As a proud Institute of Integrative Nutrition grad, I was honored to share my thoughts on #BlackHistoryMonth and the importance of amplifying our own voices when it comes to the state of our own wellness.
IIN: How do you feel the wellness world can work to amplify Black voices and contribute to their health and well-being?
Wendi: “The wellness world has mainly been marketed to white women, which is wholly indicative of the systemic issue of racism, privilege, and the false notion of superiority. Many of the concepts (like yoga, herbal remedies, and spirituality) used in wellness have been stolen from ancient cultures, watered down, repackaged, and sold in the modern wellness movement.
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