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Meet Celia Polyzou of Canyon Tribe in Benedict Canyon

Today we’d like to introduce you to Celia Polyzou.

Celia, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
Born & raised in a small town in Greece, moved to Los Angeles in 2012 to escape the economic crisis. After finishing my graduate studies at USC & UCLA, I decided to pursue a career in music business.

Four years later, after striving to maintain a healthy & contributive lifestyle, it was time to exit the corporate world. I managed to find peace of mind on my mat, guidance in my books, inspiration in my records, & sanity in my travels.

I decided that I wanted to share my passion for fitness & traveling & help people live a more conscious & balanced life. I created CANYON TRIBE after moving to Benedict Canyon with my tribe – my husband & our 4 kids.

Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
I struggled to find my own path. Now that I am here it is still a grind but I feel like everything is falling into place.

Please tell us about Canyon Tribe.
We provide authentic experiences through a collection of retreats worldwide & pop-up meditation sessions & conscious gatherings in unique locations around LA.

Our mission is to help people restore balance in mind, body & spirit, make their physical & mental health a priority, cultivate mindfulness & creativity, discover the transformative effects of traveling, connect with like-minded individuals & live a contributive life.

Our emphasis is on being authentic, rather than trying to fit in. At CANYON TRIBE we celebrate women as much as men, we enjoy meditation as much as a Rock’n’Roll concerts & we drink smoothies as much as we drink tequila. We are real.

Do you look back particularly fondly on any memories from childhood?
My first Walkman.

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Image Credit:
Lesley Castle

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