Yearning for some motivation, guidance and inspiration in your pursuit of improved health and wellness? Here’s a list of trend-setting Black wellness influencers you can follow to help you along your journey.
Tabitha Brown — @iamtabithabrown
If you are looking for the perfect personality to encourage you along your wellness journey, look no further than Tabitha Brown. Her infectious personality and sumptuous vegan recipes and dishes have earned a huge and loyal following on YouTube, TikTok and Instagram. As an actress, mom and wife, Tabitha Brown is bound to inspire you while cracking your ribs with her funny videos.
Ron Finley — @ronfinleyhq
Driven by a strong passion for boosting access to fresh and healthy foods, Ron Finley is a fashion designer, activist and urban gardening promoter. He uses his platforms to advocate for policies that encourage food sustainability and justice. He also likes to flex his green thumb, and has worked on establishing community gardens in underserved/impoverished communities – food deserts!
Be sure to follow him on Instagram!
Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts — @chelsealovesyoga
Known for her social media overflowing with inspiration and vulnerability, Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts is a popular Peloton instructor and yoga enthusiast on Instagram.
She uses yoga for community building and advocating for social justice. She hosts workshops on a variety of focuses, including resilience building and trauma healing, in addition to teaching yoga classes.
Lita Lewis — @followthelita
A motivational life coach and certified trainer, Lita Lewis is widely known for promoting health and fitness among women. The Australian-born fitness model is also a mother. As such, she focuses on developing workout programs for current and future mothers looking to maintain their fitness in a safe and healthy way.
Follow her on Instagram for all the fitness inspiration you will ever need!
Rachel Cargle — @rachel.cargle
A dedicated author and social justice activist, Rachel Cargle strives to promote self-love and self-care in the Black community. As a social media activist, she focuses on raising awareness about various issues, like intersectional feminism and racial justice, through all her social platforms. You can find various online workshops and courses on different topics – such as allyship, racial trauma and more – hosted by Rachel Cargel.
Dora Kamau — @dorakamau
Dora Kamau is a registered psychiatric nurse and certified meditation instructor. She is also the founder of Bliss Your Heart – where she creates a safe healing space for women. To help women living with mental health conditions and substance dependence, she uses a unique brand of holistic trauma-informed methodologies, which she shares on Instagram.
Danielle and Dominique — @and8_fitness
This pair of loveable twins will make your fitness/workout sessions more exciting by introducing a fun twist. Whenever you are up for a sweaty and fun workout session, you can check out one of their exciting dance videos (featuring bumping tunes from all around the world including Caribbean dancehall, Kpop, Hip Hop and more) on YouTube.
To make sure that you have the encouragement and inspiration you need to pursue your goals, be sure to follow these trail-blazing Black wellness influencers.