From Ashram to Manhattan

From Ashram to Manhattan

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We hear it all the time from diet food and athletic clothing brands: if you want to lose weight, just have more discipline over your eating and exercise. Jena La Flamme, founder of Pleasurable Weight Loss, is out to shift that paradigm for women–from beating themselves up for not having “control” over their bodies to learning to love their bodies and getting to the root of their emotional eating.

Jena started Pleasurable Weight Loss as the result of her own struggles with weight. At the tender age of 19, Jena moved to India, where she lived in ashrams, meditated and did the work on finding herself. Yet she still struggled with her weight and her emotional eating, until she figured out what was behind it…

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Martin Cogburn, ONTRAPORT's Senior Content Strategist, cherishes and strives to master the art of great storytelling. Originally from Frankfurt, the German native attended UCSB after growing up in the Santa Barbara area. Martin wears multiple hats in his role at ONTRAPORT: story producer, blog author, scriptwriter, and content curator -- all of which get his creative juices flowing. On top of that, he's an avid film enthusiast. Name any movie and there's a pretty good chance Martin can tell you all about it.