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This Woman Is Giving Black Women What They Need In Wellness

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This Woman Is Giving Black Women What They Need In Wellness


Although exercising self care is incredibly important for all women, many Black women feel excluded from the wellness space — which is largely dominated by women who don’t share the same cultural traumas, health concerns, body types and more. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health states Black women have the highest rates of obesity compared to other groups in the country, and data show that for Black women, anxiety is more chronic and the symptoms more intense than their white counterparts. Despite an evident need for health and wellness services, Black women feel underrepresented in the spaces that can help them take better care of their minds and bodies. But one woman has set out to change that.

Christina Rice, a publicist turned entrepreneur, created OMNoire to specifically address Black women’s wellness needs. She was struck by the lack of Black women in her yoga classes and felt  …

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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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