Ben Taylor ~ Musician and Yogi
Music has always played a central role in Ben’s life. His wit and skill as a singer-songwriter showcases an artist who is comfortable in both his own skin and with his impressive musical legacy. His acclaimed previous releases comprise his debut album 2003’s Famous Among The Barns, 2005’s Another Run Around The Sun, and 2008’s The Legend of Kung Folk, Part 1 (The Killing Bite). Highlights from his previous albums include appearances on Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, The CBS Early Show, Last Call with Carson Daly and Howard Stern. Ben also made his acting debut with a recurring role on NBC’s American Dreams and has appeared in the pages of People Magazine, Vogue and even on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. His reviews and raves have been steady for over a decade now with more to come. Ben Taylor has previously toured with Sheryl Crow, Blues Traveler and Ziggy Marley among others.
Nicole and Aj LaRossi ~ Yoga Teacher and Yogi 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, respectively
Born and raised in Tennessee, Aj Larossi only just began his journey with yoga. In 2009 Aj’s wife Nicole began her journey into Yoga teacher training and with that Aj began to develop a small practice as well. What has been the biggest influence from yoga to Aj is his diet.
Aj is an amazing husband, father of two and dedicated 1st Lieutenant in the Army. In the Army Aj uses Pranayama techniques to get him through more difficult situations. He also uses guided Chakra meditations, lead at night by his wife, to help him quiet his mind after difficult days. While Aj is in Afghanistan he will be working on his Masters in Logistics, practicing yoga, working on his sand game, and keeping our country safe.