Kyndra Joi, native of Charleston, SC and now local of New

Orleans, LA is a Wellness Consultant, Cultural Bearer, Children’s Author, Social Worker, Mindfulness Facilitator, Certifed Herbalist, Emcee, Recording Artist and serves as the ED for her non-profit, I Am My Sister.

Within the last 18 years, Kyndra has earned her Master of Social

Work degree from Illinois State University, studied African culture,

Psychology, and dance in Legon, Ghana, obtained her Herbal

Extract Specialist certification through the Michigan Institute of

Natural Health, obtained her Ministry License through Greater St. Stephen FGBC and a certification of Mindfulness through School of Positive Transformation.

Kyndra has used her experiences in individual and family

Community mental health to develop cultural and wellness curriculums/ workshops

to assist with the betterment of the total man. With a focus on communities of color, Kyndra aids participants in identifying mental barriers, learn the importance of forgiveness and

facilitates through implementation holistic approaches through mindfulness and

meditation to assist with the increase of positive mental health.  


In addition, Kyndra carries the torch as a “Keeper of the Culture”, as she strives to educate and create awareness of the Gullah Geechee community through her interactive workshops.  She engages her audiences in ring shouts, dance, instrumentation, and low-country double claps so you too can be a part of the “Spirit of the Gullah”


Kyndra has submitted to the calling and appreciates

every opportunity she has to “Light the Village.”

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Light the Village is a Community Organization whose mission is to bring both Light and Awareness of the Total Man to the communities on both a micro & macro level from a Holistic and Cultural Perspective.


Light the village is an organization created to focus on the whole being, Mind, Body and Spirit. LTV, which is the Sister company to Recording Artist, Kyndra Joi’s entertainment, reaches out to communities on both a micro and macro level with Wellness, Cultural and/or Educational workshops for our communities. 


LTV partners with both local non-profit and for profit agencies and programs to implement wellness sessions/programs/ curriculums to address the lack of holistic mental health and spiritual support in  our communities.


Light the Village is currently partners with Girl Talk of Charleston, SC; Stallings Gentilly Park, Girls in Jazz band camp and I Am My Sister non-profit organization.


If you would like to partner with Light the Village, please email lightthevillage@gmail.com for more information.



Tel: 336-416-6248

P.O. Box 3307 

Gretna, LA 70054


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