Changa Bell is a cultural activist and human developer. He is also a certified eRYT+350, from the Sri Sri School of Yoga and Ministry of AYUSH - GOVT OF INDIA IYA 350, and is considered a Global L2 Expert Yoga instructor. Mr. Bell is a Georgetown University Certified Health Coach, Owner of Sunlight & Yoga Holistic Wellness Center, and Founder and Chief Yoga Officer of a non-profit, The Black Male Yoga Initiative. Changa Bell was born and raised in Northeast Baltimore in Historic Morgan Park. Changa’s personal mission is to brighten, improve, and motivate, while expressing the values of compassion, encouragement, and love, for family is-sues, education, and spirituality. As such Bell helps people connect with their purpose and increase attention to self-care via holistic health practices. More recently, Bell's book, Affirmations for Dads, is helping to heal fathers across the nation.
Graciella “Chella” Drew
Graciella Drew is licensed by the International Institute of Restorative Practices (IIRP) as a trainer in Restorative Practices, providing training, Training of Trainers, and consulting in multiple urban and suburban school districts along the east coast. Graciella offers over 25 years of experience in the field of education, serving in varying roles which include preschool teacher, child development specialist, special education teacher, behavior intervention specialist, director of restorative practices and, currently, a full-time RP trainer and consultant. She has a wealth of experience in lesson planning, differentiating instruction, developing and implementing behavior plans, facilitating restorative circles and conferences, facilitating social skills groups for students, developing and facilitating parent workshops, and planning and implementing professional development for educational staff. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from James Madison University and a Master’s degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University.