Calia Marshall


Photos by Kamau Ware

Photos by Kamau Ware


 “In the asana exists the world, in the breath, the Universe.” -Yogic saying

My yoga class for people of color was recently featured in articles on and on!

Check out my 14 minute Calming Yoga Sequence video on YouTube by clicking here!

I recently became a doula, offering labor and postpartum support.  Find out more here!

Ongoing Classes

Please join me for a classes at Third Root Community Health Center (380 Marlborough Road) in Brooklyn.

Mondays 5:15-6:30pm basics

Mondays 6:45-8pm int/adv flow


Upcoming Workshops/Classes/Mantra Music Events
Brown Sugar: Yoga for Folks of Color (with chocolate!)

February Community Potluck!– Tuesday, February 23rd, 6:30pm at Calia’s home. RSVP to to reserve your spot (my apartment is only so big, ya’ll), to let me know what type of dish you’ll bring, and for directions.

Brown Sugar Yoga Class– Sunday, March 13th, 2:30-4:30pm @  Shambhala Yoga & Dance, 367 Saint Marks Avenue , Brooklyn, NY

$20 suggested donation, bring a friend- 2 for $30!
No one will be turned away for lack of funds

Brown Sugar Heading

What: Brown Sugar is a healing space. It’s a space where people of color can move, breathe and circle together as we explore mindfulness practices and celebrate our diverse community.

How: We begin and end each class in a circle where we can share and reflect upon our experiences. As we move through the yoga postures with awareness, healthy alignment, and a focus on the breath, we begin to attune to our own and our collective wisdom.

Why: Because folks of color need a healing space where they don’t have to worry about being “othered”. Because racism exists, within the world and within the yoga community. Because people of color are hugely underrepresented in yoga studios, so we’re letting it be known that there’s a space there for us too.

Who: The magic of this class is created by the energy of each person who enters this sacred space. All experience levels, sizes, abilities, genders, and ages are welcome.

And: Chocolate will be served! At the end of practice enjoy some time for fellowship and Taza Chocolates.


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