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Now Accepting Clients!

Macala Lacy, AMFT & CYT

Are you or someone you know interested in working with Macala "Kala" Lacy, AMFT & CYT as a mental health therapist?*

Contact us today using the link below!

 

Macala "Kala" Lacy is an EMDR trained yoga psychotherapist. They specialize in helping Black/POC queer women, femmes/enby folks develop holistic coping strategies for complex identity trauma. She supports adults, teens (14-17), and couples to heal the relationship with themselves and with others.

(*California residents only)

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The Mindfulness Circle

The Well Healing

Join Macala "Kala" Lacy, AMFT & CYT (she/they) for The Mindfulness Circle: Being in My Body! This is a virtual space serving the intersections of LGBTQIA+, Black, Indigenous, and people of color interested in (re)connecting with our bodies through gentle yoga and mindful awareness. Kala is a Black queer femme, yoga psychotherapist, and founder of The Well Healing.

We look forward to meeting you at The Well on May 7th from 12-2pm PST. Sliding scale tickets available below!

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Candice Somay, Energy Worker

Community Guest

Candice Somay (she/they) is a spiritual life coach, energy worker, single mama, and entrepreneur. In 2021, they co-created Beautiful Life Coaching with Candice Somay, along with their Divine guidance so that they could serve their communities and the world in a way that lights up their heart. Candice is passionate about bringing spirituality down off of its pedestal so that more of us can find wholeness and healing through connecting with our spiritual selves. We need YOUR voice as we explored how to practically integrate and embody our spirituality. Click below to learn more!

PAST EVENTS

The Mindfulness Circle: Bring In Our Bodies

The Well Healing

Virtual Event (5/2022)

Reprioritizing Self Series: Yoga Psychotherapy

Larrisha Coney & Kiarra Lee-Benton

Virtual Event (2/2022)

2021

 

Mapping with Kala Lacy

Black Light Arts Collective

Virtual Event (12/2021)

You Be You: Women's Wellness Retreat

Ubuntu Process

Lakewood, CA (11/2021)

 

Anniversary Event

Le Trois Apothecary

1010 Wine Bar, Inglewood (11/2021)

 

Community Care Mapping

Multicultural Center

University of California, Santa Barbara (9/2021)

Community Care Series (3)

The Activist Studio West

University of California, Irvine (6-8/2021)

LGBTQ Mental Health

DBH LGBTQ Subcommittee

San Bernardino Dept. of Behavioral Health (7/2021)

 

Exploring Queer x BIPOC Experience Post-Pandemic

Acacia Counseling and Wellness

Virtual Event (7/2021)

Rest in Thought and Practice

Multicultural Center

University of California, Santa Barbara (5/2021)

Wellness with DPR Construction
DPR Construction

Virtual Event (3/2021)

 

Take Good Care

Youth Organize! California 

Virtual Event (2/2021)

New Years Day Yoga

The Tree Yoga Cooperative

Virtual Event (1/2021)

2020

In Numbers: A Discussion on Coming Out and Coming Together

Universal Music Group

Virtual Event (10/2020)

 

Take Good Care

Multicultural Center

University of California, Santa Barbara (9/2020)

Rest as Activism

Manifesting Me Wellness x The Well Healing

Virtual Event (8/2020)

 

Healing is Protest: Mental Health Initiative

The Hood Scholars x The Well Healing

Virtual Event (7/2020)

Community Care Workshop

The Activist Studio West

University of California, Irvine (7/2020)

 

Wellness Wednesday Series

Manifesting Me Wellness x The Well Healing

Virtual Event (7/2020)

 

Supporting Our LGBTQ+ Community
Black Health Commission

Virtual Event (7/2020)

 

Community Care: March for Black Lives

Queer People 4 Black Life

Long Beach, CA (6/2020)

 

Open Dialogue (Community Check In)
University of California, Irvine

Virtual Event (6/2020)

Grief in Disaster

Multicultural Center

University of California, Santa Barbara (5/2020)

 

Surreal Times: A Graduate Student Grieving Party

Multicultural Center

University of California, Santa Barbara (5/2020)

