The Uncommon Yogi: A History of Blacks and Yoga in the U.S.
A Free Curated YouTube Lesson
Summary: The Uncommon Yogi: A History of Blacks and Yoga in the U.S. is a short documentary that provides a historical view of how the practice of yoga moved from the East to the West. It introduces many Black Yoga teachers and practitioners who offer and share this ancient healing system in Black and other communities in the United States.
This film was produced by Jana Long, co-founder and executive director of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance, Inc. An E-RYT 500 Yoga teacher and meditation facilitator, Long is the author and editor of Yoga As A Peace Practice, a curriculum and movement which brings contemplative practice to individuals and communities impacted by violence.
Lesson enrollment is optional and free. Enrollment is not required to view the video, but IS required to participate in the Student Discussion Area. Scroll down and click on "Preview" to watch now!
YouTube Lessons are a collection of talks, speeches, discussions, etc. curated from YouTube. Copyright to all materials remains with the respective owners. Soul Liberation bares no responsibility for the content and makes no assurances it will be available without interruption. All videos are provided under Section 107 of the Copyright Act, which allows for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education, and research.