Online Program

Celebrate Black Voices Gathering


Join us for a special Saturday evening program to celebrate some of the incredible Black Voices in the Kripalu community.

Together, we create a community that acknowledges and honors the past, embraces the present, and builds towards our vision of a world united in service towards well-being, peace, and justice. Join us in a celebration of wisdom, unity, and empowerment by reserving your spot today!

This special one-of-a-kind 90-minute offering will be led by Maya Breuer founder Yoga Retreat for Women of Color™ and Emeritus Trustee of Kripalu and feature Ava Taylor, Jameela Hill, Kiesha Battles, Michell C. Clark, Jamyal Newton, Phyllis Jeffers-Coly, Pilin Anice and Reggie Hubbard.

Participants will practice, pray, move, meditate and be enveloped in sound as we honor and embody the beautiful and integral contributions of Black voices at Kripalu and beyond.

NOTE Kripalu is delivering this livestream experience through a third party platform. When you purchase this program, you will be sent to and asked to create an account to complete your purchase and receive further details on accessing the program. All sales are final. All recordings will be available within 72 hours of the end of each session. You will have access to the video recording for 30 days after the program ends.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
All levels
Suitable For
Program Theme
All Creative Expression


Maya Breuer (she/her), E-RYT 500, YACEP, is the Head of Research and Yoga Advancement for Yoga Alliance, cofounder of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance, Emerita Trustee of Kripalu, and creator of the Yoga Retreat for Women of Color™.

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Reggie Hubbard is an internationally recognized yoga and meditation teacher and the founder and chief serving officer of Active Peace Yoga. Reggie's yoga and meditation practice have served as a sanctuary of peace and perspective while navigating the stresses of being a Black man in the world.

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Jameela Hill is full-time artist, yoga teacher, doula, and founder of Jijivisha Holistic, a healthcare company that provides Black women with tools to cultivate healthy, affirming relationships and find their purpose.

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Ava Taylor, an avid yogi and creative entrepreneur, the founder of YAMA Talent, author of Your Yoga Business: Tools and Techniques for Success, and the Regenerative Community Manager at Kripalu.

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Jamyal Newton (they/xe) is the Online Program Coordinator at Kripalu and a member of the Equity Team.

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Pilin Anice, E-RYT 500, is a lead faculty member for Kripalu, wellness expert, and model.

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Kiesha Battles (she/her), E-RYT 500, R-PYT, is a full-time yoga teacher, trainer, and codirector of the Yoga Retreat for Women of Color™.

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Phyllis Jeffers-Coly is the cofounder and coowner of Diasporic Soul and Tangor Café, a certified yoga instructor, and author of We Got Soul; We Can Heal: Overcoming Racial Trauma Through Leadership, Community and Resilience.

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Michell C. Clark is the author of Eyes On The Road and the host of the After You Fail podcast.

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