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Black Yogis To Follow For Online Classes And Inspiration
Don’t let quarantine stop your yoga flow. These inspirational black yogis are bringing class to your living room with online videos and tutorials to keep you moving.
1. Jessamyn Stanley
With nearly half a million followers on Instagram, Stanley has made a serious name for herself in the world of yoga. Stanley encourages “all bodies, all abilities, and all levels” to join her online and in person classes taught across the globe. Check out her website for her latest online schedule and tutorials.
2. Faith Hunter
Faith Hunter’s meditations help you connect to “your deepest self, puts you in touch with your confidence, your joy, and your overall self-worth”. Her website offers online meditations including a 30-day challenge and links to Embrace Om TV, where you can find some of Hunter’s popular classes and virtual workshops streaming online.
3. Brandon Copeland
Yoga with Brando is Copeland’s YouTube channel offering meditations, tutorials, and online yoga classes. Based in Washington, D.C., Copeland is also the President of Black Boys OM, engaging community wellbeing for black leaders.
4. Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts
Peloton, yoga, and meditation instruction, Dr. Roberts recently combined her loves of yoga and bike riding to offer Peloton Yoga classes online. You can practice with her live or On Demand with a 30-day free trial to test the waters. If you are loving the experience, the app costs $12.99 per month after your free trial expires.
5. Dianne Bondy
Dianne Bondy is an author and self-proclaimed “disruptor, consciousness shifter, and joy seeker”. Her inclusive approach to yoga empowers anyone to practice—regardless of their shape, size, ethnicity, or level of ability. You can find her online classes on YogaForEveryone.tv, Yoga International and Yoga Girl.