#5 GALAHAD CLARK - Vivobarefoot Co-Founder & CEO, on happy feet, combining ancient wisdom with modern technology and belief in what you do.

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Galahad is a 7th generation shoemaker. As a teenager, he spent summer holidays on various shoe production lines in Europe and Asia learning the family’s trade. After finishing school, he went to America on a Morehead scholarship to study Chinese and Anthropology. While there he founded Students 4 Students International an organisation created to help disadvantaged students in Africa go to the best secondary schools and onto university. In 2003, lured by the Wu Tang Clan wearing Wallabees, Galahad started his first shoe project: “Wu Shoes”. From there he went on to launch United Nude (high end architectural shoes), Worn Again (a closed loop green technology business) and Vivobarefoot (@vivobarefoot), where he now focuses his energies.

WE TALK ABOUT

Finding inspiration through travel /// Combining ancient wisdom with modern technology /// being on the verge of bankruptcy /// The science of ‘barefoot’ /// The link between feet and brain vitality /// Remaining enthusiastic in the face of failure /// Our link to nature /// How wearing bad shoes can be paralleled to smoking cigarettes /// How belief can keep you going

SHOW NOTES

Quotes and references can all be found at www.honestlyunbalanced.com

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THE HOSTS

@adamhusler - Drawing from a variety of lives lived off the mat, Adam Husler brings a unique perspective to those who seek more from yoga than making pretty shapes. He offers creative, effective and clearly-sequenced teachings that focus on balancing flexibility and strength; physically and mentally. Educated by globally renown teachers, including Jason Crandell and Michael Stone, Adam specialises in a signature style of Alignment-Based Vinyasa— fuelled by a fascination with anatomy and a desire to ask ‘why?’.

Based in London, Adam teaches a robust schedule in one of the worlds top yoga studios, Triyoga, and world leading gym, Equinox. On top of this, Adam leads workshops, trainings and teaches festivals continuously around the world, leaving him with thousands of teaching hours under his belt and plenty of appearances in national and international media.

@iamhollyhusler - From belting out original pop tunes at the London O2 stage to 20,000 people, whilst supporting Westlife, to singing healing mantras and playing magical instruments, to seas of sleeping yogis, at events and studios across the globe; Holly’s journey has led to a deep desire to help people find conscious connection and their own inner peace.

The Huslers have launched a new online platform for yoga classes, sound journeys, meditations and more. Explore at thehuslers.com

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