On My Way

Saturday, February 4th, on my way to CrossFit... My feet in a pair of new Nike shoes at a Run with Hart 5k I’m probably ten steps away from my porch, a man calls out to gain my attention. “I like your colors,” complimenting my turquoise tights and heather grey work out tank.  He starts…

Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian) Yoga

Alkemy Poses  Kemetic Yoga (KY will be used as an abbreviation), which focuses on principals of the ancient Egyptian system of deep breathing, physical movement based on geometric postures, and mediation. It has begun to surge in popularity and interest again, but was developed in the 1970s.  KY is derived from sages of Ancient Kemet and…

Lavender + Lit: An afternoon of poetry in a garden 7/21/19

July proved to be a tough emotional month and I’ve engaged in some light reflection as to why issues are cropping up.  Despite these low emotions, I encouraged-dragged myself to attend a poetry at Underground Museumon a Sunday afternoon. I’d missed several other events hosted by The Free Black Women’s Library (FBWL) and couldn’t bear yet another. If…

A Well-Read Black Girl: On Meeting Glory Edim

This past Sunday, I attended a meet and greet with Glory Edim. If you don’t know already, she is the author of Well-Read Black Girl and founder of the book club with the same name.  The event was held at Reparations Club, which just opened its doors one month ago. It’s a beautiful concept shop +…