“Saving the Babies” Isn’t Enough

April 4, 2014

Hope and healing for Relisha.

While driving home from work, I read a flashing billboard on the highway alerting me to look out for a “Black Male 5’9”.  The sign was ambiguous and didn’t really make sense.  I realized that it was just a flash

5 Ways to Live with Less Stuff

March 7, 2014

Simple living for a yoga lifestyle

Some people are addicted to cigarettes, chocolate or alcohol. I am addicted to self-help books.    What started off as a quest for reflective knowledge turned into a fetish for Steve Harvey, Wayne Dyer, Iyanla Vanzant and Louise Hay.  I held

5 Trailblazing Black Yoga Teachers

February 6, 2014

The yoga teachers who came before us.

Before we had  black yoga tumblrs and instagram hashtags,  Black yoga instructors pounded the pavement to spread the message of meditative movement throughout the world. I found 5 of the most influential Black yoga teachers who are still working to

New Year, New You: East of the Anacostia

January 8, 2014

Kennedra of Da GoGo will launch her Saturday Morning Boot Camp

When I moved east of the river eight years ago, there were only two places to exercise, the Anacostia Park or the  D.C. recreation centers. Now our neighborhood hosts boot camps, nutritional coaching programs, personal training and yoga intensives. Maybe