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Healing Through Movement: Navigating Anxiety, Digestive Health, and BIPOC Struggles

Open your heart with thanks, then get your body moving. A mindful Monday awaits! 💪🏽💖



 


Welcome to our latest blog, where we explore the vital connection between mental health, digestive wellness, and the historical struggles faced by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) during the civil rights movement.


As we celebrate Women's History Month, let's also recognize that women's health is at the forefront, making March Women's Health Month.

Join us as we uncover empowering solutions through movement while shedding light on the challenges BIPOC endured and their impact on anxiety and digestive health.


 

5 Amazing Facts about BIPOC Struggles During the Civil Rights Movement:

1. Segregated Public Spaces


BIPOC were subjected to segregation laws, which enforced separate facilities for white and non-white individuals, leading to feelings of exclusion, stress, and anxiety among BIPOC communities.


2. Limited Educational Opportunities


Systemic barriers to education, including segregated schools with fewer resources, contributed to anxiety about the future and a sense of hopelessness among BIPOC youth and families.


3. Racially Motivated Violence


BIPOC were targets of racial violence, including lynchings and police brutality, heightening stress levels and leading to anxiety and digestive issues within BIPOC communities.


4. Economic Injustice


Discriminatory hiring practices and unequal pay led to economic instability, exacerbating stress and contributing to digestive problems such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) among BIPOC populations.


5. Emotional Suppression and Trauma


BIPOC often suppressed their emotions and experiences of racial trauma, resulting in chronic stress, anxiety disorders, and psychosomatic digestive issues within BIPOC communities.


 


Empowering Solutions Through Movement

Movement practices such as yoga, dance, and martial arts offer BIPOC individuals a safe space to process trauma, cultivate resilience, and foster holistic wellbeing, reclaiming agency over their health and history.


As we honor the resilience of BIPOC communities during Women's History Month, let's recognize the intersectionality of women's health and social justice. Often times our voices are stifled and Through movement-based healing modalities, BIPOC individuals can embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing intergenerational wounds, and rewriting the narrative of their lives.


 


Join the Movement

Move your body, heal from within, and create positive change. Check our program which uses movement with discussions on mental health awareness and more.


This 5-week empowerment program will teach you how to feel liberated, limitless and have long-lasting physical and mental health. Tap the link below to join the waitlist.


The program starts on 5th April.

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