Creator

About Summer Chastant

Photo by Kendrick Brinson for the New York Times

Photo by Kendrick Brinson for the New York Times

Summer Chastant is the creator, executive producer, writer, and lead of the original comedic series Namaste, Bitches. Summer retired from her highly successful yoga career two years ago and moved to Los Angeles to write and create the show -  a behind the scenes account of one of America's most cutthroat industries: Health and Wellness. She spent the better half of a decade teaching packed classes for some of the most prestigious studios in the country including Wanderlust Hollywood, Yogaworks, Pure Yoga, and Kula Yoga Project in addition to leading retreats and workshops around the world.  

Summer holds an award from The Kennedy Center in addition to working with Tony®, Emmy®, and Academy Award® winning directors and writers. She received her BFA from the University of Utah and her MFA in Acting through the English Department of USD/The Old Globe.