Monthly Archives: February 2020

Grace Beverley

Grace Beverley

Fitness Influencer and Entrepreneur

Business-minded fitness guru, Grace Beverley built a loyal following online when documenting her fitness journey through workout and healthy recipe videos. Grace firstly founded B_ND to produce a range of expert led fitness equipment. After selling over 250,000 products within the first 2 years, the social media entrepreneur launched her second business TALA; an on-trend, affordable, high-performance activewear brand that is made from 92% up-cycled materials, with the aim to be made from 100% up-cycled materials – the core collection of TALA sold out within 20 minutes of its launch. Her most recent business venture is her fitness app Shreddy which is a one-stop shop for simple training and nutrition advice that is easy to follow. Subscribers can use the app as a fitness planner with real-time workouts and easy to follow gym based workouts and also access the recipe hub and weight tracker.

Grace is active in political discussions across all of her digital platforms, you’ll often find her speaking on panels about entrepreneurship and sustainable fashion and she recently appeared on BBC Politics Live to discuss abortion rights, veganism and Brexit. On top of this, Grace was also ranked as the 26th most influential online creator, a list compiled by the new influencer-intelligence platform CORQ, and named as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2020.

AJ Odudu

AJ Odudu

TV Presenter, Health & Fitness Expert and DJ

AJ is best known for The Voice and The Voice Kids UK, having been announced in 2019 as their Backstage Reporter – she’s now back again for the 2020 series. 2019 saw AJ embark on one of the toughest challenges of her life, filming Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins on Channel 4. She can also be seen on ITV’s Lorraine reporting on Showbiz, This Morning hosting fitness features, and BBC’s The One Show and won the most recent Celebrity Come Dine With Me, as well being part of the Celebrity First Dates Hotel line up for SU2C on Channel 4. Prior to this, AJ was known for co-hosting Big Brother’s Bit On The Side (Channel 5) and for presenting 4Music’s Trending Live.

AJ is a regular presenter on award winning Podcast series Boys Don’t Cry with Russell Kane. Her love of music has seen her report live from the Isle of Wight Festival alongside Jo Whiley and Zoe Ball for Sky Arts; hosted red carpet coverage at the MOBO Awards for MTV and ITV and fronted coverage of BBC Switch Live from the Hammersmith Apollo for BBC One.

A fitness fanatic, AJ is a qualified personal trainer and sports nutritionist and is currently part of The Evening Standard’s expert team of fitness Insiders. She has also fronted campaigns for Adidas; New Balance, Women’s Health, Speedo, Smart Water and many more. She is also the Fitness Ambassador for Superdrug nationwide. AJ is also a L’Oreal Ambassador and has worked with them on numerous campaigns with the brand, including the L’Oreal Paris True Match campaign in partnership with The Prince’s Trust.

And just to add another string to her now, AJ is a well-established live event host and DJ, having spun for Ibiza Rocks, Century Members Club and warmed up for world famous DJ, Oliver Heldens at Sushi Samba. Most recently, she has played for Adidas, New Look, EE Rising Star Party, Women’s Health Fashion night out and for Desperados at Boomtown Festival.

AJ & Curtis Pritchard

AJ & Curtis Pritchard

Professional Dancers, TV Personalities and Presenters

AJ began dancing aged 12 under the guidance of his father who was a former world champion level dancer and BBC ‘Come Dancing’ professional. AJ then went onto represent Great Britain around the world with his partner Chloe Hewitt. In 2013 the pair made it to the semi-finals of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and 2016 saw AJ joining the line-up of Strictly Come Dancing.

Curtis is a dancer and choreographer, known for his role as a professional in the Irish version of Dancing with The Stars. 2019 saw Curtis appear on Love Island, making it to the final. Most recently he appeared on the BBC show, The Greatest Dancer which aired from January 2020.

AJ kicked off his debut headline tour, supported by brother Curtis, in March 2020.