Meet Faith Hunter, New York City based yoga instructor, global traveler, and lifestylist, sprinkled with a dash of Louisiana charm. Faith began her life long love affair with yoga in the early 90s as a way to cope as her beloved brother Michael was dying from a complication related to AIDS. Through meditation and mindfulness, Faith was able to release her fears and experience an awakening from within. From that day forward, she committed herself to sharing these practices with the world. Always eager to learn, explore, and share, Faith is an inspiring and generous mentor to yoga practitioners of all skill levels.
She is the creator of Spiritually Fly™, a philosophy that celebrates every moment of life, and uses yoga’s tools of sound both chanting & music, breath, and movement, in a fresh and modern way to encourage students to embrace their unique flow in life – on and off the mat. Her passionate and free-spirited teaching style is influenced by her study in Vinyasa , Ashtanga and kundalini. A next generation yoga teacher Faith blends Classic yogic principles and real world personal experiences into an Integrated Flow that is totally grounded & Spiritually Fly™.
Faith also owns Embrace Yoga DC, yoga training and community center located in Adams Morgan – a multicultural nest of Washington D.C. Both 200 and 500 level yoga certifications are offered.
A favorite choice for mass yoga gatherings Faith has taught at yoga at the great lawn, the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C., The White House Easter Egg Roll and is an esteemed faculty member for Kripalu. She tours internationally teaching yoga workshops, teacher trainings, and public appearances. Faith is also a media darling having graced the covers of Yoga Journal, Om Yoga & Lifestyle (UK based), Origin Magazine, and Sweat Equity. She has also appeared in Essence, Black Enterprise, Washington Post, Women’s Health, and several publications and numerous blogs. Faith is currently a brand ambassador for Nubian Heritage, Lole Women, and Bali Malas.