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Cosmic kids yoga
Creator and founder
Martin and his wife Jaime created Cosmic Kids in 2012 to encourage yoga and mindfulness in kids. Their YouTube channel has since had 15 million views, and is used in classrooms and homes all over the world. Previously Martin was Inventing Director at innovation consultancy ?What If!. He wrote ‘The Idea in You – How to Find it Build it and Change your life’ – a recent Amazon business bestseller published by Penguin.
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