Hilaria Baldwin (yoga and wellness expert and EXTRA correspondent) and Orange Is the New Black actress Alysia Reiner (Actress, Orange is the New Black) are wanting to make a difference in a child’s life with the Bent On Learning participation and now they are teaming up to host the Bent on Learning gala taking place on Wednesday January 29th in New York.
Bent On Learning (BOL) is a nonprofit organization committed to teaching yoga to children in New York City public schools as a way to directly promote health conscious, learning-ready students. For over 13 years, BOL has brought yoga to tens of thousands of students, fulfilling our mission of teaching kids to be more focused, happier and healthier in learning and in life.
The Bent On Learning Inspire! Award is given in honor of those who are dedicated to the health and wellness of children, who endorse yoga as a tool for education and are committed to supporting Bent On Learning and yoga for children. Past honorees include Gwyneth Paltrow, Donna Karan, Eddie Stern, The David Lynch Foundation and Russell Simmons. Jewelry designer Landon Slane – designer behind SLANE Fine Jewelry – specially designs the Inspire! Gala honoree award each year.
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