This woman is incredible. She started her own yoga studio and now has created such a thriving wellness business. In Retox, health expert Lauren Imparato strips yoga down to its anatomical principles, offering practical tips for fast relief, drawing from a variety of disciplines – from psychology to nutrition to Tibetan philosophy. Most often you just need an anxiety buster you can do while running down the street, a yoga pose you can do at your desk, or a way to debloat what feels like an alien baby in your abdomen. Lauren Imparato’s Retox isn’t about changing who you are or denying life’s pleasures; it’s about tailoring sensible, scientifically based health practices to the life you already live. In this episode, you’ll hear how to create change in your life, how to know if entrepreneurship is right for you, and if making your passion into your profession is a good idea. We also talk about Lauren’s former life in the corporate world and what’s she’s looking forward to today. I am honored to have had this conversation and share it with you. Radically Real Lauren Getting hired on the trading floor of Morgan Stanley and still living a ‘healthy’ life Finding yoga through a boyfriend and ultimately creating a toolkit for modern living Deciding to go to a yoga teacher training after being promoted and having a successful career Radically Inspired Clarity It all plays out how it’s supposed to play out. As hard as it is in the moment, all our experiences work to our advantage. Everybody enters transformation in a different way. If you’re being called to sit back and chill or take a trip, let yourself do that because you don’t know where it will take you. Lauren Imparato Answers… What advice can you give about creating change in your career or lifestyle? What separates someone who has the ability to be an entrepreneur and someone who thinks they should be an entrepreneur? What’s the difference between a good hustle and a bad hustle? Radically Loved Quotes “There’s so much wellness that it’s hard to understand what to do. How do you keep it all together within the context of your real life?” “Never discount your current experience because it will have a positive impact on your next experience.” “A lot of people can kind of figure out what to eat, but it’s really the mental stuff and their career and personal life that they’re struggling with.” “No matter what is going wrong in your day. You have to be thankful.” A Little More About Our Guest Author of International Best Seller, RETOX, profiled on Dr. Oz, named one of the 100 Women in Wellness and Elle’s This is 30, Lauren never anticipated that yoga and the wellness world would be part of her daily, professional life. In fact, she hated them. Lauren turned to yoga only as an experimental diversification of her Manhattan treadmill workouts. She soon learned, though, that with regular practice on and off the mat, yoga and its underlying philosophies can change you from the inside out as well as the outside, in. Lauren has become revered as one of the globe’s top lifestyle, wellness, and yoga experts. She has led classes for tens of thousands on the Great Lawn of Central Park, in Times Square, Madrid, Barcelona, Panama, opening weekend in Ibiza, the Cannes Film Festival, and more. Profiled on the cover of Marie Claire, CNN, Vogue, Bloomberg, Fox Business, SELF, New York Magazine, The Financial Times, New York Times, Marie Claire Spain, NY1 Television, TVE, BBC, The London Financial News, The Telegraph, Dr. Oz, and Poder, just to name a few. Find RETOX on Amazon. More about Lauren at www.retoxnow.com
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