Movember’s Rooted & Rising series featuring digital content creators committed to inspire young Black men to live happier, healthier, longer lives.
Ben Abiola’s Excellent Yoga Adventure
Filmmaker Ben Abiola shares his experience and the positive results he gained from starting and sticking with a yoga routine. His takeaway: treat self-care as practice because practice makes progress.
About Benjamin Abiola
Benjamin Abiola is a multi-hyphenate creator based in Los Angeles, CA. Ben co-directed and wrote his first short film The Break In under his production company Don’t Wait Create. Ben has since written, directed, and starred in many award-winning films like: The Spot Is Mine, The Ticket, and December 21st. Don’t Wait Create is a digital production company that independently challenges the status quo. In lieu of waiting on industry validation, the company writes and produces original content (films, commercials, and sketches) while collaborating with artists on both sides of the lens to produce high-quality, reel-worthy content.
About the Series
Rooted & Rising is a collective of digital entrepreneurs who have joined forces to create self-care videos and tips that address the mental and physical well-being challenges that are relevant to young black men, and to inspire them to live happier, healthier, longer lives.
Special thanks to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for the generous support of the stipends granted to our 2021 Rooted & Rising participants.