‘It saved my dad’s life’: Celeb Yoga Instructor Robin Downes Talks Benefits of Elderly Yoga
Robin Downes, 59, aka Yoga Flava has been a certified yoga instructor who’s trained everyone from Russell Simmons, Brandy, and NBA star John Sally. Her most unlikely “client” yet? Her father.
“I’ve found myself navigating one of the most challenging roles of my life: care-giver,” the former entertainment journalist and award-winning producer said.
Robin recently stepped up to take full-time care of her 85-year-old father when his live-in girlfriend and former nurse succumbed to dementia.
“For a while, I didn’t have to worry about my dad because he was receiving great care from his lady friend who had a background in healthcare,” Robin said. “But when she started to