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ABQ Queer Trans Community Yoga Guest Teacher Series – scroll down for info.
Looking for Avery’s Free 6 Week Queer Trans Iyengar Yoga Series?
What a time we are in. In the spirit of resilience, ulifting a better future, and community care amidst this challenging year – We’re excited to announce that 3rd Fridays Queer Trans Yoga is back!! Featuring an amazing group of guest teachers from afar.
These classes are FREE to attend! If you are able and feel moved, you can send donations to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico as usual. All members of the LGBTQIAA community are welcome so feel free to invite friends. We’re also planning towards a local QT healing arts festival that uplifts BIPOC healers, teachers, voices to support our local New Mexico community once we can emerge out of this stage of Covid and safely rejoice in person once again.
We received a generous grant from the Trans Justice Funding Project, @transjusticefp and are excited to center, platform and uplift the teachings and radiance of these Trans and Nonbinary, primarily BIPOC teachers.
ABQ Queer Trans Comunity Yoga Guest Teacher Series – Join from anywhere on Zoom! Registration required. Scroll down to find the links to sign up.
Join Us for Class Every 3rd Friday for the next 6 Months 5:30-6:30 PM MT. And, we’ll be chatting on Instagram Live the week of class. Hope to see you there!
Class line up:
Nov 20 Allé
Dec 18 Leucas
Jan 15 Puja
Feb 19 Rubén
March 19 Rebby
April 16 Zel
(schedule subject to change)
Learn more about the Featured Guest Teachers:
Allé K (they/ he) is a queer, fat, trans non-binary activist, educator and certified Yoga Instructor. He provides LGBTQIA++ inclusive, trauma-informed, weight-neutral yoga classes online and in-person. Allé is passionate about making yoga accessible for folks who are not seen on the covers of yoga magazines and on teacher training faculty. They are a spaceholder and a disruptor. His business rejects the capitalist, white supremacist, patriarchal systems in place. Leucas identifies as a QTPOC and has been practicing yoga and teaching for 5 years, he enjoys teaching vinyasa flow classes where students may feel courageous enough to commit to truth and love as they journey towards their Selves.
Prince Puja (they/them) is a queer, non-binary trans, Indian-Canadian, yoga, meditation and music teacher based in Los Angeles, helping people tune into the power of the Universe, slow down, practice presence and find their unique voice in order to more fully and joyfully express themselves in any and all areas of their life.
Rebby Kern (they/them) is a wandering spirit shining light into the lives of others. Rebby’s personal mission is to operate from connection, seeking justice and empowering voices. Rebby generates space for connection, empowerment and self-discovery through their 10 years in LGBTQ activism drawing connections to the yoga world and uplifting experiences of marginalized identities.
Rubén: He/They/Queen teaches yoga; how to breathe. Love. Growth. Travelling yoga instructor, using my skills, my gifts and my passions to leave a positive impact on the world. 200hr RYT, proud Queer POC.
Zel Amanzi (they/he) is a Blacqueer, nonbinary humxn dedicated to nourishing the trees that bear the fruits of freedom, especially through the creation of sacred healing, educational + transformational spaces for BIPoC and Queer folx!
Avery Kalapa, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, ERYT500 (they, them) teaches deeply informed yoga as a healing practice rooted in collective liberation.
Very Special Thanks to Léon Mitchell Powell
Here are the upcoming zoom registration links:
Nov 20th (Special Trans Day of Remembrance class with Allé:) #1
Dec 18th #2
Jan 15th #3
Feb 19th #4
March 19th #5
April 16th #6
Join our email list? firstname.lastname@example.org
Find us on Facebook at our community page Albuquerque Queer Trans Community Yoga
Our website: www.qtcy.org
About thins project: ABQ Queer Trans Community Yoga has been offering free healing gatherings for LGBTQIAA since 2017. These yoga classes honor, value and celebrate the intelligence + perspective + love + experience of queerness. We are an inclusive decolonial Queer & Trans community, co-creating a healing space for mind/body connection, affirmation, and mutual support, through intentional movement, yoga, and play. Taught by Avery and friends 🙂
Body positive. Community led. Built with loving queer analysis to work continually on decentering whiteness, broad accessibility and representation, anti-isolation.
Serving self-identified LGB, queer, transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people. Trauma informed, adaptive, Iyengar lineage based. Intergenerational. Come as you are.