Video: A History of Blacks and Yoga in the U.S.
This 30-minute video from Jana Long, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is thought-provoking education for Black History Month and beyond! Did you know that Eartha Kitt and John and Alice Coltrane were dedicated yogis? Learn about the origins of yogic practices in Black populations in the United States, including roots in theosophy and ties to India, and celebrate the professionals bringing yoga to their communities today.
Long, an IAYT-certified yoga therapist, is co-founder and executive director of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance.