Black Being Gentle Yoga Series at NAAM @ Northwest African American Museum, Seattle [from 4 to 18 February]

Black Being Gentle Yoga Series at NAAM


580
4 - 18
February
14:00 - 15:15

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Northwest African American Museum
2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle, Washington 98144
Northwest African American Museum & Yoga by Biola present: Black Being Gentle Yoga Series

To feel is to live. Experience embodiment at the cellular level with the Black Being Gentle Yoga Series designed to intuitively connect you with your body and breath while exercising holistic black excellence.

$20-$65
Member and entire series purchase discounts.
Individual Class: $20/Member, $25/Regular
Entire Series: $55/ Member, $65/Regular

Date: Sunday, February 4th
Time: 2-315pm
Tools: Pin, paper & or journal
Schedule:
130-155pm Greet students & have students sign Yoga by Biola liability waiver
2-210pm Class starts, introduction
210-215pm Class journaling
215-315pm Asana yoga
315-320pm Optional reflective journaling
• Class 1 Black Healing: This class will focus on emotional healing through acknowledgement of oppression, racial stereotypes, trauma and more. Gentle yoga postures focused on releasing the hips, heart and hamstrings will aid in muscular tension relief and stress reduction.

Date: Sunday, February 11th
Time: 2-315pm
Tools: Pin, paper & or journal
Schedule:
130-155pm Greet students & have students sign Yoga by Biola liability waiver
2-210pm Class starts, introduction
210-215pm Class journaling
215-315pm Asana yoga
315-320pm Optional reflective journaling
• Class 2 Black Trust: In a world riddled with violence and competition this intimate class will help to re-establish trust through safe space and a community based gentle yoga class designed to garner awareness and trust as well as intimate connection between you and someone you do not know. This class will aid in vulnerability, opening up the heart chakra and strengthening
personal confidence and trust in oneself in order to aid in love at a higher vibration.

Date: Sunday, February 18th
Time: 2-315pm
Tools: Pin, paper & or journal
Schedule:
130-155pm Greet students & have students sign Yoga by Biola liability waiver
2-210pm Class starts, introduction
210-215pm Class journaling
215-315pm Asana yoga
315-320pm Optional reflective journaling
• Class 3 Black Joy: Designed to access inner joy, this gentle yoga class will include playful flourishes and language that unlock childlike softness and enthusiasm.
Enjoy gentle back bends, intentional breathing exercises and fluid movement to encourage liberty, laughter and self love.

About Yoga by Biola:
A bhakti yogi with a Bikram background, Abiola Akanni is the 200hr RYT certified yoga instructor and founder behind Yoga by Biola, home of culturally expressive yoga and Trap Vinyasa™. An inclusive, body positive yogic experience, the Trap Vinyasa™ Series features dynamic asana, dance and basic boxing elements guided by trap music, an 808 beat-based genre of rap originating from the south. Motivational language encourage self reflection and celebrate change while leaning into areas of growth compassionately. The Nigerian-American self-love activist is also the creator of The Divine Feminine Yoga Workshop and The BE Liberated Retreat, designed to help individuals embrace each unique archetype of the divine feminine while freeing their conscience of stagnant teachings that limit authenticity. Abiola’s liberating offerings and soulful practice continue to redefine the yoga arena as we know it, while influencing many to walk out their true dharma in grace and truth.
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