call me by my name

first, as a human being.
second, as a human in the body of a woman.
third, as an artist. 
fourth, as Nya Alemayhu.
fifth, as an Ethiopian--African.
sixth, as a "black" human in America. 
I rise. I rise. I RISE.

photo credit: james jackson


Nya Alemayhu

Nya Alemayhu is an author, entrepreneur, wellness coach, and yoga teacher based in Washington, DC. Nya began her physical asana practice in 2004 while attending university. She received her first teaching certificate in 2013 and has been sharing the gift of yoga ever since.