Ebony Smith, a.k.a ‘The Ghetto Guru’ is a certified Yoga Instructor, Wellness Coach and founder of Nonprofit outreach organization ‘Yoga N Da Hood’. Originally from Dallas, Texas Ebony overcame a rocky and turbulent childhood and young adult life until she found yoga in her late twenties during her pregnancy. Wanting to have a natural birth, Ebony started yoga and it was her “saving grace” and wake up call to began a healing process her heart had been longing for. Discovering who she is and her potential to help those around her in the underprivileged ‘hood’ communities, she founded her non-profit ‘Yoga N Da Hood’ where she offers free yoga and meditation classes.
Ebony teaches people in underserved communities the art of self healing and self love through the practice of yoga and mindfulness. With a mission to equip individuals with the tools to empower their own life and to further spread a wider message of healing, self love and wholeness to a larger community.
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