Russel Brand and Geri Halliwell reportedly dating

  • Russell Brand and Geri Halliwell are reportedly getting serious after discovering their shared love of yoga, according to several British tabloids.

    The pair is rumored to be dating after they met at the Olympics closing ceremony and both love the asana position in particular, which involves sitting still, according to The Sun.

    Meanwhile, The Daily Mirror tabloid reported that the couple's first date was a romantic picnic in a London park, a few days after the Olympics closing ceremony.

    A friend was quoted as saying: "Geri has said they have a spiritual connection through yoga and they practise asana together…It is something that has acted as a bond for he and Geri as their relationship blossoms."

    Former Spice Girl Halliwell has released two yoga DVDs while Brand met his previous girlfriend at yoga classes in the U.S.