Desi Bartlett living with flow – Ep. 181

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“From World Traveler to Island Life: Desi Bartlett’s Journey to Success in Hawaii”

Welcome to another captivating episode of The Travel Wins! Today, we’re diving into the inspiring story of Desi Bartlett, a fitness and yoga expert whose journey has taken her around the globe, all while managing her businesses, family life, and residing in the picturesque paradise of Hawaii.

In this episode, Desi shares her remarkable insights on balancing the roles of a successful entrepreneur, a devoted wife, and a loving mother. Living in Hawaii has not only provided her with breathtaking scenery but has also unlocked new opportunities for her thriving businesses.

Desi’s journey is a testament to her unwavering positivity, and in our conversation, she delves into how motherhood led her to create a dedicated platform offering courses and support for pregnancy and postpartum needs. Her commitment to being present and giving back to her community shines through in everything she does.

Listening to Desi’s story is truly a pleasure, as she embodies authenticity and positivity. Her words remind us of the importance of surrounding ourselves with like-minded individuals who uplift and inspire us, just as Desi does.

Curious about what’s next for Desi? Keep an eye on her vibrant social media pages to discover where she’ll be teaching next, and stay tuned for some exciting announcements slated for early 2022. This episode is a captivating exploration of Desi Bartlett’s incredible journey, and you won’t want to miss it!

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ABOUT Desi Bartlett

Desi Bartlett M.S., CPT E-RYT, has been teaching health and wellness for over 25 years. She is a dynamic motivator and widely sought-after international presenter and spokesperson. Her innovative approach to teaching is to tap into one’s inner joy and let movement be an outer expression of that state. Originally from Chicago, she has earned a degree in Kinesiology, a minor in dance and her Master’s degree in Corporate Fitness. Desi holds advanced certifications in Yoga, Personal Training, Pre & Post Natal Fitness, and Group Fitness. She is also a continuing education provider through Yoga Alliance, the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the National Council for Personal Trainers. Desi has worked with several large companies, including Manduka, Gaiam, Equinox, Yogaworks, the US Navy, and Mattel.

Desi’s inspiring and unique classes have been featured on networks such as ABC, NBC, FOX, Univision, Hallmark, and Lifetime. Desi is passionate about communicating her message of the joy of movement with people all over the world, and her DVDs are distributed in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. She currently stars in 10 Yoga, Fitness, and Dance DVDs, including Better Belly Yoga, Latin Groove and Prenatal Yoga. She is a loving and empowering guide for women on Beachbody on Demand, with a full offering of pre and post-natal yoga practices. In addition to video work, she has a diverse background in many areas of Fitness & Yoga and has worked as a product director for Gaiam, the group fitness manager for Equinox Santa Monica, and most recently working in a dual role as executive and global ambassador for Manduka yoga.

In 2019 Desi co-created a round yoga mat with Manduka called the eko equa mat which comes in 2 designs, inspired by the moon. The mat is safe for mothers, babies, and families and had a wonderful endorsement by actress/activist/author, Alicia Silverstone. Desi also recently wrote a book with Human Kinetics titled, “Your Strong Sexy Pregnancy,” an informative and inspiring guide for pregnancy and beyond, which features a sweet quote from actress/author/entrepreneur Kate Hudson.

Desi has worked with several celebrities and enjoys sharing her work through social media outlets. Desi’s passion for all things related to health and wellness is reflected by the breadth of her resume. There is much more to come from Desi and her unique blend of inspiration and motivation!


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