When I first stepped onto my yoga mat over a decade ago, I never thought yoga would lead me to the continent of Africa. I originally practiced yoga for the physical benefits, and it was the physical elements that initially kept me coming back to my mat. It was a way for me to gain flexibility and strength and help enhance my professional basketball career.
But as the teachers I practiced with planted little “nuggets” of philosophy in my head, I became more intrigued with the concept of yoga off the mat. It was on this journey into yogic philosophy where I found my calling—serving others through nonprofit work