CELEBRATING AFRICAN SPIRITUALITY
today we would like to introduce you to this phenomenal world-renowned African yoga practitioner, Pablo M. Pablo Imani
About Pablo Imani Pablo Menfesawe-Imani is the founder of Afrikan Yoga. He is an Author, Yoga Teacher, Massage Therapist, Holistic Health and Wellbeing Consultant and Balanced Health practitioner trained in Kinesiology. Pablo’s lineage comes from various masters in Health, African science, cosmology, and martial sciences. He is a member of British School of Yoga, The International Association of Black Yoga Teachers, The Independent Yoga Network, The International Board of African Thinkers, Traditional Priest, Priestesses, Healers and Religion Inc. He is the Co-founder of the Afrikan Yoga FoundationBorn in Britain, Pablo Imani started his career as an Iconographic Artist, Dancer and DJ. As an Iconographer Pablo was passionate about creating artwork that inspired, challenged, influenced and impacted the community particularly in under priviledged areas . He spent eighteen years exhibiting and teaching art to children with special needs and working in the schools, youth groups and with mental health groups in crisis.
Regional Origin: Egypt, East Africa, Ghana and UK
Founding Seba: Pablo Menfesawe-Imani
Mainstream Popularity: Growing from the early 21st Century
Practice Emphasis: Attention to flexibility and the use of rhythm with a focus on the elements.
Derivative Forms: Kemetic Yoga, Egyptian Yoga, Smai Taui, Tamare Smai Tawi
Related Schools: Smai Tawi, Egyptian Yoga, Yoga Skills, Kemetic Yoga Association
What is Afrikan Yoga?
Afrikan Yoga founded by Pablo M Imani Khonsu Sekhem Ptah is a form of yoga known for its use of rhythmic movements, to the sounds of drums which aids in heating up the body in order to perform Sayunaats/Postures. Adequate natural body heat and energy generation minimises the risks of injury or strain when doing static postures.
There is an emphasis of elemental body awareness and breath.