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Sinikiwe Dhliwayo

6 Podcast Episodes

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Ep045: #GoodAncestor Sinikiwe Dhliwayo on Rooting BIPOC in Their Wellbeing

Good Ancestor Podcast

In this episode, I speak with creative, entrepreneur, educator, and speaker, Sinikiwe Dhliwayo.Sinikiwe Dhliwayo is steadfast in her belief that Blackness and humanity are inextricably linked. She is driven daily by a deep desire to change the narrative of what it looks like and feels like to be well. Whether making yoga and meditation accessible to those who need the practice most or telling stories of marginalized folks through elevated photo and video, Sinikiwe is dedicated to creating a more equitable and just society. Her work and efforts to make the wellness space more equitable can be found in Beyonce, Byrdie, Dame, Goop, Well and Good, and Refinery29. Her previous teaching and speaking engagements include The Re-Treat, Create and Cultivate, The Wing, Unwell Conference, Lululemon, Goop League, Summit, Faherty Sun Sessions, and Girlvana.

1hr 19mins

11 Feb 2021

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Fundraising, Branding Yourself, and the Work of Entrepreneurship with Sinikiwe Dhliwayo

The Twelfth House

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, curious about where to source the right funds, and want to hear the ins and outs of being an entrepreneur, this episode is for you! Michelle talks with founder and dear friend of Naaya, Sinikiwe Dhliwayo (@sinikiwe.stephanie). Sinikiwe is the founder of Naaya, which exists to redefine the narrative of Wellness into one that centers BIPOC folks. Naaya aims to create a space where BIPOC people can luxuriate in the beauty that is intrinsic to our beings and to root you in your well-being by making you feel seen and—most importantly—heard. Check out the show notes for the episode HERE

1hr 3mins

17 Nov 2020

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Democratizing the Wellness Space with Sinikiwe Dhliwayo of Naaya

Pull It Together

This week I sit down with incredible Sinikiwe Dhliwayo of Naaya Wellness. As it stands now, wellness is synonymous with whiteness, affluence, and being able-bodied. Naaya exists to redefine this narrative. Naaya is bringing people of color into the conversation of wellness with yoga and mindfulness programming for communities who have been traditionally overlooked and excluded from those spaces. Naaya exists for people of color to feel seen, heard, and, most importantly, welcome. We have a dynamic conversation about privilege, accountability, and self care vs. self indulgence. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


26 May 2020

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Ep. 11: "Wealth & Hellness" with Sinikiwe Dhliwayo, Founder of Naaya Wellness


Yseult & Hannah welcome Sinikiwe for a conversation on the accessibility and dynamics of the wellness industry for BIPOC.    ***Listeners can support an individual for Naaya Yoga Teacher Training. Naaya’s 200-hour YTT has been created specifically for people identifying as BIPOC. We are acutely familiar with what it means to simply exist in our bodies in this society. Our training looks at yoga through a lens of social justice, decolonization, and equity.    By contributing to the scholarship fund, you will be enabling a BIPOC individual to get their certificate: https://www.paypal.me/naayawellness


18 Mar 2020

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58 | Democratizing Wellness with Sinikiwe Dhliwayo

Balanced Black Girl

Today’s guest is Sinikiwe Dhliwayo, a creative and public speaker who for the last decade has made a home at the intersection of wellness and publishing. Sinikiwe has worked in all facets of the photo and magazine publishing industry and oversees photo and video shoots from inception and conception to execution and delivery. Her skills include casting, producing and art direction as well as creative problem solving and most importantly, creating meaningful and impactful connections with target audiences. Sinikiwe is also the founder of NAAYA, which roots people of color in their wellness. Whether making yoga accessible to those who need the practice most or telling the stories of marginalized folx through elevated photo and video, Sinikiwe is dedicated to changing the conversation around what it looks and feels like to be well. Her work and efforts to make the wellness space more equitable.  Later this year, Sinikiwe is kicking off NAAYA’s first 200-hour yoga teacher training, created specifically for people who identify as BIPOC. Head to the NAAYA website to learn more. In this episode, we talk about… The importance of mindfulness practices for people of color. Cultural appropriation in yoga. The intersection of wellness and media. Advice for beginning your yoga journey. RESOURCES: Visit the NAAYA Website to subscribe to the newsletter Follow NAAYA on Instagram: @naaya.wellness Follow Sinikiwe on Instagram: @sinikiwe.stephanie Balanced Black Girl Partners: BLK+GRN | Use code BBG20 for 20% off at blkgrn.com Black Girl Sunscreen | Use code BBG20 for 20% off at blackgirlsunscreen.com Methodology | Use code BALANCEDBLACKGIRL30 for 30% off your first Methodology shipment Organifi | Use the code BBG for 15% off Organifi supplements Skinny Dipped | Use the code BBG for 15% off your order at skinnydipped.com Balanced Black Girl is edited by Bex Carlos. If you like this episode, please leave a rating and review on iTunes. Keep in touch with Les on Instagram @balancedles, follow the show @balancedblackgirlpodcast, and join the Balanced Black Girl Podcast Community on Facebook. PS: If you really want to take your year to the next level, snag our free glow-up guide. This free guide has everything you need to implement a self-care practice that works. You’ll get daily journal worksheets, inspiring quotes, affirmations, and a bonus workout. Get the guide HERE.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy


21 Jan 2020

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Why We Wander Episode 6: Wellness Travel with Naaya Wellness Founder Sinikiwe Dhliwayo

Why We Wander

In this episode, we talk about Wellness Travel, which is shaping up to be the fastest-growing travel sector. We’ll cover what it actually is, what the trends are in this arena, and talk to Sinikiwe Dhliwayo of Naaya Wellness about democratizing the wellness industry.To read more on the topics we cover in this episode, check out:Wellness Travel Trends, Refinery 29https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/2018/11/216601/wellness-travel-trends-2010Outpatients, The Astonishing New World of Medical Tourismhttps://globalreports.columbia.edu/books/outpatients/Introducing A New Women-Only Health Retreat, Forbeshttps://www.forbes.com/sites/bridgetarsenault/2018/11/13/introducing-a-new-women-only-health-retreat/#4d6c588d25208 Influencers Making the Wellness World More Inclusive, Self https://www.self.com/story/influencers-making-wellness-more-inclusive

1hr 14mins

7 Mar 2019