Amaris Evans

Yoga Girl

"I love math. I love the challenge of it. But more than that, I love the challenge of encouraging a student who doesn't think they can do math at all."

Quick Facts

Featured in: Relax Relate Release (August 2020)

Current Role: High school math teacher, Certified Yoga Teacher (CYT),  Founder of Math Flow Connection, LLC (mathflowconnection.com)

Credentials: 

  • B.S. in Mathematics at Eastern Michigan University 
  • M.A. in Urban Education at University of Chicago


Interests:
yoga, intersection of yoga and math

In our August 2020 – Relax Relate Release box, Amaris talks about building confidence as a mathematician and developing an environment that encourages students to feel confident about math. When she got into yoga, she wanted to partner math and yoga together to help students lower their anxiety about math and increase confidence, exactly in line with Black Girl MATHgic’s mission!

Black Girl MATHgic Exclusive Interview Preview

“It meant the world to me to see black educators, both men and women doing higher level math.”

Check out our August 2020 – Relax Relate Release box to see Amaris Evans’ FULL interview!