Finding Peace of Mind . . .

I hope you find some peace of mind . . . under trees that touch the heavens on yoga mats covered with blankets and bolsters to support you on the shore, connecting to Mami Wata in community where you know you belong and are deeply deeply loved and supported feeling, sensing, knowing the divine, theContinue reading “Finding Peace of Mind . . .”

Books & Brunch with BYTA

Practitioners & Professionals

Centering Blackness and celebrating SOUL, our Heritage & Healing Experiences for Practitioners and Professionals in Senegal integrate culture (SOUL) and contemplative practices to allow you to deepen your capacity for healing and restoration, resilience and resistance. They reflect our understanding that We Got Soul; We Can Heal. As a pilgrimage, which is considered a contemplativeContinue reading “Practitioners & Professionals”

We Got Soul; We Can Heal: A Labor Day Reflection

Labor Day gives Black folks a day where we can celebrate our SOUL. A day, or better yet, a long weekend where we can find solace at family cookouts, HBCU football classics and community events. Labor Day also allows us to reflect on our labor and our work. Work that we know is directly tiedContinue reading “We Got Soul; We Can Heal: A Labor Day Reflection”

Black. Dope. All Good.

Our third Black. Dope. & All Good. Communal Healing Retreat for Black Men was held on Saturday, 23 April 2022. As a Diasporic Soul Heritage and Healing Experience, the retreat integrated SOUL (culture) and contemplative practices to deepen the capacity of our participants to experience healing and restoration. Informed with the understanding that our individualContinue reading “Black. Dope. All Good.”

Approximately seven years ago Eddy and I ended our visit to Senegal on the day White Supremacy entered a sacred dwelling, a church and shot down nine congregants. And that boy got burgers on the way to jail. Barack sang Amazing Grace. Bree took down the flag. Two years ago, five years after that massacreContinue reading

Restorative Yoga Winter Sessions

Building on our Black. Dope. All Good. Communal Healing Retreat for Black Men, we are deepening our capacity for healing and restoration by practicing restorative yoga with SOUL. Please bring your yoga supports, including mat, bolster, blocks, blankets and eye pillow as well as your journal and journaling supplies of your choice i.e. pen, markers, etc. IfContinue reading “Restorative Yoga Winter Sessions”

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