Two Black Girls Talk About Everything

Two Black Girls Talk About Everything

Two black women discuss what it is like moving through the world as BIPOC. We discuss self-care, raising children, current pop culture, yoga and more. Join us for conversations that will be enlightening, thought-provoking, and definitely uncomfortable. This Podcast strives to be a beacon for change.

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May 11, 2021 61 min

I never thought I would see the day when I would talk to Yoga Journal. As most of you may know I have had a long difficult and painful relationship with Yoga Journal.  I recently received a heartfelt apology from the editor and I think it is time to turn over a new leaf. If people and organizations are willing to change I am open to discussion.

In today's podcast,  Dee and I speak to the Brand Creator and Editor in chief of Yoga...

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In this week's episode Dee and I talk to fellow runner Quinton Jacobs about the intersections of running and social justice and how running can strengthen our communities. 

Connect with Quinton Jacobs on IG at quinton_jacobs
Quinton Running Projects
Running and Inclusion 

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Can I just saw SQUEEEEEEEEEEE? This was so much fun and so enlightening.  Dee and I spoke with Tejal Patel and Jesal Parikh of the Yoga is Dead Podcast on how they developed their podcast and the impacts that speaking your truth has on the culture.

In this episode, we dissect the white washing of yoga culture and what means to show up in the yoga world with truth, power and grace! 

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In this episode we talk to Melanie Klein, co-founder of the Yoga and Body Coalition. Listen as we discuss how things have changed for body positivity and inclusivity in the last six years. From our panel at a Yoga Journal conference in 2015 to today.

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In this episode, we talk to Louise Green of Big Fit Girl about her journey into fitness, what it means to be body positive and size-inclusive.  Louise is one of the pioneers of body acceptance sharing the idea that fitness looks all kinds of ways. There is no one way to be active or to strive for health. Louise is the author of  Fitness for Everyone and the creator of Big Fit Girl App.  Join us for this joyful conversation.

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Trigger warning we talk about eating disorders and body image in this episode. Shout out to Diva Steve for sharing his experience, activism and take on equity and diversity within Fitness and Wellness Industry.  We have an honest conversation about what is lacking and what is needed in equitable wellness spaces. 

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March 3, 2021 23 min

In this mini-episode, Dianne and Dee look back at the experience of creating this podcast. 

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I met Reggie Hubbard in a Club House Room online. The discussion we were having was about taking our yoga and spiritual practices online. Reggie was very clear about how much more productive and equitable online spaces were for Black Folxs and BIPOC practitioners.  In this episode, Reggie shares his experience of being a large Black Man in white wellness spaces and in the world.  He shares how he creates accessible equitable wellne...

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I this episode we talk to Shawn J. Moore, the director of Student Leadership at Moorehouse College. Shawn talks about how he integrated meditation and mindfulness as a tool for his own creative resilience, personal power and healing

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February 13, 2021 55 min

In this episode we talk to Anita Bhagwandas, author of the article "How Wellness Got Whitewashed" that was recently published in Glamour U.K.

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In today's episode, we're going to be talking to Irene Moore Davis, author, educator, and historian on what Black History Month means in Canada. Black History Month here in February is a global phenomenon, but often our history in Canada gets overshadowed by the accomplishments of African Americans. We want to celebrate what it means to be Black in Canada. 

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This episode not only talks about the importance of the movement Black Lives Matter but the next steps in creating opportunities and platforms for Black Lives to rise. Dianne and Dee talk to creator and founder of Black Lives Rising on her vision for the future of equity. 

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January 24, 2021 34 min

This episode  Dee and I  share what it's like to teach yoga as black women and how we use our yoga to navigate racism, privilege, and the wellness world. 

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In this episode, Dee and I talk to the CEO  of Yoga International Todd Wolfenberg and Editor in Chief Kat  Heagberg -Rebar about the social responsibility that wellness brands and culture have to social justice. 

How do we create equity, understanding and diversity in wellness spaces. 

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January 9, 2021 50 min

With the New Year, New You, trash talk starting to drop we are getting bombarded with messages about losing weight and changing our bodies. Comments like "drop the quarantine 15" fill our feed. It is time to gain a new perspective and relationship with our bodies.  This is the year to make peace with ourselves and our bodies. 

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August 1, 2018 48 min
We watched The Red Pill documentary by Cassie Jaye and we have some thoughts. This was a really interesting self-study moment. Exploring Feminism and Men Rights what does it really mean?http://theredpillmovie.com/We love to hear your thoughts.
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