Marlisa is an author, chef, dietician and certified diabetes educator and international speaker. Marlisa has over two decades culinary and nutrition experience and has made numerous national television appearances including recently on FOODY TV.
Alex is a physician and author of The Undefeated Mind: On the Science of Constructing an Indestructible Self. A sought-after and highly experienced public speaker, his work - which is particularly focused on the subject of resilience - is a testament to personal growth.
Award-winning author, journalist and psychotherapist, Kathy is an expert on relationships, family dynamics, sexuality, adolescence, and mental illness. She has been a featured guest on “The Today Show” and “Oprah” and runs a successful blog and podcast, “Living Fully with Dr. Kathy McCoy.”
Rosie is an expert life coach on the new TV talk show, Face the Truth and was named one of People en Espanol’s 25 Most Powerful Latinas. She is a correspondent on Telemundo, Univision and Dr. Phil and is a leading voice for women’s empowerment.
Melody speaks widely on issues of mental health, Iran, feminism, and Islam in America. Her books include the critically acclaimed memoir, Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life and War on Error: Real Stories of American Muslims, which earned her a Georgia Author of the Year Award and a Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights Honorable Mention.
Acharya is the number one best-selling author of Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom and an internationally recognized spiritual teacher, ordained lineage holder, and authoritative scholar of the Vedic Sciences of Ayurveda, Yoga, and Vedanta. She teaches out of her wisdom school, Vedika Global, based in Emeryville, California,and lectures worldwide.