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Lululemon is in hot water again. This time it’s for alleged animal cruelty in relation to their use of down – aka goose feathers. Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has joined PETA in a plea to get lulu to stop using the bird feathers in their jackets and vests, and to use synthetics instead. Simmons penned [...]

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Coming this holiday season, serial yogapreneur Russell Simmons will be joining the celebrity yoga fashion crowd with his new line Tantris. The NYC native is no stranger to successful business ventures.

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More and more people are joining #OccupyWallSt now at Day 12, including yogis, and a celebriyogi leader, Russell Simmons. Sure there’s some controversy over whether or not yoga should mix with politics. Though, as we said in a previous statement, we view yoga in these cases as acts of community, not the yoga world uniting [...]

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We’re so excited about this giveaway from we’ve had LL Cool J “Mama Said Knock You Out” on repeat the last 4 hours!* That’s not true, Beastie Boys got some fair spins. (*Def Jam reference, people) “So whatcha whatcha watcha want?” A new book by super mogul-rific yogapreneur Russell Simmons? You’re in luck! He has [...]

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It’s Russell Simmons: the meditating mogul! Surrounded by women and Buddhas! We’re still trying to decide if this new show about running the RUSH empire is a ghastly mashup of an overly pampered mala-clad celebrity CEO, his fetish for females, self-aggrandizement and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. OR a modern example of how yoga and [...]

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“The show @runningrussell and the book remind us of our Atman (higher self) are we sure we like this image?” says @UncleRUSH Via his website GlobalGrind, “The upcoming docu-series “Running Russell Simmons” series offers an exclusive peek at the life of Russell Simmons — entrepreneur, entertainment and fashion icon, philanthropist and yogi –and the powerful [...]

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Would you pay $5,000 for a private yoga class? How bout if it’s for charity, and hiphopyogi Russell Simmons were the teacher? If you’ve ever dreamed of such a scenario, today’s your lucky day! Mr. Simmons himself has ponied up his yoga skillz to support Farm Sanctuary’s “Peace for the Animals” Holiday Auction, and will [...]

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Oh sure it’s the first day of Autumn, but bet you didn’t know this was pseudo-celebriyogi awareness day! Some may remember Ashley Dupre and her scandalous business dealings with ex-NYC gov Elliot Spitzer, but that’s all in the past. Ms. Dupre is living in the PRESENT, now that she’s found yoga salvation with help from [...]

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We already have a little list going – Top YogiTwits to Follow – and now let’s all give a warm welcome to our first yogi celebster, @uncleRUSH. He may not be the next Kavya Shivashankar (sp?) but we have to hand it to the guru of twisdom, YD buddy and renowned hippity hopper, Russ Simmons. [...]

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