NURTURING A CULTURE OF LOVE
Lifestyle Asia|July 2021
ISABELLE DAZA proves that beauty comes from loving oneself and taking the time to unwind in the middle of an everchanging, hyper-driven world
KATHARINE ALAMARES

As a fitness enthusiast, Isabelle Daza is known to engage in high intensity workouts. Yet she knows these must be taken down a notch upon reaching motherhood. Since giving birth to sons Balthazar and Valentin with husband Adrien Semblat, she keeps her workout routine light and condensed.

“I have to be thinking of my children,” she shares. From reaching her goal of walking 8,000 steps a day, doing lightweights, pilates, to postnatal yoga, she never stops keeping fit, even when it is a slow journey.

What matters the most is she commits to it, all the while being hands-on with her family and work.

NEW STAGE IN LIFE

The life of the actress turned entrepreneur naturally changed when she became a parent. While she loves it, she admits it is a challenge, especially when the global pandemic happened.

“It's really difficult to be working at home and the school is at home. It was a struggle. Honestly, I almost went insane,” she reveals.

Fortunately, her toddlers busy themselves through the different science activities for children on YouTube. “I became his teacher slash mom,” Daza says about Balthazar whom the family fondly calls Baltie.

This was in the early days of the pandemic but when she gave birth to Valentin, she knows to make adjustments to their routine. “We really try to limit screen time so that's why we want to keep them stimulated by other things like playing outside, or reading a book or playing with toys,” she explains.

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