Katzie Guy-Hamilton - Ms. Katzie Guy-Hamilton is the Food and Beverage Director at Equinox. Prior to that she was Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage at Max Brenner International Inc. where she oversaw menu development for all Max Brenner locations as well as the ideation and rollout of sweets, pastries, desserts and beverages for new and existing Chocolate Bars. Ms. Guy-Hamilton has shaped the pastry menus of some of New York City's most celebrated hotels, including the historic Grand Hyatt New York, where she served as an Executive Pastry Chef and the trendsetting Ace Hotel, where she developed the pastry program. Ms. Guy-Hamilton launched her career at Wolfgang Puck's Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills, where she trained for four years under esteemed pastry chef, Sherry Yard. She serves as Co-Chairman of Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brother's annual October Ball. She is the recipient of Outstanding Alumni of the Year in 2011. Ms. Guy-Hamilton's talents earned her a spot on Season 2 of "Top Chef: Just Desserts" in 2011. Ms. Guy-Hamilton is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute.
Maria Chelko - MRB Chelko is the recipient of a 2013 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship for Manhattations. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including: AGNI Online; Forklift, Ohio; Indiana Review; PANK; and Poetry International. Her chapbooks are The World after Czeslaw Milosz (Dream Horse Press, 2012) and What to Tell the Sleeping Babies (sunnyoutside, 2010). Chelko holds an MFA in Poetry from The University of New Hampshire. She lives in Central Harlem.
Julien Andrieu - Julien is a dynamic spiritual guide and gifted energy healer, with an inherited talent of deep and profound healing abilities. He was mentored by his grandfather, a 5th generation energy healer, to refine his craft on an extraordinary level.
Jessica Rapp - Jessica is a New York City-based yoga instructor passionate about helping others of all ages and abilities maximize their potential for overall health and wellness through the practice of Yoga. Jessica completed her 200-hour RYT teacher training at Yoga Vida and went on to complete an advanced mentorship with Kat Fowler at Pure Yoga. Jessica's classes combine creative vinyasa sequencing with a focus on alignment and breath. Jessica sees yoga as a toolbox to improve daily life physically, emotionally, and spiritually on and off the mat and is excited to share these tools with others.