Yoga Center of Columbia, Sunday, June 2, 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Yoga Center of Columbia, Sunday, June 2, 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

"Yoga in the Black Community: Healing Practices and Principles," authored by Charlene Marie Muhammad and Dr. Marilyn Peppers-Citizen, is a thought-provoking work that dives deep into the transformative power of yoga within the Black community, shedding light on the unique and enriching experiences, practices, and principles that have enriched the lives of many. 
Cost: $30
 
This workshop includes a discussion of the book and delves into the history and cultural significance of yoga, offering a fresh perspective that highlights its relevance in the Black community’s journey towards holistic well-being. A comparative alignment of the yoga philosophy principles to common cultural and religious practices in the Black community will be highlighted followed by a contemplative practice of yoga asana and meditation.

Yoga Center of Columbia, Sunday, June 2, 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

"Yoga in the Black Community: Healing Practices and Principles," authored by Charlene Marie Muhammad and Dr. Marilyn Peppers-Citizen, is a thought-provoking work that dives deep into the transformative power of yoga within the Black community, shedding light on the unique and enriching experiences, practices, and principles that have enriched the lives of many. 
Cost: $30
 
This workshop includes a discussion of the book and delves into the history and cultural significance of yoga, offering a fresh perspective that highlights its relevance in the Black community’s journey towards holistic well-being. A comparative alignment of the yoga philosophy principles to common cultural and religious practices in the Black community will be highlighted followed by a contemplative practice of yoga asana and meditation.

Yoga Center of Columbia, Sunday, June 2, 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

“Yoga in the Black Community: Healing Practices and Principles,” authored by Charlene Marie Muhammad and Dr. Marilyn Peppers-Citizen, is a thought-provoking work that dives deep into the transformative power of yoga within the Black community, shedding light on the unique and enriching experiences, practices, and principles that have enriched the lives of many. 

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Howard County Public Library, Miller Library Branch – Saturday, May 11, 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Howard County Public Library, Miller Library Branch – Saturday, May 11, 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

"Yoga in the Black Community: Healing Practices and Principles," authored by Charlene Marie Muhammad and Dr. Marilyn Peppers-Citizen, is a thought-provoking work that dives deep into the transformative power of yoga within the Black community, shedding light on the unique and enriching experiences, practices, and principles that have enriched the lives of many.

Ellicott/ Patapsco Rooms Saturday, May 11, 2024 11:00am - 12:30pm

This discussion of the book delves into the history and cultural significance of yoga, offering a fresh perspective that highlights its relevance in the Black community’s journey towards holistic well-being. A comparative alignment of the yoga philosophy principles to common cultural and religious practices in the Black community will be highlighted followed by a contemplative practice of yoga.

Charlene Marie Muhammad is a wellness practitioner, practicing yoga for over 30 years. Charlene holds a Master of Science Degree in Herbal Medicine from Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) and is a licensed dietitian and certified yoga therapist. She and Marilyn are members of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance Board of Directors.

Dr. Marilyn Peppers-Citizen is a certified yoga therapist, national board-certified health, and wellness coach, and is clinic faculty for the MUIH Master of Science in Yoga Therapy program. Marilyn has more than 35 years of military and business leadership experience in various senior-level capacities. She also studied holistic health and wellness and embraced yoga 26 years ago, studying multiple traditions. She is a retired Air Force Colonel and holds a Ph.D. in public policy and master’s degrees in business and national resource strategy.

Book signing to follow discussion. 

Howard County Public Library, Miller Library Branch – Saturday, May 11, 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

"Yoga in the Black Community: Healing Practices and Principles," authored by Charlene Marie Muhammad and Dr. Marilyn Peppers-Citizen, is a thought-provoking work that dives deep into the transformative power of yoga within the Black community, shedding light on the unique and enriching experiences, practices, and principles that have enriched the lives of many.

Ellicott/ Patapsco Rooms Saturday, May 11, 2024 11:00am - 12:30pm

This discussion of the book delves into the history and cultural significance of yoga, offering a fresh perspective that highlights its relevance in the Black community’s journey towards holistic well-being. A comparative alignment of the yoga philosophy principles to common cultural and religious practices in the Black community will be highlighted followed by a contemplative practice of yoga.

