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UCFP - kaMablukhwe

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" Africa has her mysteries, and even a wise man cannot understand them. But a wise man respects them." - Miriam Makeba 

 Simple, Brave and Kind are amongst the few words to describe kaMablukhwe.

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing kaMablukhwe.

 Uyolo - Please tell the readers about yourself and what you do ?

 kaMablukhwe - Greetings, I am a Xhosa woman from a small rural area called Mthwaku, in the small town Keiskammahoek of the Eastern Cape.

I believe in SPIRITUALITY hence I practice Yoga. It allows me to listen and talk to the inner God in my bad and good times. I am currently residing in Cape Town very far from home and when I am faced with adversities Yoga is the only way to calm those storms. 

 I started practicing Yoga in May of 2016. I am self taught and through determination, consistency and discipline I have made it this far. The motto that has resonated is to not rely on anyone for progress and that it all begins with me.

 I don't live nor abide by what society says, I live and do according to what my inner God tells me. I am a simple, free spirited person and that is the way of life I have chosen for myself. Sometimes you got to do what you do for yourself, by yourself, to yourself and let the universe bless you with more.

 

I am not an organized person so I don't plan or administer around Yoga, I just listen to what my mind, body  and soul speaks on a daily basis. I do Yoga anytime, anywhere and anyhow. I just follow my heart and let everything else fall into place.

 Being Black is everything so am I - this is what I always tell myself everyday or when in doubt of my capabilities.

 Uyolo - Do you teach others Yoga? If yes how must they physically and mentally prepare for it ?

 kaMablukhwe - I don't teach not yet at least but close friends and family have tried to practice it with me sometimes. There is no preparation, I just tell them to let the spirit lead,  they will know when its time and when they are ready.

 Uyolo - Let's play my very own game of ' Come Yoga with me'

If you had to do a session of Yoga with one of these Fallen Greats who would it be?

 1. Nelson Mandela

2. Bob Marley

3. Miriam Makeba

 kaMablukhwe - It would be Miriam Makeba

 Uyolo - Where would you do this Yoga session?

1. At the beach

2. Forest

3. Your apartment

 kaMablukhwe - It would have to be in the forest

 Uyolo -  Well, kaMablukhwe thank you for your time. Lastly before we wrap this up is there anything you would like for us to know ?

 kaMablukhwe - Never underestimate the power within.

Please don't forget to follow kaMablukwe on social media

 Instagram : @kamablukhwe



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