“How is it that millions of women drive the purchasing decisions around health & fitness, yet there is not one place that brings all these smart social connections together?”
Healthcare, Wellness & Fitness
Stories of women entrepreneurs with businesses in the healthcare, wellness and fitness industries.
My idea of success is to be able to provide for myself and my husband financially, and to leave behind truly great work that significantly benefitted others.
Success for me is when, at the end of a gentle yoga class, the student has found bliss inside themselves.
Success to us is giving back to the community which is something we do every year, we help send 20 families of children with diabetes to a free family diabetes weekend.
After talking to different parents I saw that the need is a real one and I started a journey which is the most exiting one I ever had before.
My biggest challenge has been learning how to balance running a business, having a life and keeping myself healthy at the same time.
For me success means meeting your goal. Your goal may not meet or succeed someone else’s goal. Success is individualized and it’s value is found within the beholder.
Success is when you can pay the bills and go to bed happy – anything more is a bonus.
As a little girl, I was badly burned with hot scalding water all over my face, neck and chest. My grandmother, a nurse, began using an herbal remedy to heal my skin from the scarring from my accident.
We provide a rolling party along select routes run by Conductors – experienced urban cyclists – to harness the safety of riding in a group while kicking it up a notch by making the ride a fun social experience.
We saw an expansion of specialized fitness workouts but no place to catalogue the information. At our core, our concept is a comprehensive wellness resource.
Our mission is telling people what things cost in health care, a traditional mystery.
I’m a physician and I noticed I was using outdated 1980s pager technology and wasting about an hour a day trying to reach my colleagues to discuss critical patient care information.
Maria Paz Saenz: Centro de Investigacion y Atencion en Psicoterapia Latinoamericano — A Mental Health Institution in Peru
We always thought of building a mental health institution in which patients could feel the commitment of their therapists, where they felt accompanied and sheltered in their emotional growth process.
Because we can’t live life fully prepared, we sometimes just have to jump in with two feet and take the plunge. Sometimes it’s best just not to know what lies ahead.