Mogul Russell Simmons, Ming Lee Simmons,10, and Aoki Lee Simmons,7, pose at the “Shrek Forever After” Los Angeles premiere on May 16, 2010 in Universal City, California.
Meanwhile, Russell is on a mission to add yoga and meditation to school curriculums:
“The shift in the education system in our country from a holistic approach to the focus on standardized testing has resulted in an educational approach that is not healthy. Not surprisingly nearly 50 percent of New York Cities public school kids now suffer from being obese or over weight. Children need to exercise to be able to learn, to be happy and to be healthy. Bent On Learning provides kids with an easy, economical way to exercise by just pushing their desks aside within the classroom (as 43 percent of the schools in New York City do not have any sort of gymnasium or gym teacher) and rolling out a mat to practice,” he writes in a recent blog post. (Read More).”