Our Mission

Melanin Yoga Project ™ is a non-profit organization. We connect, educate, and inspire by highlighting people of color practicing yoga, hosting wellness events, making yoga more accessible in underserved communities, and offering educational opportunities.

We are a team of professional yoga teachers, and educators, with over 30 years of combined experience

We are in alignment with what God has for our lives

Who we serve

Melanin Yoga Project's initiative is to connect, educate and inspire people of color through yoga, meditation, and mindful living.



  • Yoga in Schools (Pre-K to College)

  • Community Wellness

  • Education & Development

Who can support

Are you passionate about helping others?  Your contribution supports our overall mission and assists our organization to make a bigger impact in the communities we believe deserve the opportunity to experience what we have to offer.


Community Programs

Yoga In Schools

Melanin Yoga Project aims to provide weekly mindfulness and yoga classes in schools that have been identified as serving low socioeconomic status families. In addition to addressing the students, we aim to provide professional development services for teachers as well.


Community Wellness

Melanin Yoga Project aims to provide weekly free mindfulness and yoga classes in community centers, shelters, and at public parks in the Houston area. Our desire is to create positive relationships in underserved communities to educate individuals on the benefits of a regular yoga practice.  As a community-oriented organization, we additionally aim to provide a space and platform for minority yoga teachers, educators, and health practitioners to share with the community. 


Education & Development 

Melanin Yoga Project is comprised of yoga teachers, yoga teacher trainers, mentors, entrepreneurs, and motivators to connect, educate and inspire people in underserves communities. We offer yoga classes, educational workshops, day retreats, international retreats, and yoga teacher training.




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