Charlene Marie Muhammad is a wellness practitioner, practicing yoga for over 30 years. Charlene holds a Master of Science Degree in Herbal Medicine from Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) and is a licensed dietitian and certified yoga therapist. She and Marilyn are members of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance Board of Directors.

Dr. Marilyn Peppers-Citizen is a certified yoga therapist, national board-certified health, and wellness coach, and is clinic faculty for the MUIH Master of Science in Yoga Therapy program. Marilyn has more than 35 years of military and business leadership experience in various senior-level capacities. She also studied holistic health and wellness and embraced yoga 26 years ago, studying multiple traditions. She is a retired Air Force Colonel and holds a Ph.D. in public policy and master’s degrees in business and national resource strategy.

Book signing to follow discussion. 

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The Happy Yoga Cooperative – Sunday, May 5, 2024, 2:30 – 4:30 pm

The Happy Yoga Cooperative – Sunday, May 5, 2024, 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Are you suffering? Do you overthink and get stuck in your head? Is a chronic condition keeping you from feeling healthy? Do you wrestle with negative beliefs, feelings of disconnection, and loneliness? Is stress or trauma preventing you from experiencing calm and rest?
Note: This workshop is being offered in-studio only.
Cost: $45 by April 26th; $55 as of April 27th and beyond
 
Are you suffering? Do you overthink and get stuck in your head? Is a chronic condition keeping you from feeling healthy? Do you wrestle with negative beliefs, feelings of disconnection, and loneliness? Is stress or trauma preventing you from experiencing calm and rest?
 
Yoga therapy is a transformative practice that draws on the wisdom of the body as the vehicle for changing our experiences, healing our conditions, and alleviating our suffering. Come  and try out practical, personalized, purposeful, and effective tools for improving your health with HYC’s team of certified IAYT yoga therapists:
 
  • Dr. Monya Cohen, C-IAYT, Psy.D.
  • Lisa Danahy, C-IAYT
  • Charlene Muhammad, C-IAYT, CNS
  • Carrie Vieira, C-IAYT
This workshop will include an overview of Yoga Therapy, group exercises and discussion, and a “sampler” of different methods and approaches with our C-IATYS, including:
  • Working with body awareness
  • Using the breath to manage the nervous system
  • Understanding brain functions and their application to emotional stress and trauma response
  • Exploring our relationship with thoughts, feelings and problem solving
  • Cultivating a greater sense of connection and joy

The Happy Yoga Cooperative – Sunday, May 5, 2024, 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Are you suffering? Do you overthink and get stuck in your head? Is a chronic condition keeping you from feeling healthy? Do you wrestle with negative beliefs, feelings of disconnection, and loneliness? Is stress or trauma preventing you from experiencing calm and rest?
Note: This workshop is being offered in-studio only.
Cost: $45 by April 26th; $55 as of April 27th and beyond
 
Are you suffering? Do you overthink and get stuck in your head? Is a chronic condition keeping you from feeling healthy? Do you wrestle with negative beliefs, feelings of disconnection, and loneliness? Is stress or trauma preventing you from experiencing calm and rest?
 
Yoga therapy is a transformative practice that draws on the wisdom of the body as the vehicle for changing our experiences, healing our conditions, and alleviating our suffering. Come  and try out practical, personalized, purposeful, and effective tools for improving your health with HYC’s team of certified IAYT yoga therapists:
 
  • Dr. Monya Cohen, C-IAYT, Psy.D.
  • Lisa Danahy, C-IAYT
  • Charlene Muhammad, C-IAYT, CNS
  • Carrie Vieira, C-IAYT
This workshop will include an overview of Yoga Therapy, group exercises and discussion, and a “sampler” of different methods and approaches with our C-IATYS, including:
  • Working with body awareness
  • Using the breath to manage the nervous system
  • Understanding brain functions and their application to emotional stress and trauma response
  • Exploring our relationship with thoughts, feelings and problem solving
  • Cultivating a greater sense of connection and joy

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