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Africa Yoga Project Fundraiser with Desta Marika

Africa Yoga Project

Our own Desta Marika is going to Kenya to assist the Africa Yoga Project 200hr Teacher Training! She's made a fundraising commitment and we'd love for you to help her meet it. Baptiste Yoga is a global community and we have special ties with Africa Yoga Project. Come to this class and be a part of the connection!
Desta will lead this two hour class with a balance of Asana, Meditation, and Inquiry. You'll experience the transformative power of working these practices and techniques all together.
Desta has been teaching Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga for over a decade and she is a graduate of Baptiste Level 1, 2, and 3 trainings.


This special class is $30 in advance and $35 on the day of. All proceeds will go to Desta's fundraising total.

The mission of Africa Yoga Project

Africa Yoga Project Educates, Empowers, Elevates and Expands Employability with youth in Africa using the transformational practice of yoga. Our vision is to create opportunities for youth to step into their greatness and become self-sustaining leaders in their communities.

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As a long-time practitioner of power vinyasa, Desta has been teaching Baptiste yoga in studios and gyms throughout Greater Boston since 2015. She began her practice and her teaching journey at the original Baptiste studios in Cambridge and Brookline and feels fortunate to have been mentored by many masterful Baptiste teachers.

In addition to her yoga experience, Desta has a B.A. in Public Health, is a Registered Nurse, and has been teaching group fitness since 2013. Her dream is to meld her skills in health with her love of movement to impart joy, ignite curiosity, and make radical transformation a possibility for all.

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