Mogami 最上 Wellness: Our Mission

Updated: Sep 3

Our mission is to empower individuals to achieve sustainable personal wellness lives centred around longveity.Mogami 最上 translates to "highest level".

Our mission was one of the first things that came to life at Mogami.


There were 3 main themes within our mission.


1. Empowerment

It was clear that empowerment was a keyword - not inspire but empower. This was a significant difference to me as "empowerment" means you are helping individuals "reclaim their own power".


At Mogami, we respect every individual by remembering they have it within themselves, and it is not our role to tell people what to do. Instead, our part is to provide the education and space that allows each individual to reclaim their well-being.


2. Sustainable personal wellness

"Sustainable personal wellness" was the second key term - we are all different, meaning what works best for you may not work for me. At Mogami, we do not believe in "short-term fixes", "crash diets", or the idea that "faster is always better". Our wellness approach focuses on four main concepts that use the individual as the starting point to create a personal well-being lifestyle that will work in the long-term and be sustainable.


3. Longevity

"Longevity" was the last piece of our mission. Mogami leans on our Japanese cultural roots - as a country with one of the world's highest longevity and healthy life expectancies, we believe that these wellness practices can benefit individuals from all over the world.


Does this align with you? Come join our growing Mogami community by subscribing to our newsletter and following our socials (@mogami_wellness) - ignite your well-being journey today.


Mogami's approach uses "you" as the ultimate foundation.

Japan, as a country known for its longevity, offer concepts that can empower your wellbeing today. At Mogami, we empower everyone to achieve their own best selves with this Japanese-rooted approach.


If you are curious to learn more about Ikigai & Japanese wellness:

  • Subscribe to Mogami's Newsletter that includes our "Ikigai Spotlight Series", where we interview Japanese individuals on their Ikigai. For a LIMITED time only, you can also gain access to our FREE Ikigai Guide

  • LEARN: My Ikigai deep-dive Skillshare Course (FREE 1-Month Trial with this link)

  • LEARN: Introduction to Japanese Calligraphy for Mindfulness (FREE 1-Month Trial with this link)


What area do you want to focus on to become your "greatest" self? Come join our growing Mogami community - ignite your best self-journey today.



About Me

Saori Okada is the Founder of Mogami (最上), a Japanese wellness brand headquartered in London (U.K.). Saori's work focuses on "Mogami's wellness puzzle", which includes five core Japanese wellness centred around longevity, authenticity, and mindfulness. Mogami works with individuals and companies to strengthen their company wellbeing from the inside out.


Saori received her B.S in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and her coaching training as a Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach from the Institute of Transformational Nutrition. Saori also holds her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI and is a 20-year student of Japanese calligraphy, given the calligraphy name Seisen (星洗). She is also the author of a narrative memoir titled "Until the Death of Me", where she bravely shares her eating disorder recovery journey. After a successful 7-year corporate career in media analytics in New York City and Toronto, Saori moved to London to start Mogami in August 2021.

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