BYTA wants your stories! A pillar of our mission is to elevate the presence and voices of black yoga teachers in the world. We welcome original and relevant articles from our members about your yoga practice and expertise, teaching techniques, personal journey, transformation, and life experiences in yoga. Send an email to: blackyogateachers@gmail.com and we will send you the submission guidelines.


Yoga on the Mississippi

Memphis, Tennessee—named after the ancient Egyptian capital on the Nile—is the largest city on the Mississippi River. When it was founded in the 1800s, it

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Yoga is a Privilege

It shouldn’t be only for the privileged. When I was growing up in the 1990s, I noticed that there were differences between the races that

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On the Journey to Enough

“You are enough. You are so enough. It is unbelievable how enough you are.” — Quote from Mary Setrakian made famous by Sierra Boggess In

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A Path to Something Greater

By some quirk of fate, 50 years ago, I stumbled across a yoga class being offered at my local art museum. (There were no yoga

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Yoga on the Yard

When Paul Quinn College students arrived on campus in August 2019, one of the first things they did was meet with a counselor who assesses

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