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Empowering yoga with Oneika Mays

Oneika leads a practice rooted in this quote from bell hooks: “Love is an action, never simply a feeling.”

The sequence starts with setting an affirmation and committing to expressing love to yourself. You’ll move through spinal openings on the floor, low lunges, chair pose, high lunge, warrior 2, extended side angle, standing splits, yogi squat and close with stretches on the floor.


This class was filmed at The Floor in Brooklyn. Students in the class are fellow teachers Laura Toyofuku-Aki  and Francine Taylor.

Oneika Mays

Oneika Mays

New Jersey, NJ, United States

Oneika Mays is a LMT and E-RYT 200 with certifications in trauma conscious yoga, therapeutic yoga, vinyasa, yoga for cancer and is lovingkindness meditation teacher. Oneika embraces the idea of meeting people where they are and uses loving, mindful movement/meditation to create spaces for self empowerment and healing. In addition to studio classes and workshops Oneika teaches meditation at Rikers Island.

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