113: Starting a Fitness Business While Staying True to Yourself

Chavonne Hodges is an NYC-bred Advertising professional by day and certified AFAA Group Fitness Instructor/ entrepreneur by night. Diagnosed with an anxiety disorder in college, Chavonne started exercising to combat her mental health disorder. As a co-creator and instructor of TrapAerobics, Chavonne strongly believes in the transformative powers of trap music and exercise.
Her love of music, fitness, and natural, good vibes inspired by her to start GrillzandGranola, her fitness/lifestyle brand, which has worked with various creative collectives, non-profits and companies like Facebook NY and Tumblr.

This episode is particularly interesting if you are starting your own fitness company and you aren’t quite sure how to go about it.
Female entrepreneurs who love something special and different, this is for you.
Building a personal brand relies on you being you.
Go do it!

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