Dec 15, 2020
Chapter 2 - Witness
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Where is the justice for all in the land of the free? Why can federal forces marshall riot gear and violence on their own people faster than PPE and Covid tests for the people? We cannot ignore this country’s violent origins unleashed on the backs of Black people and those who stand with them in protest. Expressing our very real experiences is not low vibrational, judgmental, or negative. We are courageously sharing what clearly is, with no room to look away. See and stay with the truth. We practice yoga to be well — not to be retraumatized. Hear yoga teacher Andre Coles alongside the voice of Tamika Mallory.

Ahimsa is a limited series audiomemoir on yoga, wellness, and Black Lives in 2020 written and narrated by Dr. Yasmene Mumby. Sound and music by Justin Mayfield. Dave Nelson, Andrew Horan, and Alice Thompson edited the script. “Hold On” performed by the Kuumba Singers at Harvard College with Bobby McFerrin. Funding for this artistry was made possible by Yoga Glo. Go to www.yasmenemumby.com for the latest updates and to support more of this work.

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