Mind Body Soul & Stage

Emma Gyasi

Mind Body Soul & Stage hosted by Emma Gyasi is an insight into the lives of actors and performers with a focus on physical and mental health. Whether you’re a budding artist new to the creative industry or just a fan of some of the amazing guests, this podcast will give you a true insight into the life of a performer.Here we listen to first hand experiences from stage and screen actors on how they manage to look after their whole self in a creative and tumultuous industry. Stories of expectation versus real life from actors of all walks of life and training at the beginning of their careers to now. We will discuss what they have learned along the way to help them not only sustain their careers but more importantly their mental, physical & spiritual well being. read less
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Episodes

Mind Body Soul & Stage: Bizzimumzi
Nov 8 2023
Mind Body Soul & Stage: Bizzimumzi
"Ashley Verma – self-proclaimed “ always coffee-infused” – was born and raised in Moundsville, West Virginia. She began a professional Broadway career at just 19, performing on Broadway and around the globe. It was while performing that her fitness career began, teaching sold out classes and personal training the elite. Jumping the pond with her British husband, she launched her first fitness business Define London. Ashley’s fitness business was thriving pre-COVID-19, and she was the go to personal trainer for the likes of celebrities Jourdan Dunn, Pippa Middleton, Lorena Rae and Lisa Snowden" - bizzimumzi.comI really wanted to share Ashley's story as a lot of us creatives find it hard to manage and grow the business side of earning a living. I wanted to share a female story and how the competitiveness of the arts as influenced her in other areas of life including business. Many artists, dancers actors, singers have so many other talents and ideas its interesting to hear how others harness those related ideas and passions. Ashley has a zest for life and just an all round go for it attitude that is so encouraging. We also chat about the brutal and amazing auditioning process and how she dealt with that environment and managed to keep giving 1000%!Head to bizzimumzi.com, @bizzimumzi to see what Ashley does now following her amazing dance and Broadway career. She helps "Bizzi" mums all over to connect and share experiences of motherhood in all circumstances. There are also free workouts which guys can do too!@mindbodysoulstage