Real people, real power-houses, real Dynamos who inspire me and others around them.
I believe in the good of every person. We all influence each other more than we realize or recognize. That inspiration is empowering. When we share our stories, they can change our outlook, our personal dedication, and our perception of others. We’re all different, but we’re all on a journey we should celebrate. This is a collection of interviews I did with 38 people living up their one shot at life.
Dynamo: Anabel Capalbo – Anabel is an Ironman, a cancer survivor, a yoga teacher, and loves empowering others to find out how strong they are.
Dynamo: Preston Smith – Preston is a staff flow artist, he loves sharing his passion for movement, and hopes others find their true art.
Dynamo: Megan Harrod – Megan works as the PR officer for the U.S. Ski Team, she’s a world traveler, most recently India, and she moves mindfully in her journey.
Dynamo: Steve Fisher – Steve is a dad who takes raising his kids well seriously. He skateboards, he’s the example of staying active, and he inspires others. He doesn’t give up.
Dynamo: Tommy – Tommy is a health coach and a dad, he’s persistent, and he just rocked a huge goal of losing 55.4 pounds and gaining loads of muscle.
Dynamo: Cindy Allen – Cindy grew up in a trailer court eating McDonalds, now she runs a free summer lunch and activity program for kids. She loves to carry things, eat leafy greens, and wants people to find Jesus through her.
Dynamo: Nicholas – He is a rollerblader, excited about his goals, and wants to show his kids that he’s not giving up.
Dynamo: Jennifer – Jennifer is a runner, her goal is to live in the present, she’s a mother and inspiring friend, and she also happens to be blind.
Dynamo: Dan – Dan is a 6th degree black belt and a martial arts teacher with a vision of students who feel like they belong and they mean something. He’s not a quitter and he was born to make a difference.
Dynamo: Holly & Lindsey – Holly and Lindsey work from home, balance life between their babies and themselves, and know that staying active makes them more powerful.
Dynamo: Graylin – Graylin is an elementary school librarian, a yoga studio owner and teacher, and she believes in the power of practice.
Dynamo: Marco – Marco is a lifter and a spinner, dedicated to achieving goals, and passionate about inspiring others.
Dynamo: Kacey – Kacey is a busy mom who tries to be the example for her kids.
Dynamo: Becky – Becky is a waterfall seeker, an outdoors extraordinaire, a photographer, a mom, and has one of the coolest vibes I’ve encountered.
Dynamo: Nikhil – Nikhil loves to coach people to a healthier lifestyle as a hobby, he’s an tech engineer, and loves meditation like a drug.
Dynamo: Sara – Sara is a children’s book author, she squeezes in her workouts between taking care of kids, and she loves living in the Pacific Northwest.
Dynamo: Nancy – Nancy is a runner, a tennis player, an example for her kids, and believe the options are “what” activity, not “if” activity.
Dynamo: Jim – Jim is in his 50’s, he plays basketball weekly with other gray-haired guys, believes in movement as a stress-reliever, and that you’re never too old to do something.
Dynamo: Nessa – She’s a tattoo artist, has battled infertility, and found love for her body through her journey.
Dynamo: Sharon – Sharon is Canadian, she holds herself to an honour system, and she’s the next food blogger you want to follow.
Dynamo: John – He’s dedicated to his exercise goal, willing to work through any weather condition, and sincere in his love for family.
Dynamo: Shanti – A community builder, a creator of a national organization, and a baby hiker.
Dynamo: Morgan – She’s a yogi who sees health as a gift, fit as a lifestyle, and lives in the moments; sharing her journey on instagram and inspiring thousands.
Dynamo: Jim & Tonya – They’ve lost 138 pounds together, set small goals to achieve big ones, and are each other’s biggest cheerleader.
Dynamo: Thelma and Irvin – They are both in their 90’s, they both have bad hearts, and they still get out to walk whenever they can.
Dynamo: Dean – He’s lost 100 pounds, has an energy for life that is contagious, and isn’t afraid of food or hard work.
Dynamo: Kerri – She’s a personal trainer, a new mom, she loves working hard for her goals, and her clients are her biggest examples.
Dynamo: Amarylis – She believes in compassion, she’s a prenatal yoga instructor, and she leaves people energized and full of love.
Dynamo: Kalina – She is a world traveler with the ministries of health, she’s passionate about people, she loves challenge, and she’s a runner.
Dynamo: Shengzhen – She loves her family, she believes in hard work, and her Tai Chi is both beautiful and inspiring.
Dynamo: Sierra – She is real, she dances naked for the sake of body love, she’s a swim coach, and she’s the friend you want to have.
Dynamo: Dixie – She’s a grandma, she’s a runner, and she’s been running the track every day for 35 years.