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YOGA FOR WOMEN OF COLOR

Step into our world designed to make you feel invigorated, restored and empowered. Our sisterhood was built to motivate you in ways you could never imagine. Using breathing techniques, mindfulness, movement and prayer, we are successful in bringing more women of color onto the mat at all levels. 

Stay tuned for class announcements

 ABOUT US

I Am Yogi Studios was founded in 2020 as a virtual yoga studio for Women of Color. In the height of the pandemic, the world experienced trauma that would take a lifetime to heal. Our mission is to train Women healing techniques that would be practiced for generations to come. 

 

Like many, Lisa Robertson, founder of I Am Yogi, suffered from depression and anxiety while being pregnant with her second child. Yoga was suggested by her healthcare provider and ultimately what had saved her life. The bigger problem was this life-changing method of healing was not readily available to black women. No stable studio resided in Southeast Queens and no consistent classes. She traveled for her practice and penetrated their spaces with her blackness.

Today I Am Yogi has a network of 350 black women in Jamaica Queens, 10 trained and certified yoga instructors, built their very own yoga apparel and accessory line and is recognized with a citation for their advocacy for women’s health and wellness within the community.

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SERVICES & OFFERS

Our staff is trained to maximize your journey to wellness. In pursuit of your practice, we offer many class levels and type to suit your needs. 

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YOGA FOR BEGINNERS

Hatha Style

Beginning your yoga journey is not easy! You need a dedicated team to support and motivate you especially when the real work of reflection begins. This class is typically a Hatha-Style class designed to focus on deep breathing and stretching. The biggest challenge for you is to stay the course for your results

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

Vinyasa Style

Need to challenge yourself? Try this class where we connect breath and movement. This class will definitely test your mental and physical strength. Vinyasa is a disciplined practice and extremely fun for us who loves to sweat. It can promote weight loss and will invigorate your spirit.

STRENGTH TRAINING

Inversions

This class is an all-level classes and designed for all shapes and sizes. The commitment here is to yourself. This class will train you to overcome limitations, fear and doubt. It is never too late to strengthen your mind and body. These classes are usually series based for maximum results.

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CORPORATE CLASSES

Book us for your Organization's and private events. Make it fun!

These classes are designed to give your staff the reset they need to promote productivity and team building skills. Life can be brutal, and work can be overwhelming. Let's give your team the perks of achieving a healthy work-life-balance.

PRIVATE CLASSES

Work at your own pace

Distractions are inevitable, and anxiety is just an obstacle, so give yourself some grace. One-on-One classes are designed to give you agency over your practice. Decide the pace you want to go and with whom. With a certified yoga instructor, you will craft out sessions based on the vision you have for your results. Keep in mind that you must trust your instructor and once you have achieved the goals intended, We then make bigger goals.

CAMPAIGN TO BAE!

Become a member!

This Campaign is to highlight that Women of Color battle mental, emotional, and physical health on a regular. Regularity is not always normal. If you want to help us fight back and take back agency over our wellness, sign up today. 

Simple steps

  • Take a class

  • Purchase your Yogi Bae Tee

  • Refer a friend

TEAM MEMBERS

Certified Yoga Instructors

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KEZIAH 'KIZZY' WATTERS

Admin Associate & Instructor

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DOMINIQUE FENNER

Board Member & Instructor

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LISA ROBERTSON

Founder & Instructor

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JANUARY 2023

Our doors will be open for booking January 3rd. Interested in rehearsal space, to host classes or transform your brand. Here's how we can help.

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AWARD-WINNING YOGA COMPANY

Advocacy for health and wellness in the black community