May 20, 8:30am - 10:00am CDT. Hosted at LIFE HTX
About the speaker
DEFINE body & mind was developed by founder and Houston native Henry Richardson in 2009.
After a successful career as a Texas State Champion, a USA National champion, and a 10 time All-American springboard and platform diver, Henry moved to New York City where he joined Teach For America educating 6th grade children in the South Bronx. As a teacher, Henry was surprised that his old injuries from diving were still causing discomfort and by the end of his first year teaching, this was severely affecting his ability to enjoy his work.
Henry began taking Pilates/Yoga/hybrid classes, and within six months, he taught his very first class, and within one year, was helping open studios across the country. In 2007, he moved back to Houston to earn his MBA at Rice University.
Combining his business learnings and his desire to help people transform their body & mind, Henry opened DEFINE body & mind in 2009.
DEFINE body & mind’s mission is to educate people on how to become their absolute best, and believe that physical strength, length and balance impact both states of mind and being. DEFINE offers several classes under one roof for this exact purpose including highly customized and unique barre (body), yoga, indoor cycling (rev), trampoline (bounce), hammock (mind) and meditation classes.
In the past seven years, DEFINE has grown to include four core Houston locations and twelve franchises all over the country. DEFINE will be open-ing in Dubai, May 2016, along with many more studios opening soon.
In 2015, Henry added his newest program DEFINE life. With a motto of Health. Passion. Purpose., the DEFINE life program encompasses all elements of the DEFINE brand to help clients become their absolute personal best. The goal in this program is to give students an opportunity to physically, mentally and spiritually discover their optimal self.
Henry has an undergraduate degree in Business and Education from the University of Florida. A Masters in Business Administration from Rice University. He is a certified Integrative Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Health. He is a LEED AP, a certified Yoga Instructor, as well as a certified MBTI specialist.
In 2013, Henry was the recipient of The Momentum Award benefiting his philanthropic work with Habitat for Humanity. In August of 2016, Henry is leading a group of DEFINE life students for a Habitat for Humanity project in Argentina.
Life is special. Have your event at a space that reflects you.
n 2015, Henry added his newest program DEFINE life. With a motto of Health. Passion. Purpose., the DEFINE life program encompasses all elements of the DEFINE brand to help clients become their absolute personal best. The goal in this program is to give students an opportunity to physically, mentally and spiritually discover their optimal self.
Puppies for Breakfast is a morning dog festival that works to bring everything “dog” to one place for a few hours. The event takes place on Saturday, May 21st from 10am – 2pm at Market Square Park in Downtown Houston.
From the creative minds at Neue Creative and Modular Dog, this festival provides a time for your dog to come play, surrounded by music from DJ Illset and many of Houston’s dog industry vendors, businesses, and creatives. Come hungry and eat from a few of Houston’s awesome breakfast trucks as well as Nikko Nikko’s who will be serving up mimosas all morning. More details can be found at www.puppiesforbreakfast.com
A special Puppies for Breakfast taco cart (filled breakfast tacos) has been created to promote the fest and will be serving up tasty tacos for our upcoming May 20th event.
Free Valet Parking provided by DEFINE body & mind.