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Meghan Asha, FounderMade CEO + Founder: From Running a Business to Running Marathons

Meghan Asha is the Founder and CEO of FounderMade, a discovery platform, conference series, and trade show that helps curate and scale best-in-class consumer brands connecting them with highly sought out retailers, distributors, investors and influencers. Fueled by athleticism, fitness, and running, Meghan and Marni talk about everything from building and running a business to training and running marathons around the globe and everything in between!  They discuss topics from entrepreneurship, career motivation, to race fueling with bars and gels to mainstream wellness trends and more. Read More

Shaun Rose:New York City Night Life Impresario Turned Boxer For A Cause

On todays episode I sync up with NYC nightlife impresario + entrepreneur, Goldbar + Sweetwater Social Owner, Shaun Rose. On November 15, 2018, Shaun is embarking upon his first amateur boxing match and getting in shape for a cause that is close to his heart. He has raised over $45,000 in the past few months for Haymakers for Hope and the Lustgarten Foundation, both dedicated to raising awareness for cancer research and education. All along he has been training with Gotham Gym and getting in the shape of his life! Shaun and Marni talk about what inspired and motivated him to begin boxing and sign up for his first amateur fight, the challenges he has overcome in the process, the many benefits of training for his upcoming match, and his determination and passion for finding a cure for cancer. They also discuss his longtime career in nightlife, from promoter to owner, the current landscape of the industry, entrepreneurial lessons he has learned along the way, his passion for music and the examples he is setting for his two amazing and talented daughters Emma and Zoe.

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Raising The Barre with Global Boutique Fitness Brand Physique 57’s Tanya Becker + Alicia Weihl

On today’s episode, Marni sync’s up with two of the creative minds and talented thought leaders behind the world famous barre inspired exercise classes and global boutique fitness brand Physique 57, Tanya Becker, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer and Alicia Weihl, Executive Director of Global Talent + Training. They share their inspiring stories on how they turned doing what they love- dancing and choreography- into one of the world most popular and beloved workouts. Workouts that inspire passion in others, so much so, that women from around the globe have opened international locations in Dubai, Mumbai, Bangkok and more, organically expanding the studios beyond its NYC, LA and Hamptons locations, over the years with CEO and Co-Founder Jennifer Maanvi. Tanya, Alicia and Marni talk about where it all began, the creativity and talent behind these amazing classes, how the brand is evolving and share some exciting news!

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OOFOS CEO + Co-Founder, Lou Panaccione: The Athletic Footwear Industry Pioneer On Impact Absorbing Technology, Finding a Cure For Breast Cancer, and the ElliptiGO

Lifelong athlete, Lou Panaccione is the CEO and co-founder of OOFOS, the revolutionary athletic recovery footwear brand with a simple mission: to help people feel better. From recovering aching feet to finding a cure for Breast Cancer, his goals and commitment to this mission are incredibly inspiring. Read More

Glendy Yeung: From Neuroscience to Vibrational Wellness

Fueled by yoga and meditation, Glendy Yeung is a well-known energy healer, who has pioneered a career in Vibrational Wellness. Her expertise and practice encompass the esoteric healing modalities of Sound Meditation, Flower Essences, Pranic Healing, Yantra, Crystals and more.

Having spent nearly the entire first decade of her career as a Neuroscientist, the next decade in Cyber Security and Corporate America, Glendy is no stranger to stress, high pressure environments, or corporate politics. Her exploration, research and experience with energy healing and yoga began as a personal practice, 20 years ago, to help her find balance, grounding and rejuvenation in her own life. She has been learning, researching, and discovering ever since.

Like all great entrepreneurs and founders, once you find what you truly love, and embrace your natural talents, you want to share it with the world and that how a great business begins…

In 2017, Glendy embarked upon her first entrepreneurial endeavor with the launch of her vibrational wellness and healing namesake company, Glendy Yeung.

Empowered by her years of experience, portfolio of healing tools, and studies of energy over the human biological and emotional systems, Glendy has been orchestrating group and individual healing sessions around the globe.

On today’s episode, Glendy and I talk about the many modalities of energetic healing across vibrational wellness, from Sound meditation and soul to soul healing to Pranic Facelifts, Facial and Energy Botox, how you could begin an Energetic hygiene routine, Pranic Weight Loss + Body Scultping, and so much more.

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Antonio Rodriguez: The Psychic Next Door

Are you ready to explore another realm?

Antonio Rodriguez is well known for his talents as a psychic medium. With over five decades of experience, ever since he can remember, Antonio Rodriguez has felt a connection to the other side. From a young age, he had a heightened sense and feeling of the energy when he walked into a room. Not knowing what it was or how to discuss it. He brushed it aside and moved on with life. Today, Antonio is embracing his natural talents and gifts embarking upon his career as a professional psychic medium. Read More

Tatiana Boncompagni On The Power of Weight Lifting, Living Your Passion, and Being Strong Inside and Out

Tatiana Boncompagni is the creator of the paradigm-shifting weight-lifting class for women, Sculptologie, and is an NASM certified personal trainer, holistic health coach, wellness and food writer, recipe developer and Athleta brand ambassador. She is also the mother of three, the author of three novels and co-author of two diet and fitness guides, The Model Trainer Method and 28 Days to Strong. Her writing has appeared in dozens of publications, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Marie Claire, Vogue, and InStyle and on websites including Well and Good, Mind Body Green and Self.

