There is a massive shift towards changing the way women - and men - think and talk about bodies, bleeding and intimacy. We connected with the cheeky founders of Cycles+Sex, a leading organization in this movement, to discuss how to encourage empowering conversations about reproductive and sexual health, with a healthy dose of pleasure and humor.
Emma Sawko is the founder of Wild & The Moon. She owns three cafés in Dubaï, two in Paris and is scheduled to open the third one in less than a month, with New York and London outposts in the works. And she shoots for the moon!
Rebecca Garland is the Co-Founder of Fit & Fly Girl, a company that hosts luxury fitness and wellness retreats for women to international destinations. We caught up with her following her most recent excursion: a digital detox glamping retreat in the Moroccan desert.
Rebecca Gordon refers to herself as a "translator for the cosmic currents" and helps teach others how to explore and understand the "planetary weather". Read on to learn how to best prepare for new experiences and dance in alignment with planetary energy.
Hortense Bourgeois and Agnes Gardelle are the co-founders of BAYA, a company that designs and sells high end yoga mats and accessories. BAYA is based between Paris and Bordeaux, but designed with adventures and travels in mind. BAYA to the moon and back!
Aussie-born and NY-based Stephen Cheuk is the founder of S10 Training, a members only boutique gym in Tribeca, as well as the House of Matcha. Some of the most high-profile women in the NY lifestyle industries go to Stephen to improve strength, health and appearance through his unique personalized coaching.
Morgan Yakus specializes in facilitating active meditation and modern integrative hypnosis. Read on to learn more about her rituals, tools for balance and cultivating a sense of female empowered through open communications channels and shared space.
Kerrilynn Pamer and Cindy DiPrima Morisse, co-founders of CAP Beauty, an all-natural beauty store and spa in the West Village of Manhattan, focus on the idea that Beauty is Wellness and Wellness is Beauty and believe that to achieve true radiance and luminosity, both are necessary.
Audrey Michaud Missègue was born in the countryside of Pessac-Leognan in 1990. She grew up in Bordeaux and has lived in Paris since 2008. With a passion for sports, coffee and leggings, she began her career in fashion as a stylist, and today manages the digital and influencer communication division for the Estée Lauder brands.
Through yoga and meditation Sarah began to shift her relationship with the pain from a traumatic accident. Today, She is a sound therapy practitioner, meditation teacher, music composer and artist, still based in New York City.
Considering that physical exercise provides confidence that lasts throughout the day, how do we also maximize it's positive effects on our skin, by choosing the best products, including those specifically labeled as "athleisure". A question for Lili Barbery-Coulon, Paris-based beauty expert and wellness enthusiast, freelance journalist, consultant and author of Ma Récréation, a blog dedicated to beauty and lifestyle.
Following a career as a dancer for the Opéra de Paris, Fanny Fiat and her brother Laurent co-founded Elephant Paname, a beautiful 500m2 space dedicated to art and dance, located rue Volney, appropriately located a short walk from the Palais Garnier opera house.
Aria Crescendo is a dancer, singer and yoga instructor with a kaleidoscopic life already behind her. Today, back in Paris, this glowing gal splits her time between the devoted yogi community she has brought together and the recording studio.
The founder of the Paris-based ethical, organic skincare line and spa concept Doux Me, Caroline sold the brand in 2012 and now divides her time between San Francisco, New York and Paris. She works with select brands and private clients to create skincare, body care, fragrance and beauty products, from concept to manufacturing.
It was only 7 years ago, upon her arrival in Paris and at her husband’s suggestion that she started to study yoga. Eventually she started to appreciate the discipline and get back in touch with her body. This led to the commitment becoming a profession, much to the delight of her large and devoted following.
Jonathan Lehmann practiced business law in Paris and New York for 6 years. After a burnout, he quit his job to get an MBA from UCLA. While there he studied the science behind happiness, deep dove into ancient wisdom and learned to meditate.
Julie and Aurelia met at a gym on Valentine's Day, and in under a year had transformed a daydream into reality: Chez Simone, wellness hub housed in a Parisian apartment just a stone’s throw from the Louvre.
Caroline Bénézet is a Paris-based Kundalini yoga instructor. Often dressed in white, she teaches "yoga of awareness" and believes that this energetic practice has the power to develop our latent potential and capacities.
Lucie Woodward is the hyperactive mother of two, juggling multiple careers as a nutritionist, fitness coach, and Speedo ambassador. For 10 years now, she’s made a living by combining her two passions: staying in shape and staying informed. Read on to learn more about this leading French sports influencer.