What Yoga Taught Me About Breathing, Sex and Everything Else

First published on Black Ballad (paywall) on 2 May 2018.

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“Join our winter series of yoga and mindfulness classes, starting January 2018. £24 for a twelve-week course.”

Sounds too good to be true, right? That’s exactly what I thought when I saw this ad at my workplace last December.

Although I’d heard great things about yoga, it was never something I, or anyone close to me, had gotten into. This probably won’t surprise you, but there have been countless articles about the lack of diversity in the Western yoga community even though black women have noted its health and wellbeing benefits for decades.

But there was something about this ad…

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