a tender journey home

Over the generations, Black, Indigenous, and people of color have been taught by white dominant culture to abandon our sense of self in order to make more room for whiteness. This deep-rooted conditioning that flows through many of us is known as internalized racism. 

Internalized racism does not only impact how Black, Indigenous, and people of color think about, feel about and treat ourselves, but it also impacts how we think about, feel about, and treat other BIPOC folks. It is damaging to the holistic wellbeing of our communities. Unpacking internalized racism allows us to promote wellness within ourselves and within our communities. This is deep decolonial work.

In this self-guided 12 chapter course, we will identify characteristics of white dominant culture, explore how BIPOC have internalized white dominant culture, and examine how BIPOC can challenge this conditioning so that we can return home to ourselves. This tender journey will look at the following:


  • Learning

    We will learn about key characteristics of white dominant culture and how they show up through detailed written guides.

  • Internalizing

    We will acknowledge the ways in which we may have internalized white dominant culture through intimate and interactive exercises.

  • Unlearning

    We will explore what it means to unlearn this conditioning with audio affirmations, tender reminders, and journal prompts.

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Our 12 Chapter Journey

  • 1

    Intro: Making the Body

    • Welcome

    • What to Expect on This Journey

  • 2

    White Superiority

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Superiority?

    • Internalizing White Superiority

    • Inner Child Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 3

    Anti-Blackness

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is Anti-Blackness?

    • Internalizing Anti-Blackness

    • Inner Child Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 4

    White Power-Hoarding

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Power-Hoarding ?

    • Internalizing Power Hoarding

    • Inner Child Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 5

    White Extraction

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Extraction?

    • Internalizing White Extraction

    • Body Scan Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 6

    White Civility

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Civility?

    • Internalizing White Civility

    • Inner Child Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 7

    White Default

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Default?

    • Internalizing White Default

    • Inner Child Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 8

    White Innocence

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Innocence?

    • Internalizing White Innocence

    • Inner Child Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 9

    White Beauty Standards

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What are White Beauty Standards?

    • Internalizing White Beauty standards

    • Inner Child Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 10

    White Apathy

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Apathy?

    • Internalizing White Apathy

    • Thought Exercise

    • Emotional Release Pathways

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 11

    White Centering

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Centering?

    • Internalizing White Centering

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 12

    White Defensiveness

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Defensiveness?

    • Internalizing White Defensiveness

    • Honoring Your Truth

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 13

    White Meritocracy

    • Audio Affirmation

    • What is White Meritocracy?

    • Internalizing White Meritocracy

    • Inner Child Reflection

    • Thought Exercise

    • Homecoming Guidance

    • Journal Prompts

  • 14

    Outro: A home

    • Farewell + Homecoming Gifts

FAQ

  • How can I pace myself for this course?

    This is a 12 chapter course that guides you through deep decolonial work. It is important that you pace yourself in a way that sits well in your body. Once you buy the course, it's yours to keep.

  • How much is this course?

    This course costs $69 per person but the cost can be split into 3 monthly payments of $23. I aimed to make this course as accessible as possible while also honoring the deep labor that went into birthing this offering.

  • Is this therapy?

    While understanding, exploring, and challenging internalized racism is deeply therapeutic, this course is not therapy and shouldn't be treated as such. This course empowers you to liberate your mind, body, and spirit.

  • I do not identify as Black, Indigenous or POC but would love to support. How can I do so?

    If you are interested in supporting the healing of Black, Indigenous, and POC, buy this course for a loved one.

  • My organization wants to buy this course for multiple people, how do we go about that?

    If you are a company or school that is interested in buying this course, please reach out to makingthebodyahome@gmail.com for separate prices.

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Reviews

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Amazing

Kandace Kyere

I highly recommend this course for every BIPOC living in the United States! I am learning and unlearning so much. Eye opening and transformational.

I highly recommend this course for every BIPOC living in the United States! I am learning and unlearning so much. Eye opening and transformational.

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Knowledge and Healing Content Unlike Anything I Have Ever...

Stefanie S

Making the Body a Home is beautiful, healing, and unlike any content or knowledge I have ever engaged with in my entire life. It has given the language to de...

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Making the Body a Home is beautiful, healing, and unlike any content or knowledge I have ever engaged with in my entire life. It has given the language to describe experiences, emotions, and patterns that I encounter daily - and that before I had struggled to name or articulate. Beyond that, Making the Body a Home gave me tender reminders, powerful reframing reflections, and concrete actions I can take with me to heal and respond as I continue to move through the world. This kind of content that is urgently needed, and I sincerely recommend it to anyone reading this.

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Thoughtful, Intentional and Beautiful

safiya mitchell

This program is a wonderful addition to my spiritual/healing journey. It also reminds me of my days in undergrad majoring in African Studies, which has been ...

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This program is a wonderful addition to my spiritual/healing journey. It also reminds me of my days in undergrad majoring in African Studies, which has been my most rewarding educational experience to date. This program is a great self assessment tool and also serves as an outlet to process emotions that have lived in my body for far to long. Deep bow to the creator. You are seen and appreciated!

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So Thoughtful

Isabella Hashimoto

I found this course at the right time, and I have shared with SO many people how amazing this has been. The affirmations are written in a notebook, along wit...

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I found this course at the right time, and I have shared with SO many people how amazing this has been. The affirmations are written in a notebook, along with my journal writings and letters to my inner child. I really feel like now, because of this course and what has led me here, I am expressing myself more fully and the information/type of people I am attracting are what I truly need! Thank you for this <3

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A life-changing healing balm for your deepest wounds

Zoe Pheron

This course helped me dive deep and address issues I didn’t want to face. It helped me navigate through seemingly contradictory and paradoxical feelings and ...

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This course helped me dive deep and address issues I didn’t want to face. It helped me navigate through seemingly contradictory and paradoxical feelings and emotions. It helped me uncover many truths. It helped me on my deep healing journey. I feel closer to my ancestors than I have ever felt. Thank you for this blessed loving guidance.

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Deeply reflective, informational, and healing

Emily Rodriguez

I got this course for myself and I am so glad that I did! Within just the first section I was deeply questioning myself and realizing so many things that I h...

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I got this course for myself and I am so glad that I did! Within just the first section I was deeply questioning myself and realizing so many things that I had internalized that I thought I never did internalize or was "over" already. It's a very healing course that will be a lot to take on so it's definitely a good thing it's self-paced and lifetime access. The reflection questions leave you with a lot to think about if you sit with them for a while. I have already decided to gift this course to a family member as well and would do so again to anybody open to digging deeper and healing. This definitely gives me a whole bunch of starting points to look into within myself that I can work on, so thank you! 10/5

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Healing through truth and self-reflection

Flinn Eng

Absolutely phenomenal course that asks its students to look inward at the source of many anxieties and self-doubts. The unlearning in this course is instrume...

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Absolutely phenomenal course that asks its students to look inward at the source of many anxieties and self-doubts. The unlearning in this course is instrumental in not only making peace with oneself as a BIPOC in a white dominant world, but also in coming to love oneself and others for the very things that white culture tells us to be ashamed of. This course is affirming and supportive as it asks you to examine and question yourself, helping to replace self-talk that tears you down with thoughts that will uplift and encourage you.

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The most beautiful racial healing course

Tasha Bailey

Thank you for creating this. It has been healing, affirming, nurturing and also validating so many aspects of my racial identity and lived experience as a Bl...

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Thank you for creating this. It has been healing, affirming, nurturing and also validating so many aspects of my racial identity and lived experience as a Black woman in Europe. I have never felt so safe in exploring a topic which can often be so triggering x

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