On this episode of Marni on the Move, Marni and Tatiana sync up about her super popular class, Sculptologie,  the power and benefits of lifting weights, her approach to food and nutrition, and what is fueling her for success!

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Dylan Lauren, Founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar On Imagination, Innovation, and Inspiration

Nearly two decades ago my  next guest pioneered creating the world’s largest candy store, confectionery emporium and lifestyle brand, Dylan’s Candy Bar. Dylan Lauren merged her love of art, fashion and pop culture with candy and has innovated the way we see and experience candy today. Her story is empowering and inspiring as she pursued her lifelong dream to do what she loves. She transformed her creative vision into a reality and continues to innovate every day.

If you haven’t already been, Dylan’s Candy Bar transports you to a modern day version of Willy Wonka’s factory from the moment you enter with its pop art installations—such as the iconic oversized lollipop tree, candy cane columns, dripping chocolate shelves, kaleidoscopic candy wallpaper and candy-embedded staircases— even I can’t resist.

In addition to thousands of edible treats and activities, there are also candy-inspired lifestyle products. From stationery to technology, toys, jewelry to handbags, scented body lotions to sweaters. There are Ice Cream & Dessert Parlor, Candy Cocktail Bar and Party Rooms offering a wide variety of themed events for all ages

Since its inception and flagship opening in New York City, Dylan’s Candy Bar has expanded to US locations such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and East Hampton. Also in luxury boutiques, department stores, and premium hotels nationally and internationally. Dylan’s Candy Bar plans to continue expanding worldwide.

Dylan’s love of candy paralleled by her passion to help animals of all kinds.  She launched Dylan’s Candy Barn, a platform with the mission is to help every animal lead a happy life and find a home-sweet-home by hosting adoption events, granting funds to rescue organizations, and creating awareness campaigns.

And last but not least, ever since I have known Dylan, which is probably also nearly two decades, she has been super athletic, into fitness and training and followed an incredibly healthy diet mixed with candy, of course!

Fueled by exercise, fitness, and her love of candy, Dylan is all about balance and always has been.

On this episode of Marni on the Move, Dylan and Marni met up at  her newly designed office to reconnect and sync up about everything from our shared love of animals, being a founder and  entrepreneur and the innovative Dylan’s Candy Bar, her current fitness “go-to” and her adorable children Cooper Blue and Kingsley Rainbow.

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Palma D’Orazio: Food is Love That Nourishes the Soul

For the past three decades, Palma D’Orazio has organically grown her culinary empire encompassing a highly sought after and renowned catering company, a restaurant, cooking classes, and a beautiful event space , all in the heart of NYC’s Greenwich Village. As an early pioneer of photo shoot catering, Palma has cultivated a lifelong clientele of top photographers, models, designers and entertainers. Her beautiful restaurant and townhouse, located on Cornelia Street are home to delicious, farm fresh, organic Italian cuisine. Palma and Marni sync up about where it all began, her core philosophy around food as it nurtures the soul and her love of food and family. Read More

Patrick Lemieux: On Pro-Cycling, Rice Cooker Meal Prep, and Living an Athletic Life with Wife and 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen

Patrick Lemieux is a former pro-cyclist turned triathlon and running advance team specialist and meal prep expert for Professional Triathlete and Runner, 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist, Gwen Jorgensen, also his lovely Wife. Patrick and Gwen met on a bike ride, he proposed on a bike ride and the couple have shared a life of athleticism every since. On today’s episode Marni and Patrick sync up about cycling tricks-of-the-trade, his ingenious on-the-road rice cooker meal prep strategies and recipes, and his love and dedication to Gwen and their son Stanley.

Melody Weir: On The Art of Connecting People, Sustainable Design and Conscious Living

Melody Weir is a globally renowned pioneer in sustainable interior design and the President and Creative Director of Melody Weir, Inc. Her eye for design and creative talents transcend beyond physical form and space. She is a specialist and has a sixth sense when it comes to connecting people, curating introductions, and developing brand identity. Read More

Steve Uria: From Training Military Special Forces to Building a Fitness Studio Brand on the Mainstage of NYC: On Being Inspired and Empowered Through Entrepreneurship, Training, and Family

Marni sync’s up with fitness industry visionary and pioneer, former Military Special Forces PTI and Founder of Switch Playground, Steve Uria.

Switch Playground is a popular fitness studio that recently opened its second NYC location, originally from Cape Town, South Africa.  Switch is a total body, sweat drenching group workout with a philosophy that extends beyond just challenging one’s body and is designed to activate the mind and fuel the soul.

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Amanda Kloots: On Jumping Rope, Broadway and Building her Namesake Fitness Brand

Amanda Kloots is a fitness innovator and entrepreneur, founder of AK! and classes The Rope, The Dance and The Body. She is also a well known Broadway performer and dessert connoisseur!  17 years ago she moved to NYC from Ohio to perform on stage and kicked off her career as a Radio City Rockette. On this episode Marni syncs up with Amanda about her new and exciting classes, her upcoming global fitness retreats, some of her favorite restaurants in NYC and LA, her opportunities and challenges in launching her brand, and where it all began. Read More

Mats Skott: Swimrun, Endurance Adventure Racing, and ÖTILLÖ

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