“There is a deep wisdom within our flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it.” -James Baldwin

Akoma is a project of heart and passion, birthed from the imagination of Dominique Hollis; It’s sole purpose is to create spaces that inspire interpersonal wellness, community reconciliation, and creativity.

Akoma’s vision is to foster community spaces anchored in the radical healing and cultural nourishment of racially marginalized peoples.

Akoma’s mission is to promote thriving communities through programs that are culturally enriching, community centered, and trauma informed.




Soul, Beats, & Rhythm Vinyasa Yoga

Join me in Ann Arbor, MI for Akoma’s Soul, Beats, and Rhythm Vinyasa Yoga. Morning, afternoon, and evening yoga classes for black and brown yogis. Classes will be lead through an energetic flow to the vibrant sounds of R&B, Afrobeat, Soca, Hip Hop, and more. Prepare to sweat as you make your way through postures to strengthen, ground, and detox. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle, and hand towel (to dab with).

Dominique is a certified yoga teacher (RYT-200).

Book classes via the Yoga tab listed under The Community.

Akoma Start-up Fund

One of Akoma’s guiding principles is accessible. Offering programs at a low-cost helps to increase accessibility. Dominique achieves this by hosting her yoga class and art parties in community spaces and shopping competitively for supplies. Help Dominique, by donating to her start-up fund. Continue reading “Akoma Start-up Fund”

About the Founder

At the age of 5, Dominique taught herself the important work of creative authorship. With a keen eye, she studied and drew the figures of those around her and invited these explorations to foster her current enthrallment and appreciation of art. Drawing offered her at the earliest stages of her life, the affirmation that she held a power to imagine and create something beautiful. Continue reading “About the Founder”