“My yoga practice evolved from a purely physical workout to this thing that kept me going each day–to this practice that opened my mind and heart to go to therapy.” –Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts
I am thrilled to welcome world-renowned Peloton instructor, Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts, to the show. We chat about Chelsea’s yoga journey, what inspires her, the tragedy she endured in college, the rewards and challenges of motherhood, and so much more.
- 3:00 How did Chelsea end up as a yoga instructor?
- 7:00 Creating safe spaces for all bodies
- 10:40 Yoga, Literature, and Art Camp
- 13:10 Having a partner invested in your dream
- 14:10 Chelsea’s relationship with her mom
- 17:05 Chelsea on becoming a mother
- 19:10 Losing a friend to gun violence
- 23:40 How has fame impacted Chelsea?
- 28:10 Chelsea’s most challenging boundary struggle
Connect with Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts:
Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts is an internationally-celebrated Peloton yoga teacher and new mother. Highly regarded as a leader in a new generation of yogis, she is passionate about making yoga and meditation accessible to everybody. Widely recognized for her work with yoga and teens, Chelsea founded Yoga, Literature, and Art Camp at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in 2014, which later birthed her non-profit, Red Clay Yoga.
While she has been part of the Peloton family within their yoga modality for two years, Chelsea has honed her style of yoga that blends contemporary hip-hop, electronic, and R&B with asana for nearly two decades. She has toured the world as a global yoga ambassador for Lululemon, collaborated with brands such as the NIH, Starbucks, and the NFL, and also has graced the cover of Yoga Journal twice as well as Experience Life magazine.
Here are some ways we can connect and grow together:
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