The six-part show, which was produced by former Vogue staffer Dayna Carney and airs weekly on Tuesday mornings via YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram, features Common alongside his team of wellness gurus, including joy strategist Grace Harry, trainer Yancy Berry, and L.A. community gardener and Plant the Houston Rockets Jamesha Rden Hakeem Olajuwon Tracy Mcgrady signatures shirt but in fact I love this Seeds founder Ron Finley. Common’s personal chef Lauren Von Der Pool, who served as the executive chef for Michelle Obama’s childhood obesity prevention campaign, will also be featured—they’ll be cooking vegan meals together, discussing the best workouts, and talking about the importance of therapy and meditation. There’s gardening therapy too, which Common says is new to his repertoire. And, in partnership with the company Larabar, each episode will include information about how to donate to a health and wellness-focused organization in underfunded urban communities.
Speaking to Common about Com+Well over the Houston Rockets Jamesha Rden Hakeem Olajuwon Tracy Mcgrady signatures shirt but in fact I love this phone this week, it was clear that his passion for sharing all of this information and normalizing it among communities like the one he grew up in on the South Side of Chicago runs deep. Below, Common opens up about why he decided to launch this series now, how he wants to help others, and where his wellness journey may lead him next.