In the realm of social activism and political engagement, certain individuals stand out for their unwavering dedication and exceptional contributions.

One such figure is Reggie Hubbard—a trailblazer who has left an indelible mark on the landscape of activism and social change. Through his tireless efforts and unique approach to advocacy, Hubbard has become a beacon of hope for those striving to create a more just and equitable world. In this blog, we will explore the life, work, and impact of Reggie Hubbard.

Reggie Hubbard was born and raised in a vibrant community in Washington, D.C., where he developed a deep-rooted passion for social justice from a young age. Growing up in an environment marked by systemic inequities and racial disparities, he witnessed firsthand the challenges faced by marginalized communities. This exposure fueled his determination to be an agent of change and set him on a lifelong path of activism.

Hubbard’s career in advocacy began with his involvement in grassroots organizing, community outreach, and political campaigns. He recognized the power of collective action and used it as a catalyst for positive change. With his charismatic personality, strategic mindset, and ability to inspire others, Hubbard quickly became a sought-after organizer and speaker.

One of the defining moments in Hubbard’s career was his instrumental role in Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign. As the National Political Outreach Coordinator, he played a pivotal part in mobilizing support and engaging diverse communities across the United States. Through his tireless efforts, Hubbard helped galvanize a new generation of politically engaged individuals and fostered a sense of hope for a more inclusive and progressive future.

Integration of Yoga and Mindful Activism: 

In addition to his work as a political activist, Reggie Hubbard has also delved into the practice of yoga and mindfulness. Recognizing the need for sustainable activism and personal well-being, he has incorporated these practices into his work, advocating for what he calls “active peace.”

Through workshops, speaking engagements, and retreats, Hubbard shares the transformative power of yoga and mindfulness with fellow activists and change-makers. He highlights the importance of self-care, stress reduction, and emotional resilience as vital components of effective activism. By integrating yoga and mindfulness into his advocacy, Hubbard aims to create a more holistic and balanced approach to social change—one that nourishes the mind, body, and spirit of activists, enabling them to sustain their efforts and make a lasting impact.

Reggie had just returned from leading the first workshop created as a refuge for black men at Kripalu Yoga Center when we sat down for this interview. Listen as he shares the importance of sound healing and incorporating all the eight limbs of yoga for healing for activists. Then join me at Kripalu June 30th – July 2nd for some deep healing work together.