Shaun Leverett of “Body Art by Shaun” joined Alvin and DJ9D of Atlanta’s HEALTH RADIO to discuss how he went from the streets of Los Angeles to a career in fitness. Shaun shed light on what is was like as a kid to be drawn into a dead end lifestyle. He also talks about how a change of his environment saved his life and tells us why he thinks his outcome should be the norm for most of today’s youth.
In this episode KWC interviewed Shaun Leverett! He is a Certified Personal Trainer, widely recognized for his expertise in functional training, Muay Thai, and his commitment to developing and implementing innovative fitness training sessions. He achieved this by working in the Fitness Industry for over 25 years as a fitness trainer and motivational speaker.
But no, today’s episode is not about his career. Shaun has an amazing story to tell giving us an insight into his rough upbringing on the streets of Los Angeles talking about all the experiences he had growing up in his neighborhood, and how he rose above all that. Enjoy!
Shaun Leverett of “Body Art by Shaun” joined the FOX 11 podcast(OLYMPIC & BUNDY) crew to talk about his crazy and inspiring upbringing on the streets of Los Angeles, passion for changing lives through challenging individuals and all things fitness and life related.
1st ANNUAL FRANK D. LANTERMAN HEALTH FAIR
Body Art by Shaun participated in the 1st annual Frank D. Lanterman employee health fair. Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center is a private, non-profit corporation that operates under contract with California’s Department of Developmental Services. The Center serves over 9,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities, who have or are at risk for a developmental delay or disability, and who are at high-risk of parenting an infant with a disability. Lanterman offers lifelong services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Along with staff Body Art by Shaun held several fitness forums for about 250 employees . Body Art by Shaun raffled off “Body Art by Shaun” tank’s and tee’s and also donated more than $1500 in personal fitness services.
Team Building Fitness Class
Body Art by Shaun had the unique opportunity to do a boxing/ fitness class for corporate employees. Focusing on team building and helping employees create healthy lifestyles . Healthy employees are more productive, cuts down on health care costs, improves employee health behaviors, which decreases absenteism. This was a 90 minute course that included conditioning, stretching , endurance and boxing strategies. It also incorporated elements of Muay Thai kick boxing.