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Family Yoga with Luz Emma Cañas

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We are delighted to share this family-friendly yoga session as part of Cool Culture’s We Are A Work of Art: Health + Wellbeing Initiative. Luz Emma Cañas of Rhythm and Breath Yoga guides us through an introduction to Kundalini Yoga, tailored for children age 6 and younger and their caregivers. Find a comfortable space and follow along with our YouTube video!

Luz Emma Cañas M.A., graduated with highest honors from the Chicano Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was a Graduate Fellow in the Department of World Arts and Cultures, U.C.L.A., while attaining her master’s degree in Dance Movement Therapy. She was certified by the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI) in Kundalini Yoga and is a Sufi Healer and Poet on the Shadhiliyya Sufi Path. She has led workshops at Columbia University, Harlem Hospital, American Airlines and Brooklyn Museum and has worked with a wide variety of clientele ranging from pre-verbal children to recording artists. Luz is giving continuity to the Capoeira passed down to her by her deceased master and husband, Jorge Luiz de Souza Jesus, through Capoeira Muçurumim, the first Capoeira Angola group to be founded and directed by a woman in the United States. Learn more about Luz at www.rhythmandbreath.org.