 

The Mindfulness Circle Series (4)

The Well Healing

Virtual Event (4/2020)

 

Mindfulness for Mental Health Workshop

2020 Wellness Expo

Melanin Yoga Project (4/2020)

I'm Here: Mindfulness Circle Workshop
15th Annual Queer and Trans People of Color Conference

University of California, Riverside (2/2020)

2019

Care as Warfare

Multicultural Center

University of California, Santa Barbara (10/2019)

Wellness as Political Strategy

Multicultural Center

University of California, Santa Barbara (10/2019)

Yoga with Kala

Women's Shelter of Long Beach

Long Beach, CA (9/2019)

 

Refresh: Long Beach

The Salt Lounge

Long Beach, CA (7/2019)

#LLSYogis4aCure

Virtual Event (4/2019)

90's RnB Yoga

The Salt Lounge

Long Beach, CA (4/2019)

Black History Month Celebration
Radha Yoga
Los Angeles, CA (2/2019)

90's RnB Yoga

The Salt Lounge

Long Beach, CA (2/2019)

LGBTQ+ Affirmative Counseling Presentation

Richstone Family Center

Hawthorne, CA (1/2019)

New Years Day Yoga

The Tree South LA

Los Angeles, CA (1/2019)

2018

Yoga with Kala

Black Feminism and the Practice of Care Conference

Malibu, CA (11/2018)

Meditation Monday

The Well Healing

Virtual Event (11/2018)

Mindfulness for Teens

Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center
Watts, CA (11/2018)

 

Community Mental Health Workshop
iHeartWatts

Watts, CA (10/2018)

Stress Management & Mindfulness

Kaiser Permanente Sickle Cell Group

Inglewood, CA (9/2018)

Health & Healing in Watts: Being Our Best Selves Through Mindfulness and Movement, 2nd edition

Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center

Watts, CA (8/2018)

Yoga with Kala

UC Merced Distinguished Ladies

Los Angeles, CA (8/2018)

Minority Mental Health Month Campaign
Virtual Event (7/2018)

Black Women Yoga Retreat

Women of Color Healing Retreats 

Costa Rica (5/2018)

Health & Healing in Watts: Being Our Best Selves Through Mindfulness and Movement

Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center

Watts, CA (4/2018)

Elevated Movement: A Yoga and Dance workshop

BlackGirlYoga Live

Los Angeles, CA (4/2018)

Challenge, Change, Chaturanga: Transforming Our Negative Thoughts workshop,

Green Tree Yoga & Meditation Studio
Los Angeles, CA (2/2018)

#WeAreBGY Yoga Challenge
Black Girl Yoga

Virtual Event (1/2018)

 

2017

Being Intimate with You; Restorative Yoga and Self-Love Workshop

2017 SisterSong Conference
New Orleans, LA (10/2017)

Love Heals, Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (9/2017)

Self-Care Workshop Series (3)

UC Irvine

Irvine, CA (4-5/2017)

2017 Wellness Week: Live Your Life Day

CSU Long Beach

Long Beach, CA (4/2017)

Meditation for North Carolina

Edward Cella Gallery

Los Angeles, CA (3/2017)

 

2016

"Bartering for Psychotherapy in the African-American Context" Presentation

CSU Long Beach

Long Beach, CA (11/2016)

Spotlight on Black Health and Wellness

Compton Center for Black Life

Compton, CA (7/2016)

 

2015

#HandstandFlightSchool Yoga Challenge

Instagram (10/2015)

Black Women's Restorative Yoga

UC Irvine

Irvine, CA (5/2015)

Introduction to Meditation

UC Irvine

Irvine, CA (1/2015)

 

2014

 

Healing Justice Workshop - Black Lives Matter, LA

Black Lesbian United Retreat

Malibu, CA (10/2014)

A Day of Healing

Black Lives Matter, LA

Los Angeles, CA (10/2014)

Healing Justice Team MemberFreedom Rider

Black Lives Matter, LA

 Ferguson, MO (8/2014)

#ShadesofHealth Yoga Challenge
Virtual Event (3/2014)