As an activist and entrepreneur, Ariana has the firm belief that creativity and curiosity are the keys to good mental health. Spoke is a hip hop and spoken word meditation app and movement. It is on a mission to engage more young people in mindfulness practice, removing the ‘yogi’ principles to make meditation more accessible, interesting and engaging.
Spoke does this by understanding crucial mindfulness principles, then working alongside the world’s most talented music artists to create exceptional work. Ariana’s first company, Sweat & Sound, is a live music wellness experience company that enables guests to tap into senses most wouldn’t use in their day-to-day lives. These senses are core to our human existence – not using them is a key factor in increasing anxiety and depression rates.