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​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Oakland

Senior Director, BMA Health and Healing Strategies

Dr. Phyllis Hubbard (aka "The Body Whisperer") is Senior Director of BMA Health and Healing Strategies, a wellness program that seeks to improve the health and well-being outcomes of cross-sector leaders working on behalf of Black men and boys. She is a Board Certified Doctor of Natural Medicine, an Ayurvedic Practitioner, a Qigong instructor, Kemetic Yoga Instructor, Reiki Master, Licensed Massage Therapist, Life/Mental Health Coach and Holistic Health Educator. 

Dr. Hubbard specializes in therapeutic nutrition and movement, clinical aromatherapy, herbology, self-empowerment. She has provided wellness education and training for CBMA since 2009 where she customized her "Transformational Leadership from the Inside Out" series of seminars specifically for CBMA events. Her straightforward and humorous presentations blend ancient holistic wisdom with cutting edge research in a way that is fun and easy to understand. 

Dr. Hubbard travels nationally and internationally as a Holistic Health Educator and to research indigenous holistic practices to integrate into her healing techniques and workshops. She has facilitated and customized workshops, seminars and retreats for organizations such as: Summit Eden, The Obama Foundation, The United Way, California State University Chico, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Canyon Ranch Resort, The Carillon Resort and Spa, Breast Cancer Project, RJOY (Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth) Oakland Unified School District, Sacramento City Unified School District, Prudential, Forward Promise, American Express, The Breakers Palm Beach, Swarthmore College, The Overtown Youth Center, Urban Strategies Council, Pritikin Longevity Center, The Whole Expo, Dress for Success, Rutgers University, African American Research Library and Cultural Center, The National Association of Community and Restorative Justice, The Matriarch Gathering, Association for Black Foundation Executives (ABFE), The Lt. Governor’s Summit on Financial Education, Black Male Engagement (BMe), etc.

Before joining CBMA, Dr. Hubbard founded Radiant Health Strategies, LLC, a privately owned holistic health educational business. Having used holistic healing strategies to eliminate the medication for and completely heal herself of a supposedly incurable illness (COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Dr. Hubbard develops and provides health prevention and intervention programs that help correct and restore imbalances in the mind and body, without the use of medications, through the use of a synergistic blend of holistic healing modalities.

by ​Dr. Phyllis

blog Journey To Radiance
12.19.2018
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Health & Healing Spotlight: Olafemi ‘Bankh” Akintunde

Last year, the Campaign for Black Male Achievement shared Health and Healing Strategies for cultivating an extraordinary New Year. Now, hear from a phenomenal Black male leader on his own personal journey to actively engage in self-care.
blog Health & Healing
12.18.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Eight Ways to Get Lean and Clean in 2018

“Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman
blog Health & Healing
11.08.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Sweetness in Life: Diabetes in Perspective

In light of November being National Diabetes Awareness Month, CBMA Health and Healing Strategies Director Dr. Phyllis Hubbard dives deeper into the disease, and offers tips on early prevention, detection and management.  
blog Health & Healing
10.23.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Giving Breast Cancer the 'Shaft'

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Director of CBMA Health and Healing Strategies Dr. Phyllis Hubbard, writes about how one famous actor's battle with Breast Cancer challenged misconceptions about the disease's impact on men, and offers advice on early detection and prevention.
blog Health & Healing
09.13.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

NEW: CBMA Launches Multimedia Series "Journey To Radiance"!

As part of our Health and Healing Strategies initiative, CBMA is excited to launch our new multimedia series, Journey to Radiance. Hosted by WolfHawkJaguar and produced by CBMA strategic partner
blog Health & Healing
07.19.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

CBMA Health & Healing: The Power of Emotions, Part I

My journey into holistic health began with the study and practice of Ayurveda. This ancient East Indian system of healing changed the trajectory of my life by eliminating COPD (Chronic
blog Health & Healing
03.14.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Share Your Springtime "Hi-5"

Each week, the CBMA team shares our “Hi-5,” the five main priorities that we will attend to that week. Springtime has me thinking about another high five that comes from