A Modern Afrocentric System for Black Holistic Wellness
From the African Swahili word for “complete” and the Indian Sanskrit word for “union,” Kamili Yoga® is born of the need for more systems of Yoga that center Black wellness and celebrate the cultures and histories of the African continent and diaspora. Kamili Yoga® consists of three structured core tenets, each of which is rooted in the exploration of Pan-African traditions and peoples, from the African ancestors spread across the Motherland to the Black descendants dispersed around the world.
The Tenets of
Kamili Yoga® is about creating union. Specifically, we work toward union with Self, union with others, and union with Spirit. These three primary principles of interconnectedness are the Kanuni Tatu.
The complete ritual, termed Ibada Kamili, is a sacred mindfulness practice of five components that focuses your inward attention and energy through outward actions and movement.
Elimu Na Hekima
The translation for “education and wisdom,” this tenet prioritizes the re-learning of lost Pan-African knowledge in order to reclaim our personal and collective power through the intentional study of our Black legacies and African heritages.