook (from scratch) , and embrace real food. Nixon's teaching is rooted in her experience in gardening and environmental education, creating classes that coincide with sustainability and seasonality practices.
"Local food, cooking from scratch, and building a juicy life from the ground up helped me to craft a balanced, intentional existence that I am proud of."
"Faith Hunter also owns Embrace Yoga DC, yoga training & community center located in Adams Morgan – a multicultural nest of Washington DC. Both 200 and 500 level yoga certifications are offered." This space invites each person to be embrace their personal freedom, uniqueness, and the breath.Embrace Yoga DC works to enhance people's lives through the teachings of yoga. This space reinforces yoga on and off the mat.
Culture Coffee is a cafe, event venue, and art gallery in Washington D.C. with the "mission of providing delicious coffee and diverse culture to the entire city." Culture Coffee provides a creative and educational space for local artists, students, or anyone looking to connect, express, or share information. This space often hosts workshops, open mic nights, and donation based yoga, while the walls showcase the works of local artists. The also have a great menu, especially the delicious smoothies!
Faith Hunter has been a yoga instructor since the early 90's, she operates out of New York and Washington D.C. Hunter's love of yoga arose from dealing with adversity. She was able to overcome by practicing mindfulness and meditation from then on her passion for yoga, life, and beauty motivated her to share her knowledge with the world.
"Always eager to learn, explore, and share, Faith is an inspiring and generous mentor to yoga practitioners of all skill levels."