About Peggy

Peggy Kwisuk Hong's life is all about creating opportunities for transformation and social change. Pursuing her work and passions in Detroit, she works both "on and off the mat." On it, Peggy teaches Iyengar Yoga and off it, as a poet and essayist, she teaches body-centered writing. She volunteers with the Boggs Center and Cap Corps Midwest. She was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in Hawaii and New York and then spent 25 years in Milwaukee before moving to Detroit to, as she says, "join the Revolution" to grow our souls (in the words of the renown Detroiter Grace Lee Boggs). Peggy is a devoted parent and mother of three grown children. You can find her writings at:
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Why Detroit and YOU Are so Much Alike

In Pune, India where I was living just a few short months ago, every well-to-do neighborhood is surrounded by a ring of slums that provides the labor to make upper-class life possible.   A walk of any distance brought me into contact with children living on the streets and rag collectors going through trash piles, […]

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