Episode 163: Yoga & Mahogany w/ Ashley Oliver

For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne welcome Ashley Oliver, the founder of Yoga and Mahogany—a new movement that aims to take the revolution to the mat by inspiring Black girls to do yoga. They begin the conversation by exploring Ashley’s journey from attorney to yogi entrepreneur (28:40). They then discuss some of the myths and misconceptions about yoga (31:51) and highlight the physical and mental health benefits of the practice (34:30). They then have a conversation about the motivation behind Ashley’s new venture (39:20), how she balances her professional life with entrepreneurship (44:00), her efforts to “bring the revolution to the mat” (47:35), and what you can expect from Yoga and Mahogany (52:00). They close the episode by discussing how others can begin practicing yoga (53:30), sharing words of wisdom for aspiring entrepreneurs (56:45), and highlighting the transformative potential of yoga (1:04:00).

Other Topics Include:

00:30 - Catch up with Ty and Daphne

3:35 - BhD “Oh Lawd” News

25:50 - Introduction of Today’s Topic

28:40 - Learn More about Ashley Rhae Oliver

1:16:30- Ty and Daphne Reflect on the Interview


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