Before There was Lululemon, There was Annie Appleby
August 7, 2013
Hosted by Jeff Bogart
Do you dig how you look doing your downward dog? Well, thank Annie Appleby for your rockin’ yoga look. That’s right. Before Lululemon and Yoga Force, there was Annie Appleby. She single-handedly revolutionized the yoga garment industry. As a yogi back in the 80’s, Annie was frustrated by the lack of stylish, comfortable yoga clothes available in department stores. Her solution? To found her own company: Yoga Force. Founded in 1995, Annie’s clothing and her patented A-Line Mat have been carried by more than 350 retailers worldwide. She’s also credited for dressing Dharma of “Dharma and Greg” and Helen Hunt in “Mad About You”. Always evolving, Annie has just partnered in recent days with Vermont-based Carved Solutions to create an eco-friendly line of luxury products designed to indulge the senses and let you linger in the moment. Don’t miss hearing this compelling story of going from “rags” to yoga couture.
The Yoga of Money
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The Yoga of Money is a road map to achieving financial independence and living in abundance through yoga’s timeless teachings. Mindfulness is truly the first step in mastering money management. With mindfulness, you use money. Money doesn’t use you. Our money life, like yoga, is a journey or path. Using the Life Planning process, Jeff Bogart helps put his clients on a critical path, a vision quest of their future without the burdens of worrying about money! Bogart offers time-tested advice about growing wealth the smart way, the yoga way. The Yoga of Money offers compelling content, and the guest list includes well-known and inspiring people from the yoga community. Many guests relay how yoga has given them a new life path and how they discovered that yoga could provide them with an abundant lifestyle.
Jeff Bogart has been helping people with their investment and life planning issues for over 25 years. At the beginning of 2012, he tied together his wealth management expertise and his passion for yoga to form Yogic Investing, the union of yoga, wealth, abundance, and money. He knows that developing a healthy relationship with money requires discipline and focus, just like the yoga we practice. In fact, he is one of a select few financial advisors in our country who fully understands the connections between yoga, money, wealth, and abundance. Throughout his formidable career, Bogart’s remained committed to helping people nurture their relationship with money and grow their wealth. He has appeared in The Wall Street Journal and has been a speaker at several Midwest yoga festivals. He also writes Money Oasis, a monthly newsletter which bridges the gap between the spiritual and material world. Bogart lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio with his wife, Antje, and their two Belgian Sheepdogs. One of his Belgian sheepdogs, Carlos Santana, participates in Therapy Dog programs at local hospitals, nursing homes, and children’s reading programs.