REFRESH

June 22-24

Instagram Live

 

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3 days of fun, inspiring and enriching content for everyone, to start conversations and build a thriving community.

20-30 min. sessions on Instagram Live, showcasing artists, creatives, and entrepreneurs.  

Welcome to the first of our REFRESH series,  featuring enriching, immersive talks and experiential content ranging from meditations and desk yoga, chef demos, studio visits with artists and craftsmen, to business and sustainability workshops, created to foster exchange of knowledge and ideas, and to inspire. 

JUNE 22

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Andrea Brook

Yoga refresh meditation with Andrea Brook

Andrea Brook

Andrea Brook is a Transformational Life Catalyst. As physically dynamic as she is creative, her energy knows no bounds as she continuously seeks out opportunities to engage her audiences and students in innovative and exciting ways. An installation artist, musician, dancer, writer, director, and yoga teacher/life catalyst, Andrea's goal in all aspects of her work is to inspire one to believe in oneself. Andrea creates customized yoga practices for individuals and groups to consciously, physically, and energetically put one's intentions into motion. Her private lessons, classes, workshops, and retreats are designed to reconnect you to your own wisdom and to give you the tools to live the life you were born to live.
@sonicbutterfly_andreabrook

1o am PST

@sonicbutterfly_andreabrook

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Shiva Rose

Discusses Whole Beauty and wellness rituals

Shiva Rose

Raised to bohemian parents in the countryside of Iran until forced by the revolution to flee to the US, she sought solace in old films,fashion and books, which led her to theater and an acting career. After being diagnosed with an auto immune condition following the birth of her first daughter, she went back to her natural roots and because a naturalist and activist. The Local Rose was born out of a desire to celebrate a holistic, healthy, authentic life style without sacrificing taste and glamour. Shiva Rose's "Whole Beauty" book presents natural beauty rituals and recipes, which can be found in her Shiva Rose beauty line.
@localrose

11 am PST

@localrose

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Kathleen Newman

PR Strategies

Kathleen Newman

Kathleen Newman has worked in public relations/global communications for over 15 years, and has a broad range of experience in the fashion, home, and lifestyle industry. She has collaborated with many great brands and designers over the years, including Tahari, Calvin Klein, Coach, John Robshaw Textiles, Dana Gibson, Beyond Yoga, Alessandra Branca, Danielle D Rollins, Parker Thatch, Helen Jon, Spiegel, OliveandBettes , Kerri Rosenthal and many more...Her collaborations with brands include: Estee Lauder, Movado, Trovata, Lutz and MPatmos, Eugenia Kim, Philip Lim, Echo Design Group,Vespa, Lexus, GOOP, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks, Bloomingdales, Barneys, Sotheby’s Home, Calypso, Hunters Alley,One Kings Lane, Duralee, Bloomingdales,Uniqlo,Tommy Bahama, The Beverly Hills Hotel, Target, Sunbrella, and more
@newmkat

1 pm PST

@newmkat

One Tree Planted

Trees, Reforestation, and Climate change

Diana Chaplin, One Tree Planted

One Tree Planted is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. As an environmental charity, they're on a mission to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees. Started in 2014, One Tree planted has more than doubled the number of trees planted year over year, and works with reforestation partners in North America, South America, Asia, and Africa to get trees in the ground to restore forests after fires and floods, create jobs, build communities, and protect habitats for biodiversity. In 2018, One Tree Planted was able to plant 1.3 Million trees, with a goal for planting 15 million trees in 2020.
@onetreeplanted

2 pm  PST

@onetreeplanted

Vicky Iskandar

Feng Shui tips

Vicky Iskandar

Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology consultant Vicky Iskandar has served as a digital marketing consultant to food and wellness brands since 2010 and written for luxury publications since 2001. A devoted Qigong practitioner and a graduate of USC's Entrepreneurship Program and NYU's MBA program, Vicky combines her expertise in Chinese metaphysics and healing arts with strategic management skills to offer her clients at Functional Feng Shui a unique holistic approach to wellbeing. Based in Los Angeles with roots in Southeast Asia, Vicky travels regularly to Asia to continue her studies with the region's Chinese Metaphysics masters and to deepen her ancestral knowledge.
@functionalfengshui

3 pm PST

@functionalfengshui

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Persephenie Lee

Fragrance and Incense Ritual

Persephenie Lee

A perfumer and incense maker specializing in natural materials, Persephenie Lee opened her aromatic studio in 2004, and has been teaching scent related classes since 2006. Inspired by the olfactory and antiquated techniques regarding perfumery and incense, she enjoys researching recipes from different cultures, interpreting them, sometimes modernizing them, using stellar natural raw materials.
@persephenie_studio

