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Acclaimed yoga teacher Shiva Rea uses movement to transform lives.
Blake Mycoskie is helping children in need around the world – one pair of TOMS Shoes at a time.
For world-champion snowboarder Hannah Teter, competition and compassion go hand in hand.
Apolo Ohno has used hard work, perseverance and cutting-edge training techniques to become one of the fastest skaters in the world.
Professional racecar driver Leilani Münter wants to save the planet, one race at a time.
Wallace J. Nichols wants everyone to know how closely the ocean’s health is tied to our own survival.
How social media strategist Gwen Bell stays plugged in – without getting overwhelmed.
Fashion model Lizzie Miller has thrived by simply being herself.
Living a healthy and sustainable life comes naturally to Ted Ning, which makes him well-suited to his job – promoting Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability to like-minded millions.
Pilates changed Brooke Siler’s body—and her life. Now, helping others transform themselves for the better has become her life’s work.
As a kid, John Garcia depended on a canine pal who always seemed to see the best in him. Today, he returns the favor by helping dogs deemed “unadoptable” become their best selves—and find loving, forever homes.
How two kindred spirits launched a Web phenomenon and found a work-life balance that works for them.
Personal experience led finance guru Jean Chatzky to discover the deep link between financial security and a healthy, happy life. Now she’s helping the rest of us make the connection.
Majora Carter left a promising artistic career to fight environmental injustice in the South Bronx.
Volleyball legend Gabrielle Reece blends fitness, family, fun – and an abiding mission: helping others embrace a healthier way of life.
Celebrity chef Nathan Lyon is a huge fan of clean, local food. He’s also a pro at cooking food that makes people delightfully, deliciously happy.
At 41, Dara Torres is one of the fastest swimmers in the world – and she’s set to become the only female swimmer from the United States to compete in four Olympic Games.