Welcome to She Leads Podcast Season 6, Episode 1! This episode of She Leads Podcast features Althea Lawton-Thompson founder of Aerobics, Yoga, & More. Althea Lawton-Thompson is an Author, Wellness Advocate, and World Traveler who leads her life like the Boss she is.
To hear Althea’s leadership journey, check out her interview as she shares her life story with us! Learn about Althea’s childhood and how she evolved into the LeadHer she is today, the turning point that changed her life and her direction, and how she recognized a weakness she has then figured out how to work around it.
Althea lives by her trademarked tagline, Living Life Limitlessly™. A former corporate executive, this serial entrepreneur is the President of Aerobics, Yoga & More™, an Atlanta-based corporate wellness company; co-founder of the online stock photo company, DiversityPhotos.com; and a founding partner of the business consulting firm, Consultuoso. Her fiction novel, Losing Control, and entrepreneur how-to book, Twenty, are both available in paperback and ebook on Amazon and in the Kindle store, and her album, Guided Meditation with Althea, topped Amazon’s Bestsellers list. As a 24-year certified fitness expert, Reiki Master, Yoga and meditation guide, and NOLScertified outdoor leader, Althea has led 17 wellness retreats to Bali, Costa Rica, South Africa, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Grand Canyon, and the Georgia mountains.
Before starting her Atlanta-based business ventures, Althea designed the youth fitness program for Johns Hopkins Hospital pediatric center, created the postnatal wellness program for Sinai Hospital’s obstetrics department in Baltimore, and led the Healthy Living exercise program for 13 Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers in Atlanta. As a media personality, she hosted the Altheatized cable fitness show, was the weekly wellness expert on an NPR radio show, and was the weekend fitness reporter for WBAL Channel 11 news in Maryland. Althea has been highlighted in magazines including Mantra Yoga + Health, Best Self, Essence, Parenting, Upscale, and Oxygen.
In her spare time, Althea volunteers with many community organizations and has served on the board of several non-profits. During her three-year tenure as the President of the non-profit Gwinnett Pearls of Service Foundation Inc., she and her board doubled the organization’s scholarship giving to provide more than $170,000 in scholarships in one year alone.
Althea has been married to her college sweetheart, Maurice Thompson, for twenty-four years and they are the proud parents of two sons, Maurice III and Malik. Her key to balancing family, business and life is daily early-morning meditation, spending time in nature, and travel.
Contact Althea @ 678-774-YOGA (9642)
Althea’s Site: AltheaLawtonThompson.com
Youtube: Living Life Limitlessly with Althea
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