What is Kemetic Yoga?

Kemetic Yoga™ is the ancient Egyptian system of Yoga enlightenment based upon the practices of physical movements combined with controlled deep breathing and meditation. The modern version of this ancient system was developed from primary research conducted by Dr. Asar Hapi and Master Yirser Ra Hotep (Elvrid Lawrence) of Chicago during the 1970s. Kemetic Yoga™ … Read more

Yoga for Child Development

I have practiced and taught Yoga for close to 50 years. The first class I ever taught was with senior citizens. My most fulfilling work has been with children. I have always loved interacting with children and my Sister Shola Caroline Arewa reminded me of this by posting these photos today that were published in … Read more

Kemetic Concept of Love

The Kemetic hieroglyph for the word “Love” is a man with hoe bent over and tilling the land. He is in essence cultivating the land in order to cause the crop to grow and manifest. This is a very different notion of our westernized notion of romantic love which is sort of a dreamy-eyed feeling … Read more

Respect for Our Thing

People who are really into the Indian concept of Yoga immerse themselves in the Sanskrit language; they read the Vedic scriptures and Upanishads. They learn the philosophy of India and address each other with Sanskrit greetings and phrases. They celebrate Indian holidays and participate in Indian celebrations, rites and rituals. People who practice Kundalini Yoga … Read more

The Evolution of Kemetic Yoga:

I want to thank those of you who have been conscientious enough to understand that we are creating a movement called Kemetic Yoga. Teaching Kemetic Yoga classes in your studio or private practice, using the term Kemetic Yoga in your promotional materials, acknowledging your certification in Kemetic Yoga in your bios, posting photos of Kemetic … Read more

Kemetic Yoga As a Social and Cultural Movement:

Kemetic Yoga as a Social Movement for Cultural Regeneration What is Kemetic Yoga? It is much more than merely doing poses that come from the walls of ancient Egyptian tombs and temples. Kemetic Yoga is a social, cultural and political movement which emerged out of the struggle for liberation of African people all over the … Read more

The Society of Kemetic Yoga

I just want to remind everyone that this a support group for those who have been certified or are in the process of being certified in the YogaSkills Method of Kemetic Yoga. Our primary purpose is to provide support to each other in our quest to develop our skills as practitioners and teachers of this … Read more