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

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

Akoma’s mission is to promote thriving communities through community-based and healing centered programs.

Principles of Engagement

Akoma is an organization that seeks to generate community spaces that center the experiences of black, brown, and indigenous people. Akoma creates spaces that inspire interpersonal wellness, community reconciliation, and creativity. Additionally, Akoma offers classes that are open to the broader community.

Affiliated programs and events operate in recognition of Akoma’s 3 principles of engagement. 

Akoma offers programs at low cost and in spaces within close access to the centralized community.

Akoma teaches grounding and self- exploratory practices through experience and exposure.

Akoma encourages a communal integrity of hospitality and sensitivity to all individuals participating in Akoma events.

Come practice with Dominique (RYT-200), founder of Soul Rhythm Yoga.

Soul Rhythm Yoga’s pop-up classes occur in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Classes will be lead through an energetic flow to the vibrant sounds of R&B, Afrobeat, Soca, Hip Hop, and more.

Bring a yoga mat, water bottle, and hand towel (to dab with).

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