Black Entrepreneur Spotlight
Hustle and Yoga Flow
We would greatly appreciate it if you could tell us a little about your company.
Hustle and Yoga Flow is a movement and wellness based brand with an emphasis on yoga, that focuses on creating safe spaces for people of color to heal and restore. Founded by Kisa Doll in 2017, Hustle and Yoga Flow works diligently to serve every spectrum of the black community ranging from senior citizens to competitive fighters. Although currently based in California, Hustle and Yoga Flow can be found leading flows all around the country and abroad.
What was your childhood aspirations?
As a child I played basketball year round which provided an opportunity to travel and meet people from different backgrounds. Today, I’m able to do the same thing through yoga.
Can you give our readers a quick answer on business advice?
It’s been said that the way you do anything is the way you do everything. Entrepreneurship is difficult and you encounter many failures before you’re able to enjoy success. The key to stay consistent and create a business model that can be modified. Change is inevitable, so my best advice to to be consistent with the quality of service you offer and allow enough space to grow.
What was your toughest challenge?
Our toughest challenge and one that serves as our highest motivation is to bring more people into a winters based lifestyle. African Americans summer from many health complications due to poor diet and exercise. We are also under high amounts of stress and mental anguish because of systemic racism. Through yoga, our goal is to reverse some of the damage caused in our everyday lives, and also provide tools to cope and create healthier lifestyle choices.