4 pm PST

@persephenie_studio

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Mark de Clive Lowe, Live Remixer/ Pianist/Composer

Live Remixing

Mark de Clive Lowe

Equal parts composer, jazz musician, found-sound remixer and club music producer, Mark de Clive-Lowe is an internationally acclaimed artist with over 20 years of experience spanning multiple genres and continents. He has released over a dozen albums and hundreds of collaborations and remixes creating with musicians, artists and DJs from all around the world. Mark has collaborated with a Who’s Who of soulful club music including Kenny Dope, Jody Watley, DJ Spinna and Omar; jazz masters Kamasi Washington, Eric Harland and Nicole Mitchell; remixed the likes of Chico Hamilton, Shirley Horn and the Blue Note Records catalog. His club night CHURCH sees him creating live on stage with multiple generations of the world’s most respected jazz, soul and hip hop artists, and his latest project ‘Heritage' see him doing a deep dive into his Japanese heritage, interpreting it through the lens of jazz and electronica. Support Mark de Clive-Lowe's creations via his Patreon community offering monthly new music exclusives, livestream shows, workshops, lessons and plenty more: patreon.com/MdCL
@markdeclivelowe

5 pm PST

@markdeclivelowe

JUNE 23

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Myrthe Van Gameren, Life Coach

Empowering meditation

Myrthe Van Gameren

Myrthe, formerly a corporate consultant, decided to change her life and follow her passion for health and well-being. Her business supports professionals with balancing a career and a healthy lifestyle through yoga experiences, health coaching, workshops, and retreats. Her next retreat, "Nourish Your Soul" will be held in Portugal Sept 27-Oct 2. She also offers online yoga classes and health coaching.
@myrthempwr

10.30 am PST

@myrthempwr

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Sarah King, Source Retail Consulting

Retail Business Strategies

Sarah King

Retail has been at the heart of Sarah's passion for over 20 years. From merchandising, visual design, retail marketing, building team environments, identifying trends, building and selling a retail business, and everything in-between. A visionary with soul. When not pouring her energy into her clients' you can find her skipping with her daughter, hiking with friends or moving on her yoga mat.
@sourceretail

11 am PST

@sourceretail

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Chase Elder, Chef

Healthy cooking with Chase Elder

Chase Elder

The foundation of Chase Elder's business is based on a simple formula: seasonal, local, and organic farm produce + sustainably caught seafood and pasture-raised meats = happy guest, community + chef! Chase is a chef/owner of a small business in Ojai, California, offering a dynamic range of services including: private chef, restaurant consultant, intimate event catering, cooking classes, and pop-up dinners. Chase offers a weekly cooking class on IGTV on Saturdays at 1 pm.
@friendoffarmers

12 pm PST

@friendoffarmers

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Lisa Elliot Rosas, Lit Up Brand

How strong brands are built

Lisa Elliot Rosas

Litupbrand focuses on brands that have a clear and distinct vision, and is passionate about brands that stand out. As founder and owner of EM Productions, Lisa Elliot Rosas has been instrumental in building fashion brands, including Mara Hoffman, Ace & Jig, Iro, and many others.
@litupbrand

1 pm PST

@litupbrand

Tim Moore, Hilldun Corporation

Financing for fashion brands

Tim Moore

Director at Hilldun for 24 years, Tim has focused on Brand relationships and providing factoring services to fashion brands for over 60 years and work with some of most notable brands in better fashion such as ALC, IRO, Golden Goose, Jason Wu, MSGM, Simon Miller, Isabel Marant, R13, Cushnie, Ulla Johnson, and Raquel Allegra. Tim works alongside the Hilldun team which handles store credit, collections, and client loans.
@hillduncorp

3 pm PST

@hillduncorp

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Shahada Karim, Habibibody

Wellness and Beauty

Shahada Karim

Shahada Karim is a certified instructor in Power (Hatha) Yoga, Hot Power Fusion, Yoga with Weights, Yin Yoga, and has also studied Yoga 4 Cancer and Yoga Nidra. She has specialized training in advanced anatomy and physiology, energetic cultivation and transfer, intelligence in sound and sequencing, and breath-work for grounding and expansion. In 2017, she expanded her studies to Ayerveda and its specific connection to Nutrition and Physical Expression. She founded Habibi Body Sport in 2018, focusing on specific choices and habits to encourage health and wellness for life. Today, she teaches group classes in Los Angeles,including Habibi Body: a targeted plan designed to engage primary and accessory muscle groups simultaneously for a full body workout. She keeps a steady roster of private clients for both nutrition and exercise,and continues to manage the day-to-day operations of her first baby,Habibi Bath & Body, which focuses on organic and natural skincare.
@shahadakarim

