wellness wednesday workshops

Darkness RISING hosts #WellnessWednesday workshops once a month. Workshops are free and open to the community. We partner with Black mental health educators and providers, fitness and/or wellness instructors for each workshop which focuses on various wellness topics. Workshops are in person and virtual. Interested in sponsoring a workshop? Email [email protected]

upcoming Events


Darkness RISING: Live is an exciting event heading to a neighborhood near you! We are thrilled to announce our upcoming block party in Raleigh, NC on June 1st and in Harlem, NYC on August 24th. The vibes are family reunion for a cause. Be there!  

Come for a day filled with music, food, wellness workshops, and community as we gather to celebrate Black mental health. 

Join us!

Raleigh, NC: June 1st

Harlem, NYC: August 24th


Disclaimer: Please be advised that photography and videography will be conducted at the event for promotional and documentation purposes

PAST Events

An Evening with Lillias White
A Benefit Concert
Sunday 2/25/24 at 6pm

Wednesday 9/13, 6pm ET

Wednesday, 11/16 6pm EST

                                                  Thursday, 10/16, 6:30pm EST

                                                  Wednesday, 7/21, 7pm EST

                                                     Tuesday, 4/27, 7pm EST

Growing + Glowing

                                                     Wednesday, 3/31, 6pm EST

Saturday 12/16/24, 12 – 4pm ET

                                                    Thursday, 7/27/23, 5:30pm EST 

                                                    Wednesday, 9/22, 6pm EST 

                                                    Wednesday, 6/16, 6pm EST 

Relax, Relate, Release

                                                    Wednesday, 4/28, 6pm EST 

The Ultimate A Vision Board Party​

Wednesday, 1/13, 6pm EST, Online

Love In The Time of Covid

Wednesday, 2/10, 6pm EST, Virtual event on Zoom

The Ultimate A Vision Board Party​

Wednesday, 1/6, 6pm EST, Online

charles calloway relieve your holiday financial stress

Relieve Your Holiday Financial Stress with Charles Calloway

Wednesday, 12/16, 6pm EST, Online


Tuesday, 12/01

Afro Cardio Jam with Johari Mayfield

Afro-Cardio Jam with Johari

Wednesday, 11/25, 6pm EST, Facebook Live

relax relate release

Wellness Workshop:
Relax, Relate, Release

Wednesday 10/21, 6pm EST, Facebook Live


Fundraising Party with DJ CEO &
Black Tap NYC

Saturday, 10/24, 5pm EST, Twitch

Afro Cardio Jam with Johari Mayfield

Afro Cardio Jam
with Johari Mayfield

Wednesday 9/30, 6pm EST, Online

Fellas, Y'all Alright? A Conversation about
black men's mental health

Wednesday 8/19, 6pm EST, Facebook Live

Healing Yoga The YOMA Method

Saturday 6/27, 10am Online

Darkness RISING Virtual Concert

Friday 5/29 7pm Facebook Live