Russell Simmons is perhaps best known for co-founding Def Jam records in 1983, but music aside, Russell Simmons is becoming well known for his activism and continued yoga practice. Russell Simmons is a student of Jivamukti Yoga, founded by Sharon Gannon.
While I was surfing around on Reddit Yoga earlier I came across a short clip of Russell Simmons talking to Snoop Dogg about the benefits of yoga.
I believe there are many benefits of yoga. I believe yoga effects everybody differently, and empowers everybody differently. I have to say I absolutely LOVE the way Russell Simmons says it empowers him to face challenges off the mat.