An Interview with Yogi Kevion Devanté

An Interview with Yogi Kevion Devanté

"Yoga is consciousness, the union of mind, body and soul," said Mississippi native and yogi Kevion Devanté. Kevion is an artist skilled in many areas. He is a photographer, model and musician. He also loves yoga. Yoga is Kevion's favorite. "I started practicing yoga after years of marching in high school and college bands initially for body and mind rehabilitation purposes," said Kevion. "It was my way of keeping my vehicle refurbished, balanced and aligned." A study abroad trip to Asia allowed Kevion to start and cultivate his own unique yogic flow by incorporating other learned asanas and martial arts techniques....Read More
Self-Love Advocate Katie Winnen

Self-Love Advocate Katie Winnen

I found Katie Winnen in TSC Bloggers and Business Babes on Facebook, a group dedicated solely to female entrepreneurs who celebrates each other's successes. Katie is a self-love advocate from the San Francisco Bay Area who works with women to work past insecurity, poor body image, doubt and shame. Her ultimate goal is to allow these women gain self-confidence and self-love. When Katie was only eight-years-old, she struggled with body image. She even made it her new year's resolution to lose weight. "That just goes to show that from a young age I thought being thinner was the main goal....Read More
Breast Cancer Survivor Gabrielle Curb

Breast Cancer Survivor Gabrielle Curb

She's a lover of all things fashion and beauty and has the most uplifting and radiant personality. She's also a 27-year-old breast cancer survivor. Her name is Gabrielle Curb. A few weeks ago when I returned to work, I wanted my first story back to be a feature of a breast cancer survivor in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I had been following Gabrielle's story on Facebook for about two years. Throughout her entire journey, I watched how she exuded so much confidence. We had about an hour conversation over the phone. Full of smiles, laughter and a few...Read More
Yenory Pouncil : iAmHealthyFit Part 2

Yenory Pouncil : iAmHealthyFit Part 2

Follow my blog with Bloglovin iAmHealthyFit is a community that empowers Women of Color to live happy and healthy. In part two of Yenory Pouncil's interview, she shared some of her favorite exercises, advice on individuals just starting out, and her greatest achievements. Yenory's favorite exercises... I love compound exercises. They work different muscle groups at the same time, and they are awesome if you are short in time. They are also perfect for working out at the office. Compound exercises help you build more muscle and burn more calories. Yenory shared 3 compound exercises you should try on her...Read More
Yenory Pouncil: iAmHealthyFit Part 1

Yenory Pouncil: iAmHealthyFit Part 1

It has been almost seven years since Yenory Pouncil began her healthy living journey. She is a proud Garifuna Afro-Latina originally from Honduras, but now resides in Washington, D.C. Yenory started a website titled iAmHealthyFit after four of her friends wanted to workout with her after work. They would meet at a park in New York City and exercise together. On Yenory's website, she stated, "Not only did we support each other, we also pushed each other when we lacked motivation." iAmHealthyFit is a space created for Women of Color that can learn that living healthier and happier is attainable,...Read More
Brie Bradshaw: On Organic Living, Life, Love, and Relationships

Brie Bradshaw: On Organic Living, Life, Love, and Relationships

24-year-old Brie Bradshaw from Central Illinois told Fioreme about what her life has been like marrying young, being a dōTERRA wellness advocate, coffee barista, and her experience of living an organic lifestyle. Brie's website,  My Organic Adventure is based on living an "organic focused life with relationships, gatherings, following Jesus, and just simply being a twenty something young couple finding our way in this big adventure of life." Brie began her organic adventure in 2013 when she started using essential oils that led her to look at all aspects of her health. On her website she stated, "I started reading...Read More
Ama Kuroki : A Journey of Self-Discovery

Ama Kuroki : A Journey of Self-Discovery

  Ashley Watts was born and raised in South Central Los Angeles from a mother who was Mississippi nurtured. She was raised in a single parent home, and was later raised by her grandparents. "My dad's dad pretty much played the dad role, and my grandma gave me wisdom that my mom just couldn't pass down. So for a while, I considered my grandparents my parents due to both of my parents insensitive methods of parenting," Ashley said. A few years ago, Ashley decided to rename herself Ama Kuroki while on her journey to self-discovery. "Ama comes from West Africa, meaning girl...Read More