Gwyneth Paltrow Hosts Gala To Benefit Bent On Learning

by LIZ ADAMS · February 26, 2009

Gwyneth PaltrowStacy BendetChristy TurlingtonKelly RutherfurdAmy Fine CollinsAllison SarofimMike Diamond, Russell SimmonsGwyneth Paltrow, Eddie Stern, Stacy BendetJulie Henderson, Russell Simmons, Chris Barish, Michelle BarishGwyneth Paltrow, Donna KaranAshley McDermottKelly Killoren BensimonDonna Karan, Russell SimonsAlison Brod, Kelly RutherfurdEric Eisner, Stacy BendetChristy Turlington, Eddie SternRussell Simmons, Francesco ClementeKelly Rutherford, Gwyneth Paltrow, Donna KaranDaniel Benedict, Andrew SaffirEddie Stern, Jocelyn Stern [Photos by NICK HUNT for PMc]

Wednesday evening Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a Winter Fundraising Gala, sponsored by Alice + Olivia and Urban Zen Foundation, at Stephan Weiss Studios in NY. Guests including Stacy Bendet, Russell Simmons, Kelly Rutherford, Christy Turlington, Eddie Stern, Donna Karan, Alison Brod,  Julie Henderson, and Allison Sarofim all came out to show their love of yoga and the nonprofit Bent on Learning, which teaches children in NYC public schools yoga and meditation as a means to reduce stress and refocus their energies.