FOUNDED IN 2019 BUT PLANTED IN THE WOMB, HOUSE OF BHAGAT IS A BLACK OWN FAMILY COOPERATIVE. CULTIVATED FROM OUR ANCESTRAL BIRTHRIGHT OF LAND, HEALING, SPIRIT AND CULTURE. WE CREATE ORGANIC SHARED EXPERIENCES CAPTURING THE CULTURE OF WELLNESS THROUGH THE YAMS.
(Y)OGA
Making it culturally and spiritually relevant to persons of African descent, making it more inclusive and more accessible to encompass self-development of the body, the mind, and the spirit.
(A)GRICULTURE
We are an agrarian people, it is the land that gives us power. We cultivate space on our family land in North Chesterfield and on the South side of Richmond. Ancestral Garden serves to not only nourish the soil but the soul of all who come to plant their feet firmly on the land to cultivate an ancestral mind and heart; and replace the colonizer mindset of taking without reciprocity. Ankraha Yoga Garden an Oasis for Peace, is a sustainable and restorative urban garden space. Developed for youth and families, who have been traumatized by community gun violence.
(M)INDFULLNESS
Creating empowered healthy relationship with Art, Self, Soil and Spirit
(S)ELF JUSTICE
Opening pathways to addressing our personal well-being, grounding our identity as people of color to create social change in a centered way.