Russell Brand buys his yoga teacher a car

Russell Brand bought his LA yoga teacher Tej Kaur Khalsa a car
Russell Brand and his teacher Tej Kaur Khalsa
What’s Hot by Molly Nourmand

Earlier this month in our "Hottest yoga news of 2012,"  alignyo crowned actor Russell Brand "The yoga celebrity of the year." Why, you ask? Well, he is constantly making headlines for yoga-related news. Here's the latest: As a gesture of gratitude this holiday season, Russell gave his yoga teacher and spiritual mentor, Tej Kaur Khalsa – a car. Yep. He dropped $33,000 on a Hyundai Santa Fe SUV for her. Even though she wanted the car and appreciated the generous gesture, apparently Tej did not feel right about accepting the gift and suggested that he give it to someone who needs it more.  

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Molly Nourmand

Present: alignyo Contributing Editor; Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee; graduate student; yoga teacher

Past: Associate Editor at Total Beauty Media; Los Angeles City Editor at Ideal Bite; Lifestyle Editor at Yogi Times; modern dancer

Inspiration: moonrises; horizons where water meets sky; my brilliant husband; my youthful parents; quotes from my favorite thinkers; authenticity; equality; music; dance performances; handstands; wine; travel; people who are multi-lingual; the resiliency of the human spirit

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