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A nonprofit organization creating healthy urban communities through its focus on the African American male population.
The Black Male Yoga Initiative
Founder & Executive Director
4639 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
Board of Directors
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Take the First steps to your best self in optimal wellness.
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BRIAN HAS A BEAUTIFUL PERSPECTIVE ON HIS EXPERIENCE WITH BMYI. "THEY MAY NOT BE DOING SOME OF THE THINGS I'M DOING, BUT WE HAVE A COMMON GROUND THAT IN THIS STRETCH ITS A LITTLE DIFFICULT FOR BOTH OF US. AND IN THAT COMMON GROUND WE HAVE A BIT OF EMPATHY FOR EACH OTHER..."
Tyriq is a beautiful spirit that inspires BMYI to keep going. He has the capacity for leadership and simply needs that nurtured in him. He is ready to join our intensive RYT program!
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BMYI is Featured in The Root...
Sunday, August 14, 2016 Imagine a small, sustainable farm in western Maryland, a safe space where black men come together to heal and connect with themselves. They are trained to become certified yoga instructors and are educated and empowered to go out and use what they have learned about the practice of yoga to change and empower their own communities[...]. #TheRoot #BMYI
BMYI Founder, Changa Bell honored with The President’s Volunteer Service Award at White House briefing...
Saturday, May 21, 2016, Sixty-two African American men were honored for their service to the community [...]. #BMe Community #MyBrothersKeeper #TheWhiteHouse #CorporationforNationalandCommunityService
April 10, 2017 Changa Bell has dedicated his life to educating, engaging and encouraging people to connect with their
April 26, 2017 Please finish this sentence: I have changed/contributed to my industry by creating a space for African American men to feel comfortable, vulnerable, and safely guided in holistic wellness practices. I continue to educate, engage, and empower men of color to secure their legacy by first securing their own health. [...] #BEModernMan @Black Enterprise
EDUCATE, ENGAGE & EMPOWER BLACK MEN TO BE REGISTERED YOGA TEACHERS
By Claire Wasserman 7/17/17
MEET THE NEW FELLOWS OF US RED BULL AMAPHIKO ACADEMY 2017.
Red Bull Amaphiko is thrilled to host the debut US Academy in Baltimore from August 11-20. Selected initiatives address disparate issues including...