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- Starting at 10 Volunteer Hours -

- Starting at 10 Volunteer Hours -

Meet Colin Grant, Co-founder & CEO of The Pure Group

Experience
Dinner with Colin (11 June)
Hong Kong
43 days left to bid
Limited spaces available.

It will be held at 7:15-9:30pm on 11 June 2019.

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Minimum bid of 10 Volunteered Hours

Meet Colin, who started from a yoga studio with two teachers to now the wellness brand with Pure Yoga, Pure Fitness, Pure Apparel, nood food and MyPureYoga across 5 cities.

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Co-founded in 2002 by Colin, the Pure Group has grown from one yoga studio with two teachers in Hong Kong to over 30 locations with more than 2,000 staff and around 600 yoga and fitness classes a day across Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore and New York. Through the brands Pure Yoga, Pure Fitness, Pure Apparel, nood food and MyPureYoga, Pure Group now encompasses yoga, fitness, active wear and healthy eating as an integrated community dedicated to helping people lead a balanced 360˚ lifestyle.

Good health and athleticism have always been a part of Colin’s lifestyle. He used to play tennis semi-professionally and impressively ranked as the top seeded player in Hong Kong for over a decade, participating in various international tournaments such as the Davis Cup and Wimbledon.

Colin’s sporty side didn’t deter him from exploring his business savvy. At the tender age of 12, he was already an entrepreneur with his own tennis racket stringing business. He also founded a number of start-up ventures including movie rental chain Movieland in Hong Kong at the age of 18, Mr Bean Coffee in 1991, and launched highly successful revenue-generating kiosks throughout Hong Kong’s prime locations such as Central Plaza and World Trade Centre.

Whilst on a golf holiday in Whistler in the summer of 2001, Colin was rained off the greens and decided to take a yoga class for the first time. He instantly loved it, and after returning to Hong Kong embarked on opening his own studio with the help of friends Bruce Rockowitz, Almen Wong and his first yoga teacher from Whistler, Patrick Creelman. Six months later, Pure Yoga was born. He subsequently started Pure Fitness in 2003, launched Pure Apparel and nood food in 2013, and MyPureYoga.com in 2016.

Pure Group has grown into the undisputed leader in Asia’s wellness industry. Pure Yoga Langham Place in Mong Kok is currently one of the world’s largest yoga studios at 35,000 square-feet, as well as being one of the busiest with 1,400 check-ins per day. The company will realise further regional expansion with multiple new locations in cities including Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore.

Born in Nigeria to a British mother and a New Zealand father, Colin spent over three years in the Middle East before moving to Hong Kong at age 10.

Colin grant cofounder ceo the pure group profilephoto

Requirements

All volunteer hours must be completed during 1 December 2018 to 31 May 2019.

Cost per person is HK$150 (Full-time students aged 25 or below)/ HK$250 (General Participants) to support the running costs of our charity and our mission to make volunteerism mainstream.

Dinner will be held at 7:15-9:30pm on 11 June 2019.

Experience
Dinner with Colin (11 June)
Hong Kong
43 days left to bid
Limited spaces available.

It will be held at 7:15-9:30pm on 11 June 2019.

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Minimum bid of 10 Volunteered Hours

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