Love Unity Community Yoga or LUCY is a grassroots social justice trauma informed yoga program that focuses on making yoga accessible, informed and fun! Founded by Yamikani Msosa in 2017, when she found that most yoga classes that she attended in Ottawa consisted of able-bodied, white and middle class folks. She wanted to change the climate and began teaching at Bodyfull Yoga at The Cultural Arts Studio, School Of Afro-Caribbean Dance ..Since moving to Toronto, Yamikani has been offering classes in various community spaces, including TLC for Your Beautiful Blackness, Ryerson University, Sexual Assault Centre of Peterborough, Brown Girls Yoga.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Hatha Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) | with Laurie Howe, 200+ hours, Pranashanti Yoga Centre, Ottawa, ON
Yoga For All Teacher Training | with Dianne Bondy & Amber Karnes
Transcending Sexual Trauma through Yoga Teacher Training | with Zabie Yamasaki
Bachelor of Arts, Honors | Carleton University
Master of Arts, Honors | Carleton University
Seeds is a yoga class specifically designed for survivors/ victims/ those affected by of sexual trauma and gender based violence. This yoga class is grounded in trauma informed yoga practices that seek to empower the participants using different yoga forms. The class focuses on three main themes power, choice and connection.
If you are interested in hosting a sessions of SEEDS please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Groups/ Non- For Profits: $50-150.00 per session
Institutions/ Corporations: $200.00 per session
Private Sessions (60 minutes): $75.00 per session
If you have any questions about the pricing, please feel free to reach out.