HawaH is an artist, author, educator, yoga instructor and community organizer. He has dedicated his life to teaching about solutions to violence and ways to peace, and has traveled to over 30 countries in the past 10 years to facilitate interactive workshops, dialogues, perform poetry, teach yoga, and speak with those interested in creating a caring, sustainable, and equitable world. He has worked as an Americorps big brother in one of DC’s most under-resourced neighborhoods, and also as an R.F.K. Memorial Foundation fellow as a special representative to the United Nations and the World Conference Against Racism. Hawah is co-founder/ board chair of One Common Unity, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. For three years he directed the Peaceable Schools Program in DC’s largest public high school—specifically developing leadership skills of youth and assisting them in dealing with trauma through Alternatives to Violence, Deep Breathing & Yoga classes. Over the years, Hawah has trained thousands of teachers in the principles of social-emotional learning and regularly features as a speaker, performer and workshop presenter for People to People International, the Congressional Youth Leadership Council and the Children's Defense Fund's Freedom Schools. A spoken word poet known as Everlutionary and an artist of a diverse collection of paintings and photographs, Hawah has authored four books, produced three films, and released two musical CD’s.
Join HawaH at the Caribbean Yoga Conference!
(Click on the workshop name below for more information.)
Saturday, February 2
1:00-2:00 pm (community class open to all)
Friday, February 1
7:00-8:30 pm (community class open to all)
Film Screening: Fly by Light
Watch the trailer.