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Yoga Retreat for Women of Color Gonna Take You Higher!

For women of all colors. Scholarship eligible.

Inspired by our ancestors and their sacred journey to discover and nurture soul and spirit, the 2017 Yoga Retreat for Women of Color™ promises to take you higher as you talk, laugh, and sashay your way toward caring for the soul and exploring the natural link between yoga and meditation and life.

In this program, you

  • Use dance to explore faith
  • Experience how to refresh your very essence with ancient Ayurevedic practices
  • Engage in hatha yoga, meditation, play, and soul awareness
  • Share your genuine voice to unlock Isis, the goddess of magic and healing; she will be our guide to tapping into unbounded joy, peace, and happiness.

Join together with other women of color as we walk the path to take us higher!

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
Women Only
Program Theme
All Yoga


Maya Breuer, E-RYT 500, Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement for Yoga Alliance, cofounder of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance, and an Emerita Trustee of Kripalu, is creator of the Yoga Retreat for Women of Color.

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Keshia Nicole Abraham, PhD, an Ayurevedic Yoga teacher and owner/operator of Soul Wisdom International, is passionate about international education and African Diaspora literature.

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Kiesha Battles, E-RYT 500, R-PYT, yoga director at Charlotte Family Yoga Center and codirector of the Yoga Retreat for Women of Color, is a full-time yoga teacher whose work builds community through service.

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Satta Jallah is a certified yoga instructor and doula who empowers women to reclaim their health through yoga, dance, energy therapy, and natural beauty education.

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Jana Long, E-RYT 500, a yoga therapist, meditation facilitator, is cofounder and executive director of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance, Inc.

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Cleora Francis-O’Connor, RYT, teaches hatha yoga and focuses on the benefits of forgiveness and maintaining peace and joy in our everyday lives.

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