The Everyday SuperWoman Show w/ guest Ghylian Bell

Founder of The Urban Yoga Foundation teaches host Kim LaRue a few Yoga techniques.

Inside American Fitness: Biking Home Workout

Host Africa Yoon learns how to stretch before and after biking with Yoga Master, Ghylian Bell, who guides you through a routine you do right there at home in your living room.v


UYF made an appearance on a segment with LiveBeYoga ambassadors Jeremy Falk and Aris Seaberg to talk about the work we have been doing in St. Petersburgh, Florida.

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UYF x Amal Alliance Helping Refugees

UYF on PIX 11 News                                            

School of Yoga by Contessa Gayles

Where public school curricula falls short, the alternative teachings of yoga come into the lives of kids on the margins. Urban Yoga Foundation founder, Ghylian Bell, trains yoga teachers to work with at-risk students in after-school and summer programs around New York City. The lessons go beyond hand stands and tree poses, to the root of yoga as a tool for self-regulation and positive socialization.

School of Yoga follows Harlem P.S. 36 students Jael, 9, Waseem, 9, and Sunshine, 8, as they search for calm, confidence and community, while struggling with academics, health issues and bullying. Seeing her own childhood in these kids and striving to lead by example, their teacher Courtnie Bennett, 24, soon finds that her own yogic journey has only just begun.

UYF Founder and Director, Ghylian Bell, to keynote at the 2017 National Kids Yoga Conference

Ghylian will be the featured keynote speaker among the many other distinguished presenters at the 2017 National Kids Yoga Conference in Washington D.C.  The National Kids Yoga Conference is the leading professional environment for adults to learn the art of successfully bringing yoga, mindfulness, and social emotional learning to the youth in our community. Ideal for educators, yoga teachers, speech therapists, administrators, occupational therapists, parents, and anyone interested in bring yoga and mindfulness to children!


UYF Featured in YogaCity NYC

The Urban Yoga Foundation is  humbled to be  featured on YogaCity NYC's " Yoga Sleuth",  an online blog which covers yoga events, studios, teachers, and nutrition in the New York Metropolitan area. "Yoga Sleuth" is a section within YogaCity, which features and reviews local studios and teachers.

From the words of the writer Marie Carter, who attended a class lead by our own Lucille Parrado,"It felt good knowing that not only had we done ourselves good with this soothing yoga class, but also that our contributions were doing something good for the greater community." 

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Ghylian Bell, UYF Founder and Director, moderates the Self-Care isn’t Selfish panel at the 2017 WomenWerk Forum

WomenWerk is a women's empowerment organization working to amplify the voices of women. As an organization, they’ve become increasingly aware of the importance of self-care as women navigate professional and personal spaces.


UYF Founder and Director, Ghylian Bell presents at the 2nd annual Mindful Life Conference

Ghylian was one of more than 25 presenters exploring big-picture topics, teaching practical tools and best practices, sharing success stories, making one-on-one connections, and building community. 


Go Red for Women Monthly Yoga Series offered at the White + Warren showroom overlooking Bryant Park

American Heart Association New York City launched their 2016 monthly yoga night in September. UYF Founder and Director, Ghylian Bell lead the series assisted by UYF Karma Yoga Instructors.


UYF Founder and Director, Ghylian Bell was among lead speakers & panelists at the 2016 BLACK GIRLS LEAD Conference

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! presented their 2nd annual conference to empower girls from around the world to lead, innovate, and serve. UYF Karma Yoga teachers and Ambassadors, Shindera Jackson, Brandee Ellis, and Anne Tangi  guided girls between ages 13-17 through morning yoga and mediation classes on two of the four-day leadership conference.