My Yoga Chat with Russell Simmons. ~ Faith Hunter

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on May 2, 2011
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An interview with the co-founder of Def Jam.

It was a divine pleasure to interview fellow yogi, vegan and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons during his visit to Washington, DC.

Russell shared his thoughts about yoga philosophy, meditation, and simple tips on having a “Super Rich” life.

Hope you enjoy this interview just as much as I enjoyed connecting with him:


From her site,

Faith is a Washington, DC based yoga instructor who has a passion for beauty, movement, love, and soul freedom. In her quest to share her passions and eclectic yoga teaching style, Faith incorporates her Louisiana upbringing, yoga philosophy, modern mystical sounds, and the purity of breath. As a nurturing instructor, Faith infuses the principles of shraddha (faith), ishvarapranidhana (surrendering to the Divine), nada (sound), and ashima (endless/without boundaries) into each class. She has been called “Spiritually Fly” as she invokes the Divine in her teachings, and each day she encourages her classes to embrace life with passion! Faith is also the founder and owner of yoga studio, Embrace and the creator of embrace your flow™ Yoga Teacher Training Program (registered with Yoga Alliance), and has been training yoga instructors for many years. In addition, Faith is on the May 2010 and June 2011 covers of Yoga Journal, she is a social activist, freelance writer and yoga podcaster.


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3 Responses to “My Yoga Chat with Russell Simmons. ~ Faith Hunter”

  1. Hi, Faith. Enjoyed this very much.

    Posting to Elephant Yoga on Facebook and Twitter.

    Bob W.
    Yoga Editor

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