We had the good fortune of connecting with Bryan Kest and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Bryan, what’s the most important think you’ve done for your children?
Allowing my children to develop organically. For example, not indoctrinating them with ideas or philosophies. How to eat right What religion is right What grades they should get What sports or activities are right I don’t even tell them “no” unless their safety is in jeopardy Basically not laying my shit on them. Empowering them to come to their own conclusions etc… Also, giving love and both physical and verbal affection at every opportunity. Building their confidence by allowing them to see they are worthy of LOVE.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I started donation-based yoga, and I am happy to give an example on how a business can thrive by “giving” instead of “taking”. It was easy in the sense that I was just following my joy and passion. Yet, there will always be hurdles and obstacles — it’s just part of the journey! I discovered that it’s true that if you “give”, it will be “given” back 10 fold:))).

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Los Angeles offers more than any other city on earth. So, let’s start with a morning hike in the Santa Monica mountains at Red Rock park in Topanga, then let’s head to Korea Town for a soak in some natural hot springs and a body scrub at Beverly Hot Springs and dinner at Sushi King in Santa Monica.

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My dad

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