We had the good fortune of connecting with Seve Mangrum and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Seve, is there something you can share with us that those outside of the industry might not be aware of?
The majority of the fitness and health industry is geared towards unrealistic standards and doesnt take account the importance of a holistic approach to true wellness.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
My business is “a way of being, “a lifestyle”, and “invitation” to lean into ones full potential by creating vitality through a framework of holistic health practices. The thing I am most excited about is my movement meditation practice, ‘WrKeN’ that was created through the influence and background in dance, martial arts, healing arts, and the love to be able to feel.
It took walking an alternative path at a young age and working through the ranks within the corporate health and wellness setting to have the courage, education, network and boldness to go out on my own. It was not easy but most things that are worth it in life, are not. I overcame all the challenges in business by continuing to invest in my mental, emotion, physical and spiritual health to break through limiting beliefs that denied me from past evolution. I have learned that balancing masculine ‘doing’ energy with feminine ‘being’ energy is the recipe for success.
I want the world to know, what I am creating is what is needed deeply in a time of chaos, fear, stress, and pain. We live in an overly stimulated, worked-out, mentally drained existence. I am here to be a steward of change that brings harmony, peace, consciousness and health to those who are ready for it.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
If someone was coming to visit, I would take them on a quick cruise through Venice to see and feel the energetic and quirky way of this area. Then I would take them up to Topanga for a beautiful ‘journey’ hike through the Santa Monica mountains followed up by La Chingona Tacos and then catching the sunset. Then scoot up to Ojai to Light and Space Yoga and cruise through to the hot springs for a night of soaking under the stars.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
To be honest the person that deserves the biggest shout out are all the pioneers who have walked before me with arrows in their backs because they were criticized, bullied and ignored for a different way of thinking. Far to many people follow the trends, news and mainstream narrative around any subject.
My parents gave me permission to think for myself and discern what actually felt “dream-affirmative” as opposed to logically or intellectually correct.
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