Posts tagged Health & Fitness
My Origin Story: Alecia Young

YOGAMOTIF is a healing arts yoga studio that specializes in make & take wellness. We celebrate your body (as is) and invite you to twist, turn, laugh, shimmy, and create in your own beautiful body. My experience opening and operating a yoga studio has made me even more sensitive to the idea of holding space. Holding space for myself so I don't burn out. Holding space for our teachers so they feel supported. Holding space for our guests so they can cultivate a sense of healing in their own bodies. Holding space for the community as our studio is located in a gentrified neighborhood in Pittsburgh. I often think about what I'm doing to maintain healing in my own life so I might continue to hold all of this space.

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My Origin Story: Anthony Riggins

I am a 26 year old African American man. I’ve experienced many ups and downs through my journey called life. I received a full ride scholarship to play football at Fresno State and later received a Master’s degree in Public Administration from CSU Stanislaus. My college experience was a humbling one, seeing that my dreams of playing in the NFL were cut short. This was a time where my only choice was to turn to God and allow Him to lead my life to where it is now. I am now a fitness coach who also likes to do motivational speaking.

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