Originally brought together through their Ambassadorships with lululemon, these two established a strong bond based on their love of deep intimate conversations around well-being. They use their platform to explore diverse topics from the world of culture, wellness, entrepreneurship ,and relationships.
With contrasting views and unique perspectives, they offer a holistic view into the duality of what a fulfilled life can look like.
Join them each week for an inspiring and thought-provoking conversation full of truth and hilarity.
Transformation and evolution. These words describe Deja Riley’s life experience and journey. Deja is first a vibrant human comprised of many facets; wife, sister, friend, creative, mover, motivator, activator, source of inspiration and most important, authentically herself.
As a lululemon Global Ambassador and trainer for lululemon Studio, you can find her leading live classes or headlining campaigns on behalf of the activewear brand. Deja serves on lululemon’s advisory board as an inclusion, diversity, equity and action (IDEA) representative. She was the face of lululemon’s expansion into the shoe category, headlined multiple campaigns including Chargefeel and on behalf of the brand accepted the Footwear News’ Award for 2022 Launch Of The Year.
She began her career as a dancer, performing with Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, J.Lo, and Beyoncé and has been no stranger to the entertainment industry as the daughter of New Jack Swing pioneer, Teddy Riley.
Her latest chapter as a podcast host is only the beginning. Deja knows there are stories to be told and is ready to use her voice, experiences and optimistic outlook to bring these stories forward. She encourages her listeners and anyone following her journey to “Be a light & spread love where you go.”
MEET DEJA RILEY
I'm a creative wellness entrepreneur based in Brooklyn, NY. entrepreneur based in Brooklyn, NY.
In 2021 I was recognized as one of the Top 21 Black Beauty Executives & Innovators Changing the Beauty Industry by Instyle Magazine. As a leader in the beauty & wellness space, my mission is always radical self-compassion.
I'm also is a lululemon ambassador, certified yoga practitioner (RYT) + MSC (Mindful Self Compassion) facilitator and a Soul-Care coach. I Co-founded of Bk yoga Club, the first body-positive yoga studio in the USA. I also Co-founded On Dekalb, a wellness-inspired coffee shop. As a leading voice in diversity and inclusion, I've consulted with Fortune 500 companies such as Spotify, ESPN, and Lululemon.
I'm super passionate about creating diverse holistic wellness spaces where folks feel seen and represented from all backgrounds!
As a Soul-Care Coach, I believe that part of our journey towards greater spiritual and emotional well-being involves embracing the duality of our nature, the soft and fierce.
I love to write and my work has been featured in Well +Good, Vogue and more!
In 2022 I self-published my first poetry zine, entitled “Letters from my ex.”
I love red-wine, listening to records on vinyl and I'm a proud plant mamma!