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Rachel Symone Gilliam

REBECKAH PRICE

YOGA TEACHER | COMMUNITY BUILDER | DIVERSITY + WELLNESS CONSULTANT

Rebeckah Price is a wellness advocate and yoga instructor (RYT 200), that draws on her wealth of knowledge of working in underserved, marginalized, racialized, and immigrant communities in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. In 2015, Rebeckah founded irise yoga + wellness- as a way to connect, promote, bring awareness to and foster the inclusion of people of colour and other historically marginalized groups in yoga and wellness spaces. In 2019, she co-founded the Well Collective to continue to expand her work on addressing the lack of representation of BIPOC wellness practitioners in wellness spaces.

Rebeckah’s work is rooted in an intersectional understanding of power and harnessing the tools and resources to facilitate community change. With over 20 years in the not-for-profit sector as a Community Development and Engagement Specialist, Rebeckah has worked on and developed strategies and policies related to diversity & inclusion, equity, conflict resolution, settlement and integration and creating safe, cohesive communities. Rebeckah uses her lived experience as a Woman of Colour and her unique expertise in community development and engagement to bridge and address the gap of diversity in the wellness industry through consulting, training and workshops, etc. In 2020, Rebeckah became a Nike trainer, the first Black Woman in Canada to represent the brand under the trainer title. Through her work with Nike, she continues to bring yoga and mindfulness to marginalized and underrepresented communities in wellness.

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