Rainbeau Mars (born June 18, 1976) is an actor, author, model, health and beauty expert, and a recognized yoga expert. She has also served as the face for Adidas women and released over 15 yoga fitness DVDs.
Rainbeau Harmony Mars, daughter of herbalist author Brigitte Mars, was born in a tepee in The Ozarks under a double rainbow. Rainbeau has one older sister named Sunflower Sparkle. After her childhood years in Boulder, Colorado, Rainbeau spent her teenage years studying yoga and Ayurvedic medicine in Hawaii with her godparents Dr. Light Miller, an Ayurvedic naturopath, and Dr. Bryan Miller, a chiropractor. After relocating to Los Angeles, she began her apprenticeship with yoga gurus Chuck Miller and Maty Ezraty.
Mars moved to Hollywood when she was 19 to pursue her acting career. Her first role was Tovah in The People vs. Larry Flynt in 1996 where she was cast by Best Director Oscar nominee Milos Forman. Her next acting roles came in 2000 where she played the role of Kim in the film If You Only Knew and Maureen in 100 Girls. she went on to play the role of Coed in Going Greek in 2001.
There are seven DVDs with Rainbeau available at Blockbuster, with back-cover testimonials from actor David Duchovny and Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers. The titles are: Yoga for Beauty (series); Sacred Yoga Practice (series); and ZenMama: Prenatal Yoga Workout.
In 2005 she founded and trademarked the LLC, Rainbeau Mars Lifestyles, to provide health, beauty, and fitness content and consultation.
In Nike's 2003 catalog, NIKEGoddess, Rainbeau is found wearing the Nike Yoga Catsuit. She was photographed for magazine covers Body+Soul (2005), Healing Retreats and Spas (2007), Natural Solutions (2009) and more. She is also featured inside W Magazine (2009) and DETAILS Magazine (2011). Mars' picture then appears on the book covers of David Wolfe's Eating for Beauty and Brigitte Mars' Beauty by Nature.
In 2007 Rainbeau was chosen to represent Adidas as their global yoga ambassador. During her career with Adidas she introduced the Rainbeau Mars Signature Line, and exclusive clothing line made from sustainable harvested eucalyptus, which launched globally in 2009. Women's Wear Daily broke the news about the clothing line in October 2008. Athletes Laila Ali and Steffi Graf shot and instructional video with Rainbeau wearing the brand with the theme "Play Yoga".
ra'yoka: Yoga for Sports by Rainbeau Mars was founded in 2009 as a seven layer fitness system for teacher training and practice. An overview of ra'yoka, meaning "integration of the sun", was released on DVD in 2009. The complete ra'yoka Vitual Training System, modules, and series video downloads were released in 2012. She now has a S corporation called Rainbeau Mars Omni Media - made official in 2012.
Rainbeau has one daughter, Jade Destiny Mars, born in 2003.