MEET OUR TEAM
Founder, Certified Yoga Therapist
Nazaahah is a certified yoga therapist and advanced yoga teacher with over nine years of experience facilitating private and group yoga therapy sessions to Black women and communities of color. She recently received a Master of Science in Yoga Therapy at Maryland University of Integrative Health and completed her 200 and 500-hour yoga teacher training programs through yama yoga collective.
She currently serves as a clinical supervisor at MUIH and leads yoga therapy sessions in Baltimore City Public Schools, Eating Recovery Center, and at her yoga studio in West Baltimore. Nazaahah, a proud Baltimore native, lives in her hometown with her teenage son. When she’s not leading sessions, you can find her head buried in a book, lovingly restoring her 1925 row home, dancing to Afrobeats, or museum-hopping with friends. Learn more about Nazaahah here.
I’m a mama, daughter, sister, friend and proud Black Nerd with a deeply rooted love for community building and a belief in the MAGICAL power of SISTERHOOD!
Mel is a Yoga Life Coach (Certified Life Purpose Coach, 200 HR RYT, Advanced Certified Yoga Nidra Facilitator, and Amrit Yoga Therapy Certified). She has studied under the finest leaders from the Amrit Yoga Institute and South West Institute of Healing Arts.Yoga has not only changed her life, but saved it as well. Her passion and niche is Yoga Nidra. Through this effortless technique known as yogic sleep meditation, she found a way to manage stress and the overwhelm of emotions that were getting in the way of living her Soul’s purpose.
Now she leads others in the Black community to do the same. She helps them to uncover the answers to the age-old question, “What’s my purpose?”. Seekers come to her when they are stressed, in need of life support and professional guidance. Because when you’re personally out of alignment, you’re professionally off of assignment. So she helps them reset their Mind, restore their Body, and reconnect to their Soul’s purpose. Learn more about Mel here.
Mandy Remmell is a certified Yoga Instructor based in Halethorpe, Maryland. Since 2016, she’s tapped into the world of yoga, and has been lucky to learn from wise and inspiring individuals. Having the chance to share those lessons and experiences with her students fills her with joy. She is also an experienced Zumba instructor and loves to move. She looks forward to seeing you on the mat soon.
Learn more about Mandy here.
Shaylah Mickens is a native of Baltimore, Maryland where she created a business, Soulful Symmetry, that allows people of color to heal from trauma. She uses Reiki Energy to heal, revive and restore her clients’ energy so they can be their highest trueest selves. She created Soulful Symmetry LLC because she understands just like many people of color in her community we all need a sacred place to be heard.
Shaylah grew up on the south side of Baltimore in Cherry Hill. She has experienced not only experienced physical abuse with her father but also mental and verbal abuse as well in her teenage years with her mother. Shaylah believes healing starts within and that everyone should be able to start with healing first. She took her experience with sexual abuse, as well as other violations, and turned her situations into a positive outcome for people in her community. She created Black Girls Speaks as a way for women of color to speak on their abuse where they will not be judged. she has created sacred spaces for her sisters to unify in the same space and learn to heal together. Learn more about Shaylah here
Youth Mindfulness Instructor/Herbalist
A Queen in her own right, a proud hippie at heart, Safiyyaah also known as Queen Phoenix sees motherhood as her guiding light, and she is invested in the mental health and awareness of children. As a youth mindfulness and meditation coach, Safiyyaah is able to fulfill her dream of bringing peace, balance, healing and love to the world, one child at a time. She enjoys coaching youth through methods of dealing with life as it comes and meeting them where they are, heart first. She is a firm believer that all disease and discomfort starts in the mind, and is committed to giving youth ways to access their own inner light.
As an herbalist, she’s always teaching, from homeschooling students, to leading group hikes and meditations, to teaching clients to use herbs to boost your immunity. Safiyyaah has taken professional courses in Wild Medicinal Plants and First Aid Remedies with Herbalism. Herbs and natural healing have always been apart of her life, being raised by a women who practiced only natural medicine.