Alissa Christine, a Brazilian-American visionary artist, channels the essence of beauty in her creations and draws inspiration from the simple joys of life. Florida International Magazine called her a “Power Player – one of 100 individuals pushing Florida into the future”. Alissa is recognized internationally for her multi-disciplinary/sensory projects and performance art. She is an exhibiting artist since 2005 and is illuminated by nature, permaculture and the healing arts, inspiring the world to BE the light. Alissa is the author of her 365 page year-long, photo-a-day photography book, “i love miami 365”, and a professional photographer for over 15 years. Now, Alissa is pushing the boundaries of art and technology with her pioneering 3D light sculpture paintings in Virtual Reality. It began in Costa Rica where she performed a live debut VR painting on stage at the Tamarindo Art Wave Festival in January 2018. