A man who embodies the spirit of truth, authenticity and ingenuity. He lives his potential, embracing his unique gifts and shining his light to consciously create a better world. As an Agent of beauty and inspiration, he is a man admired by our founder, Jena Covello.
Meet our Agent man Manoj Dias. Manoj is an animated speaker, humble teacher and always a friend. Manoj was voted #1 meditation teacher to follow in 2022 in USA today, is the co-founder of Open, a modern meditation studio based in California, and a newly recognized author ( Still Together). Once tethered to a life of self-management, instead of self-awareness, he now intimately understands what it means to be healed from the inside out. Through mindfulness and meditation, Manoj has helped thousands of people around the world trade mania for pause, so that they may live fearlessly in honor of a happier and more meaningful life.
Name: Manoj Dias
Daily Uniform: Most Black, I’m either wearing District Vision, Acne Studios or Bode.
AM ritual: Meditate + Sunshine + Movement
PM wind down: Reading - Currently working my way through Who is Wellness For - Fariha Roison
Something that puts you in a good mood: Listening to D’Angelo - I found my smile again
Something that’s inspiring you at the moment: Having the tools to navigate emotions that have been difficult to experience in the past.
Best advice you’ve ever received: Everything changes - Suzuki Roshi
A wellness expert who has significantly helped you: No one instagram famous sadly, just a lot of Buddhist meditation teachers and therapists.
Favorite wellness/beauty treatment: Drink a lot of water and make time to smile.
Go-to stress remedy: A walk on the beach without any tech.
Supplements you can’t live without: Seed probiotics, very good.
Three things you’re really into right now: Solitude. NBA Finals and eating more vegetables.
Top three favorite online shops: SSENSE, District Vision and FarFetch
Go-to for inspiration: Books, old ones, classic ones. A Certain Smile - Francois Sagan is my current favorite.
Your ultimate indulgence: Malted vanilla milkshakes.