Personal trainer, financial coach, group instructor, influencer, and wellness advocate. She grew up in the Bronx, NY, and went on to play basketball for Christ the King Regional High School in Queens, NY. She then attended New York University, and graduated with a degree in communication sciences, with the goal and passion of connecting with… Read More
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Melissa Ruiz is no stranger to the stage. From community theatre and competitive dance to first runner-up at Miss New Jersey and, most recently, the TEDx stage, Melissa knows the value of connecting with an audience. She has her Master’s in Social Work from Rutgers University and worked in higher education for almost 10 years… Read More
Alaskan born and Brooklyn based, Hannah is a painter and printmaker whose work explores issues around the body and the environment. Through a mix of classical figure painting and illustration, she creates layered narratives packed with personal symbolism inspired by her childhood in Alaska. Hannah received an MFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY in… Read More