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SUNDAY JUNE 26, 2022 1:00 PM/ET

OCTAVIA RAHEEM, author of Pause, Rest, Be: Stillness Practices for Courage in Times of Change

Octavia is a mother, activist, the author of Gather, and an experienced yoga teacher and practitioner. She began practicing yoga in 1999 and has been teaching since 2007. Octavia founded Starshine & Clay, an online and retreat space for Black, Indigenous, and Women of Color to rest and restore. Octavia has received national attention for her work training yoga teachers and diversifying the yoga and wellness industry. 

VICIE MORAN, producer and host.

Our Recently Featured Authors

Saeeda Hafiz, ‘‘The Healing: One Woman’s Journey from Poverty to Inner Peace’’ [ Video Replay ]

Dana Smith, ‘‘Yes, Yoga Has Curves, Vols. 1 & 2‘‘

Dr. Gail Parker, ‘‘Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma’’

YOGA AS A PEACE PRACTICE

SAVE THE DATE! AUGUST 5–7, 2022

The return of YPP is a collaboration between BYTA and Upstate Circle of Friends (UCF) in Greenville, South Carolina, two black-led nonprofits that serve, share and support the well-being of individuals and communities locally, regionally, and nationally.  

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