Chicago:  July 13, 14, 15, 2018

2014-soul-yooga-fest1.jpgSoul Yoga Fest has expanded our emphasis to include more natural food vendors, workshops in vegan and raw food preparation as well as more dance, martial arts and other types of movement arts.   The annual  Yoga festival which was created by Master Kemetic Yoga Instructor and founder of the global Kemetic Yoga Movement, Yirser Ra Hotep-Lawrence to introduce Yoga, especially Kemetic Yoga from the cultural perspective of Africa, to communities that otherwise would not know of Yoga, do not have access to it, nor know of its African and Kemetic (ancient Egyptian) roots. Soul Yoga Fest is held in Chicago, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Paris, South Africa and Jamaica.  Soul Yoga Fest is open to all persons interested in Yoga, Meditation, Health, Nutrition, and Fitness.



Friday, July 13th, 6 to 9 PM: Awards Dinner & Keynote Speech Featuring the Great African Historian:  Dr. Runoko Rashidi speaking on the Global African Presence and where we go from here.  Join us as we honor Dr. Rashidi for a lifetime of achievement as an African historian.  Currently, he has traveled to over 120 countries on this planet to document the achievements and contributions of Black people that have been intentionally written out of history.  

Fuller Park Field House, 331 W. 45th St. Chicago IL. 60609  An evening of vegan food, live entertainment, awards presentation for lifetime contributions to our community & building the Kemetic Yoga legacy  Click here to learn more.

SATURDAY,  July 14th 9 AM – 6 PM – A full day of FREE Yoga, Meditation, Dance, Movement, Food & Entertainment

2014-soul-yooga-fest4 Outdoor classes at beautiful Fuller Park – for children, adults, a special class for men; indoor classes for seniors. Bring your Yoga mat and/or a towel. Master Classes taught by Master Yirser Ra Hotep – Kemetic Yoga: Breath, Flow and Internal Power; Wayne B. Chandler – The Alchemy of Inner Empowerment: Chi Qong & Energy HealingJill MinardYogaSkills Method for Flexibility, Coordination & Balance; Kwesi Karamoko, Ausarian Tantric Yoga & Joints and Glands; Kassandra Kernisian – Kemetic Yoga & Healing the Sacred Feminine and  Khalidah KaliNorth African Belly Dance.


An all day Vendors Market of health-geared products for sale will also be on hand. To become a vendor, click here or send an email to, or call (773) 396-6613.


We will also be featuring Entertainment by the Great Solè of Hip Hop and Hathor Hendrick R & B fame, MAAD Rhythms Featuring Brill Barrett and much more!

Aja (Sole’) Shah
Hathor Hendrick
M. A. D. D. Rhythms

Sunday, July 15:  Tour of the Ancient Egyptian Wing of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago led by Dr. Runoko Rashidi

Egyptian Exhibit – Oriental Institute


University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1155 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, $40.00.  Led by Runoko Rashidi, Explore the history, spiritual science and lessons from ancient Egypt (Kemet).   This tour will be a study tour for young people and those who are older that will open your eyes to the greatness of African people and our contribution to world history