Emily Samuel and Iris Salihagic: Innovating Fitness as Young Entrepreneurs

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In this episode, we welcome Emily Samuel and Iris Salihagic, two inspiring young entrepreneurs in the fitness industry. 

Emily recounts her transformative journey from her days in New York to becoming a fitness powerhouse in Texas, where she founded the innovative Booty Box fitness product. She shares candid stories about her path to sobriety, and how fitness became her saving grace. Emily’s story is a testament to the power of perseverance, creativity, and the drive to build a supportive community.

Iris offers an equally compelling and inspiring narrative, detailing her bold decision to leave her youth lifestyle in Germany to pursue a more fulfilling and health-focused life in Canada. Iris discusses the creation of the groundbreaking Movement Flow, and her latest venture, Movement Arts. She highlights how she turned her passion for fitness into a transformative movement that combines various disciplines to promote physical and mental well-being. Iris’s story showcases her resilience, innovative spirit, and dedication to creating inclusive fitness communities that empower individuals to achieve their full potential.

Together, Emily and Iris provide invaluable insights into the fitness industry, the challenges of entrepreneurship, and the profound impact of building strong, supportive communities. Tune in to hear their powerful stories of resilience, passion, and the unique paths that led them to where they are today.