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Master of the Month: Jessica Filkins

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJessica Filkins  is a holistic health coach, Yoga Teacher and Reiki Master.  Jessica believes that everyone deserves to be healthy and happy. Her mission is to share her gift for healing and her knowledge of nutrition and yoga with others. Jessica works with clients to transform their lives forever by helping them fill themselves with primary food, the nutrients that don’t come on a plate.  Primary foods include spirituality, relationships, career, and exercise.  Jessica specializes in working with people who suffer from GI disorders such as IBS and IBD. Jessica’s fascinating journey of healing her own digestive track after becoming deathly ill has inspired her to help others on their path to perfect health.

Jessica grew up on Block Island, a tiny island off the coast of Rhode Island. She spent her childhood playing in ponds, swimming at the beach and exploring nature trails.  Jessica graduated from Colorado College in 2011 where she studied a combination of philosophy, anthropology and psychology. After graduating ,she spent a winter in the Bahamas teaching art to Haitian immigrants, The following year she traveled around the world by air, sea, and land studying shamanism, yoga, craniofacial therapy and reflexology. She recently graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is perusing a career in heath coaching and developing her turmeric juice business, Jamu Juice.

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Master of the Month: Amira Lamb

amira-f18Amira Lamb is the CEO and Founder of Holistic Hottie Inc.  With over 16 years experience as a certified group exercise instructor, personal trainer, and Nutrition and Holistic Lifestyle Coach, Amira has worked for Town Sports International, The Sports Club LA/Reebok, and Crunch Gym. She is also a Functional Diagnostic  Nutritionist, candidate and has held certifications from National Academy of Sports Medicine, American Fitness Association of America, and the C.H.E.K. Institute.

Amira definitely practices what she preaches and is a professional level bikini competitor with the International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB) and Regional Coach for Bombshell Fitness, coaching other Bikini Competitors with the National Physique Committee. Read on for an exclusive interview with the Hottie herself.

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Master of the Month: Daphnie Yang

Daphnie Yang TrainerDaphnie Yang is the creator of HIIT IT!™, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), an hour long total body workout designed to sculpt every major muscle group, burn fat, torch through calories and increase cardiovascular endurance.  HIIT IT!™ is challenging, intense, effective and FUN. Each class burns up to 700 calories, blasts body fat, sculpts lean muscle mass and strengthens the core. 

Aside from teaching workout classes in studios around NYC and in Central Park, Daphnie Yang is also the head race coach for the New York City chapter of Team Challenge, a half marathon training/fundraising program benefiting the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America.

Daphnie has been featured in Well + Good and on the Instagram of Shape Magazine. She is also a fitness contributor for Dance Spirit Magazine and the popular online fitness magazine wewomen.com.

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