Creating a Community with the START Movement

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It is hard to imagine Kalistah Shaw as anything but the picture of health and wellness. Radiating confidence, the passionate START member and successful model found her path with Isagenix® after a period of burning the candle at both ends had left her feeling lethargic, bloated and lacking direction.

Unhappy with the reflection looking back at her in the mirror, Kalistah’s confidence had reached a low point. “I wasn’t sure where I was going in life,” she shares. “Combined with my dissatisfaction with my physical appearance meant I felt even more confused about myself and what I wanted to do with my life.”

Eager for change, Kalistah was introduced to Isagenix by a friend although this wasn’t the first time she had heard of Isagenix. “I had been approached by about six different people before I said ‘yes’,” she laughs. “Looking back, I was quite close minded and ignorant and the only reason I said ‘yes’ the seventh time was because my self-esteem was suffering and I thought getting my health back on track would help everything else fall into place.”

Throughout the first 30 days of using the Isagenix System, Kalistah’s skepticism was slowly replaced by excited disbelief. “My first 30 days were mind-blowing!” she says excitedly. “I had lost those pesky few kilograms I was holding onto and noticed a dramatic change in my energy and how I managed stress. The bloating was gone and I was beginning to feel great again.”

Although becoming a product of the product, it took Kalistah nine months before she began considering the business-side of Isagenix. “It happened organically, I received a lot of enquiries about what I was using to keep fit and healthy,” she shares. “I slowly began to delve into the business and it has been the most incredible journey.”

Now 2 Star Golden Circle, 1 Star Crystal Executive, Kalistah has proudly linked arms with the START community and is solidifying her future with Isagenix. “Earning a spot to IsaDerby early on in my journey really helped me to set goals and push myself physically and mentally,” she says. “Having the opportunity to speak on stage and inspire others and watching my team grow and be a catalyst for change is what drives me.”

Living out the core values of Isagenix, Kalistah’s goal is to foster a true sense of community between her team and other teams. “This year, my crew has worked with 1 Star Golden Circle, Crystal Executive, Natalie Drenovac’s crew and I think it’s not often heard of to see different teams combining forces,” she says. “We work really well together and have noticed a higher increase in positivity and the team culture is stronger than ever!”

Now in the driver’s seat of her life, Kalistah continues to share the gift of health and wellness with others. “For many people, their ‘why’ can be a multi-layer situation,” she says. “Sometimes we get so focused on finding the big, grandiose ‘why’ that we allow that lack of direction to stop us from moving forward and I work to help people set realistic goals and love the entire process, even when the process doesn’t seem like it makes sense yet.”

“START is the catalyst for change in millennials,” she says. “It’s a welcoming community of young people who truly understand the power of residual income and exponential growth. I am excited about creating more leaders and fostering change and fulfilling my own dreams – ‘a bikini a day’ is definitely on my bucket list and I’m working towards my goals every day thanks to Isagenix.”

*Weight-loss results depicted here should not be construed as typical or average. In a study performed in 2012 by University at Chicago researchers, subjects lost an average of 4.1 kg with an average of 0.9 kg of the loss from visceral fat after 30 days on an Isagenix System. The subjects also had a greater level of adherence and had more consistent weight loss from week to week compared to subjects on a traditional diet. Always consult your GP before making any dietary changes or starting any nutrition, weight-loss or exercise program.