4 pm PST

@shahadakarim

KCRW DJ Valida

Live DJ session and intro of her new vegan beauty line, @colorsremix

Valida

Valida's seamless musical blends of indie rock, house, electro, disco, world rhythms, golden-era hip-hop, 80's, pop, punk, and reggae are heard on KCRW and her signature "DesertNights", a Wednesday fixture at the Standard Lounge. She recently introduced a vegan cosmetics line, ColorsRemix, all hand-produced in small batches.
@valida

5 pm PST

@valida

JUNE 24

Melanie Larkins

Reiki session

Melanie Larkins

Mel is a Reiki practitioner, Thai Yoga Bodyworker, Yoga teacher, and singer/songwriter. She infuses these modalities to create an inclusive and safe space where people can lay down their burdens and breathe. Mel also creates sustainability programs for a diverse portfolio of companies to encourage more awareness, focus, and positive change for global environmental challenges. Mel offers meditation workshops, and private reiki and yoga sessions. Contact at @MelMeadowlark for more info.
@melmeadowlark

10 am PST

@melmeadowlark

Courtney Guerra

Cooking and gardening with Culinary Farmer

Courtney Guerra

Former pro volleyball player, Courtney Guerra studied at the Culinary Institute of America. While working at The Restaurant at Meadowood,she discovered the art of Culinary Farming. She takes what she learned on that farm and brings it to LA's best chefs.
@courtneyeguerra

11 am PST

@courtneyeguerra

Rhiannon Griego,Weaver

In-studio interview, Rhiannon Griego discusses the art of weaving

Rhiannon Griego

Ojai textile artist, Rhiannon Griego, found harmonic resonance within the philosophies of Saori, Japanese Freeform Weaving and its wabi-sabi nature, and has been weaving in this tradition since 2013. She encourages her clients across the globe to contemplate these objects of art as reminders of origin and innate connection to the natural world. Whether wearable, decorative or fine art, she aims to inspire the collector to remember all these fibers originate from plants and animals, thus the bridge between the outer world and the inner world is never lost.
@rhiannonmgriego

12 pm PST

@rhiannonmgriego

Jessica Kelly, Thr3efold

Short workshop on ethical manufacturing and production resources.

Jessica Kelly, Thr3efold

THR3EFOLD connects fashion brands to an ethical supply chain and education so they can grow their business for people, planet, and profit. Jessica Kelly, Founder & CEO of THR3EFOLD,has helped hundreds of fashion & lifestyle brands in New York City grow their business through marketing, sales, and PR. During a life-changing trip to India, she saw first-hand the issues with the fashion industry supply chain, and set on a mission to change it.
@thr3efold

1 pm PST

@thr3efold

Rene Norman, Wren Ceramics

Interview with pottery artist inside her studio

Rene Norman, Wren Ceramics

Rene's life as a massage therapist and potter/sculpture go literally "hand-in-hand" as she intuitively finds connections. Making pottery is surrendering to the clay and translating what comes. 10% of the Zenhead Third Eye Candles are all donated to NAACP.
@wrenceramics

2 pm PST

@wrenceramics

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Gabriel Diggs

Refresh music mix

Gabriel Diggs

As a DJ, Music Producer and Radio Host, Gabriel Diggs has performed around the world including shows in Brazil, London, Berlin, Mexico, Los Angeles, New York and Ibiza. A fixture in Los Angeles nightlife, Gabriel has cultivated an eclectic style fueled by his love for Hip Hop, Soul, R&B, Disco, Electro, Global Grooves, Drum & Bass and House music. Gabriel has performed for a variety of high profile clients including Marvel Studios, Karl Lagerfeld, Shonda Rhimes, Twitter, Pepsi, Sony, ABC, Disney, Guess, Taye Diggs and Warner Bros.
@gabrieldiggs

5 pm PST

@gabrieldiggs

 

Subject areas covered in the sessions will include:

  • yoga/mindfulness meditations
  • cooking demos
  • health and wellness presentations
  • sustainability talks
  • studio visits with makers, artists and craftsmen
  • business/retail workshops
  • live DJ sessions…
  • and more…