5 Black Entrepreneurs within the Well being + Wellness Business That You Ought to Know

 5 Black Entrepreneurs in the Health + Wellness Industry That You Should Know

June nineteenth, 1865 - Juneteenth - is commemoration of the tip of slavery. Whereas the Emancipation Proclamation grew to become an official U.S. Regulation on January 1st, 1863, it took greater than two years for the Union Troopers to succeed in Texas to announce the tip of Civil Warfare and of Slavery.

At the moment, Juneteenth is a day to coach ourselves on its origins and have a good time Black tradition! From holistic dwelling to breaking world information, we wish to spend at this time celebrating the affect Black individuals have made within the Well being + Wellness trade.

<h2> Tanya Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison

Founders of GirlTrek

GirlTrek encourages ladies to make use of strolling as a sensible first step to encourage wholesome dwelling, households, and communities. With practically 100,000 neighborhood walkers, GirlTrek is the most important public well being + self-care motion for Black ladies!

<h2> Ernestine “Ernie” Shepherd

World’s Oldest Performing Feminine BodyBuilder (by Guinness World Data)

On the age of 56, Ernestine vowed to get in form when she seemed within the mirror whereas buying together with her sister and did not like what she noticed. Since that day, she has turn out to be a private coach, an expert mannequin, a aggressive bodybuilder and is happier and extra fulfilled than she’s ever been in her life. In 2010, Guinness World Data gave her the title of World’s Oldest Performing Feminine BodyBuilder.

<h2> Sariane Leigh

“Anacostia Yogi”

Sariane Leigh is a Washington, DC wellness activist and part of a motion to enhance the well being of residents within the predominantly Black, largely underserved southeast part of the town. She promotes wholesome consuming, advocates for meditation and teaches her signature Soulful Move courses to introduce residents to the therapeutic and meditative energy of yoga.

<H2> Aaron Warwick, Greg Wilson + Dante Wade

Co-Founders of the app Elevate

These three males created an app that serves as a private information to psychological, bodily, and emotional success. Elevate is designed to encourage customers to manifest into their finest selves

<h2> Darian Corridor and Elisa Shankle

Co-Founders of HealHaus

Darian and Elisa based HealHaus with the intentions to mix numerous therapeutic modalities and practitioners underneath one roof and supply individuals with an inclusive area centered on holistic well being and wellness. The Brooklyn based mostly firm is dedicated to constructing a group that's devoted to altering the stigma hooked up to therapeutic.

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