By The Chopra Well
Screen shot from URBAN YOGIS
Yoga changes lives. We see it again and again. People suffering from illness, struggling with self-esteem or weight or imbalance, looking for purpose and avenues to change the world… Every story in its distinct way reflects the transformative power of yoga. And, of course, human beings' own capacity to change and thrive.
It is this very power we aim to capture on our new show, URBAN YOGIS, launching October 8 on The Chopra Well. Beautifully shot, inspiring, and heartfelt - the series delves into the lives of cancer survivors,Eddie Stern and Moby practicing their inner-city youth dealing with violence in their communities, recovering addicts, artists, youth in detention facilities, and more. Interspersed with these stories of yoga transformation, episodes feature interviews between yoga instructor Eddie Stern and comedian Russell Brand, Grammy-nominated musician Moby (pictured right in "happy baby pose"), and "yogi" businessman Russell Simmons. (Didn't know these guys were die-hard yogis? Yeah,Read More »from What Yoga Can Do for Cancer Survivors, Inner-City Youth, and YOU!