With a desire to give back for all the fortune in her life 321Empower founder Ramona Braganza began her charity. Reaching out to her celebrity clients to build awareness, Zoe Saldana was the first to lend her support by appearing in the Hollywood Reporter with her trainer.
This Celeb Trainer Turns Rescued Sex Trafficking Survivors Into Empowered Fitness Instructors
Celeb trainer Ramona Braganza has spent almost the entirety of her adult life serving other people and putting her clients before herself — and as such, has made some sacrifices in her personal life. Thanks to dedication to her career and clients like Jessica Alba, Halle Berry, Kate Beckinsale, Anne Hathaway, Dakota Johnson, Scarlett Johansson, Zac Efron, and Ryan Reynolds, "I don't have a family," Braganza told POPSUGAR. "I was on the road with Jessica Alba for 12 years."
Yahoo Lifestyle August 13, 2018
Falkland Road, Mumbai, India’s notorious red light district that dates back to British colonial times, has for decades both fascinated and horrified journalists, photographers, writers, travelers, and citizens. But no amount of prior knowledge could have prepared celebrity fitness trainer Ramona Braganza for the harsh reality of the crowded, narrow street, lined with wooden cages teeming with prostitutes of all ages, many of them mere girls.
Braganza, a former cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders, who has also trained scores of celebrities — including Dakota Johnson, Jessica Alba, Ashlee Simpson-Ross, and Halle Berry — is of Indian descent, and when she turned 50 in 2013, she was looking for a way to “give back” through what comes most naturally to her: fitness. READ MORE
From Brockville To Hollywood & Beyond Fundrasier
February 2018 - Ontario, Canada
321 Empower launched its first fundraising event in Brockville Ontario, Ramona’s home town to a crowd of wellness enthusiasts who signed up to learn how to improve their own health while supporting 321 Empower’s mission. With guest appearances by New York City chef Maureen Brice, Yoga instructor Daniel De Luis and CTV news host Lianne Laing the event was a great success that raised $4000 towards projects in India while raising awareness to the local problem in Leeds in Grenville
Fitness, Foods, Financial Freedom
February 2019 - Huntington Beach, USA
An energetic launch in Huntington Beach California of 321 Empower was attended by a crowd of over 50 eager supporters that included former NFL cheerleaders the LA Raiderette’s and sponsors that came from as far away as Canada. After an informative opening keynote by Dr Sandra Morgan head of the Vanguard University’s Global Center for Justice who brought awareness to the growing and dangerous problem of sex trafficking in Orange county, Actress Dania Ramirez urged the audience to take action and support the cause. Guests were then treated to information in finance and foods and later kicked punched and danced their way through workouts by Celebrity Trainers Billy Blanks and Milo Level who helped raise over $4000 for the cause.
ramona & billy
Wellness of East Meets West
June 2019 - Vancouver, Canada
With roots in India founder Ramona Braganza treated the Vancouver attendees of her recent Canadian fundraiser to an afternoon presentation with Ayurveda Dr Talavane Krishna along side Wellness Coach Ror Alexander and Jasen Masek. (Ror please adjust the titles of both of you) in a private gathering.
Over 30 attendees were treated to a tasty lunch by Celebrity Chef Vikram Vij , listened to the educational talks, mingled and shared information while raising over $1000 towards 321 Empower
dr. talavane krishna
ror alexander, and jasen masek
ramona and her Canadian board team