Kerry Washington Has Legit Yoga Skills (And She Uses Her Powers for Good)

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington has over 20 years of function movies and tv initiatives in her rearview, and a number of other on the horizon. But the A-lister someway nonetheless finds time to observe and train yoga.

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Kerry Washington earned her yoga certification in India

In an interview with Good Morning America, Washington dished a couple of particulars about how she turned a yoga teacher and why she nonetheless hosts lessons.

“Before I was able to make a living as an actor,” Washington started, “one of my many hustles was yoga. And I got certified to teach in India. I lived in India after college.” For the report, the theater main graduated from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., based on IMDb.

Kerry Washington teaches yoga to her social media followers

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As a longtime Hollywood actor, it seems that Washington is now not in want of a aspect hustle. Still, she teaches yoga to her followers on Instagram Live. And she has a really relatable cause for doing so.

Washington advised Good Morning America, “So, I think I started really teaching the yoga online in a way because I needed to be doing more yoga to calm my nerves and to sort of center myself. And I thought maybe if my millions of followers knew that I was doing it, they could hold me accountable, and I would show up for them and show up for me.”

‘Scandal’ alum Tony Goldwyn popped in to observe yoga

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Washington advised Good Morning America a few well-known pal who turned a visitor in her yoga coaching. She defined, “So, we’ve been doing yoga, and sometimes I have special guests. And Tony [Goldwyn], of course, is the ultimate special guest, so it was fun to practice with him.”

Goldwyn and Washington heated up the airwaves on Scandal for seven seasons. Their on-again-off-again love affair was sufficient to offer followers whiplash. But the present was wildly addictive till the very finish. Some fanatics nonetheless rehash the present on Netflix, and based on Washington, the previous castmates are nonetheless fairly connected — a minimum of to one another.

“It’s at all times so enjoyable to get along with our Scandal fam. We are nonetheless — you understand, years after wrapping — we’re nonetheless completely obsessive about one another. So, it’s at all times enjoyable once we get to spend a bit of time.”

Washington welcomes different friends in her on-line class

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Aside from Goldwyn, Washington has featured different superstar friends throughout her on-line lessons. In one session, each Laverne Cox and Gabrielle Union joined. Afterward, Washington shared an Instagram snapshot with a message of gratitude.

Her caption learn, partially, “Wow. Just wow. Thank you all for joining yoga today. I felt the love from all of you and I hope you felt it too. Laverne Cox, you are a goddess. Thank you for being YOU and thank you for being the powerful, immensely fierce light we all need, today (and always). Gabrielle Union love you deep. Thank you for popping in to show your vulnerability and strength. Love you mama.”

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