what is cafe namaste?
Cafe Namaste™ is a community to ignite your purpose and fuel your soul through wellness, service, learning, and fun.
We empower people to thrive by providing tools and experiences for everyday living. Cafe Namaste offers events, workshops, and classes.
Cafe Namaste began in Miami as a Sunday rooftop yoga and plant-based brunch event to relax, reset and recharge with a dose of fun! All of our events are non-alcoholic and feature different restaurant partners, wellness brands, and teachers.
We want to live in a world where people thrive and find joy in everyday living. Our goal is to bring out the most authentic version of you, the true you, by giving you tools and experiences to meet life as it is, even with its challenges.
Yoga, dance, fitnesshealthy food and well-being for your mind, body, and soul.
Humans are meant to experience life together. Create meaningful connections with respect to all.
Cultivate self-awareness and explore new endeavors for personal, professional & spiritual development
Seek joy in everyday living and have fun doing it.
Service is one of the greatest tools. Helping when we can, boosting civic engagement and a compassionate heart.
the meaning of namaste.
Namaste is a Sanskrit expression found in some regions of India used with the intention of honoring another. Etymologically, Namaste, is a respectful greeting or salutation (Namah + te means "I bow to you"). It is also used as a casual greeting similar to hello or goodbye.
Our intention for the word (and practice) is to let it serve as a respectful reminder to honor all whom we meet with sincerity.
what we value.
We believe you have the power within to be the creator of your life.
Community is built on meaningful connections,
Align your thoughts, actions, and words with your values.
Spread joy, kindness and uplift others.
We believe in making this world a kinder place and leaving people feeling better than when we met them.
Create authentic expressions of freedom, joy, and happiness. We like to celebrate life.
meet the founder
Samantha "Sam" Reynolds is the founder of Cafe Namaste™. She's a lifestyle architect, yoga teacher and creative entrepreneur. Sam is passionate about uplifting others through a holistic approach to well-being. Her mission is to help others find a healthy balance and she believes everyone has the potential to thrive.
After living in four countries and visiting over 40+, Sam never imagined that her most significant trip would be the journey inward. Her experiences overseas ultimately led her to study yoga, with the help of her mom who introduced her to Yogananda's Autobiography of a Yogi and the Bhagavad Gita. Prior to transforming her life, Sam worked in Rwanda at a non-profit, Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, for orphaned teens and created educational programs in Prague on 20th century European history including Holocaust studies for the University of Miami, her alma mater.
She created the concept of Cafe Namaste initially as a yoga and plant-based brunch experience at a rooftop in downtown Miami to give people a chance to reset and recharge in a holistic way. She wanted to help people feel empowered, inspired and connected beyond the studio class. Sam envisioned a holistic space for wellness, connection and growth. She observed at the very core of being human is the desire for meaningful connections, both inward and outward.
In addition to events and classes, Sam offers social outreach initiatives , Project Namaste, to engage the community in service with local partner non-profits. She is committed to ensuring Cafe Namaste is a holistic brand for personal and societal well-being.