Mats Skott is the co-founder and race director of the one of the worlds most challenging endurance adventure races, ÖTILLÖ. He is an adventure sport aficionado and pioneer. ÖTILLÖ is a race that brings the sport of open water swimming, trail running, and rock climbing together, in a totally unique way. He and his team have put the sport and movement of Swimrun on the global map! Marni syncs up with Mats about everything Swimrun from the beautiful, exhilarating courses to the cool gear, and the mindset of racers, and of course, where it all began. Read More
The eponymous fashion designer, stylist and retail entrepreneur, Patricia Field, sync’s up with Marni on the Move host, Marni Salup to discuss art-fashion, career and wellness. Read More
30 years ago today a NYC Greenwich Village native and Punk Rocker left his retail day job selling records at the iconic Bleecker Bobs to study yoga and pursue his teacher training degree in India. Upon his return to New York, he opened a studio that changed the NYC and Global Yoga landscape forever.
His name is Eddie Stern.
Today Eddie is a world renowned yoga teacher, highly respected thought leader, entrepreneur, author, and recently, a mobile app innovator.
He is the co-founder of Ashtanga Yoga New York, The Brooklyn Yoga Club, and The Broome Street Temple with his wife and Yoga teacher, Jocelyn Stern. He is also Co-Founder of Namarupa Magazine with Robert Moses and teamed up with Deepak Chopra and Moby to create his new app, The Breathing App.
Eddie began teaching yoga in 1989 at a time where there were very few yoga studios in NYC and it was not a very popular mainstream practice. Yoga catered to a culture of people that were interested in pursuing the spiritual aspects of their lives. Not very asana or physically focused. It was no frills, glitz, or glamour. People didn’t “drop in” to take a class. It was a very different world compared to today where there are tons of studios.
Eddie studied with yoga legend and Ashtanga Yoga Founder, Guru Sri K. Pattahbi Jois from 1991-2009 and brought his teachings to NYC which quickly gained notoriety amongst popular celebrities, musicians, and yogi’s. Eddie has expanded from his original one room studio to a beautiful townhouse in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn that is the home to Brooklyn Yoga Club and Ganesha Temple, a B+B for guests to immerse themselves and experience the culture, and a café with vegan, healthy snacks, teas, elixirs and coffee.
Eddie and I sync up about Yoga, Ashtanga, Ganesh, and his mission to raise awareness and funds to help save the elephants through the Knot On My Planet campaign which supports the work of The Elephant Crisis Fund.
If you want to make a donation or learn more Eddie has a wonderful blog post with additional information on the AYNY website: http://ayny.org/category/yoga/. There are only 415,000 elephants left in the world, and they are being slaughtered at a rate of 30,000 per year. If this is allowed to continue, we could be the last generation to ever see an elephant in the wild. Throughout 2018, Eddie will be going around the world performing Ganesh Pujas to spread the awareness of the plight of the mighty and majestic elephants, whose existence on this planet is being imperiled through poaching. While pujas are always free, they are accepting donations at the end of these special pujas, and all of the money collected will be donated to Knot On MY Planet, which supports elephant protection in Africa and the end of the ivory trade worldwide. These pujas are being performed, this year, in Moscow, Stockholm, Chengdu, London, Amsterdam, Milan, India, Buenos Aires, and Tel Aviv.
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On August 20, 2016, on the hot sunny beaches of Copacabana, in Rio, Brazil, one woman changed the course of sports history, setting a new record in Triathlon and becoming the first American athlete to win the gold medal for Triathlon at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Her name, Gwen Jorgensen! Read More
Scott Linde is the Founder of Sun Potion Transformational Foods, a company dedicated to health, happiness and well-being through the use of medicinal plants, superfoods and tonic herbs. Sun Potion brings the highest quality tonic herbs, algae, greens, and mushrooms available to all in single-ingredient, pure powder, and whole food form.
Marni syncs up with Scott about the his entrepreneurial path through spiritual discovery and the healing powers of tonic herbs and mushrooms and how they promote healthy sleep cycles, balance hormones and cultivate a healthy immune system fortifying and building subtle energies in the body.
You may have recently seen Andia Winslow gracing billboards for Nike, in campaigns for REI, in the windows of Hearst Media HQ in NYC or perhaps you have heard her voice on an Alvin Ailey, McDonald’s, PBS or eBay commercials.
Andia Winslow is a Professional Athlete-Golfer and Runner, Voice Over Artist, On-Air Host, Fitness Entrepreneur, and Wellness Advocate.
Jahi Joiner is one of the top swim instructors and the Aquatics Director at the renowned training and sports facility in NYC, Chelsea Piers Fitness. He is also an avid martial artist and boxer and employs his years of training and zen-like phillosophy when approching swimming and life! On this episode Marni syncs up with Jahi about his journey into sports, his love of martial arts, his unique approach to swimming, and how you can apply them to your own swimming practice,training and life.
Welcome to Marni on the Move. I’m your host, Marni Salup. On each weekly episode I sync up with interesting, innovative movers and shakers and connect with them about life, career, exercise and wellness while showcasing their story. On this episode I connect with triathlete, CEO + Founder of Synthetivity, Lori Mazor to do a race debrief from our recent triathlon, Ironman 70.3 Austin, I get schooled on musical theatre, and we reminisce about our open water swim in St. Croix.