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YOU CAN’T JUST TALK ABOUT FILLING OPPORTUNITY GAPS WHETHER ITS IN EDUCATION OR IN JOBS, WITHOUT ALSO TALKING ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING ESPECIALLY OF [THE] MOST VULNERABLE YOUNG PEOPLE, THEIR PARENTS AND THE COMMUNITIES IN WHICH THEY LIVE.

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--Broderick Johnson

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A nonprofit organization creating healthy urban communities through its focus on the African American male population.

The Black Male Yoga Initiative

Changa Bell

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BRIAN FURR

BRIAN HAS A BEAUTIFUL PERSPECTIVE ON HIS EXPERIENCE WITH BMYI. "THEY MAY NOT BE DOING SOME OF THE THINGS I'M DOING, BUT WE HAVE A COMMON GROUND THAT IN THIS STRETCH ITS A LITTLE DIFFICULT FOR BOTH OF US. AND IN THAT COMMON GROUND WE HAVE A BIT OF EMPATHY FOR EACH OTHER..."

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BMYI is Featured in The Root...

Sunday, August 14, 2016 Imagine a small, sustainable farm in western Maryland, a safe space where black men come together to heal and connect with themselves. They are trained to become certified yoga instructors and are educated and empowered to go out and use what they have learned about the practice of yoga to change and empower their own communities[...]. #TheRoot #BMYI

BMYI Founder, Changa Bell honored with The President’s Volunteer Servi‍‍‍ce Award at White House briefing...

Saturday, May 21, 2016, Sixty-two African American men were honored for their service to the community [...]. #BMe Community #MyBrothersKeeper #TheWhiteHouse #CorporationforNationalandCommunityService

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SUPPORT THE CREATION OF THE LARGEST CONSORTIUM OF BLACK MEN PRACTICING & TEACHING YOGA TO HEAL THEMSELVES AND THEIR COMMUNITIES!

Changa Bell

Founder of BMYI

leads 100 remarkable men of BMe in Peaceful Warrior

EDUCATE, ENGAGE & EMPOWER BLACK MEN TO BE REGISTERED YOGA TEACHERS

Announcing

The BMYI GoFundMe Campaign

raising $7,000

1. to publish BMYI curriculum

2. provide strategic giveaways

3. to launch the BMYI curriculum in 6 city tour

4. Print T-shirts & marketing material

5. to raise capital for fundraising events

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The health of Black men is critical to the success of society. We impact social change by creating holistic health leaders in the form of Yoga Teachers.

By Claire Wasserman 7/17/17

‍‍‍MEET THE NEW FELLOWS OF US RED BULL AMAPHIKO ACADEMY 2017‍‍‍.

Re‍‍‍d Bull Amaphiko is thrilled to host the debut US Academy in Baltimore f‍‍‍rom August 11-20. Selected initiatives‍‍‍ address disparate issues including...