Miles Turner (Big Mala Namaskar) was raised in West Philadelphia. He discovered yoga in 2014 has been studying, practicing and teaching ever since. Read more…
BYTA presents a documentary short that traces the historical roots of yoga practice in black communities in the U.S. Read more…
BYTA Launches First National Initiative
Violence has been a staple in the history of African people in America.
WHAT IS YOGA AS A PEACE PRACTICE?
Yoga As A Peace Practice is a curriculum to train certified yoga teachers to offer yoga classes where violence and trauma have had a significant impact on individuals and communities.
Rather than a focus on Hatha yoga, this training helps teachers better facilitate an experience of yoga as a contemplative practice that leads participants toward the attainment of balance, hope, harmony, balance, and improved self-awareness to develop lifestyle strategies to create peace in their homes and communities.
The Yoga As A Peace Practice training will provide:
Upon completion of the training you will be certified to bring the Yoga As A Peace Practice curriculum and the Heart of Yoga training into your practice and your community.
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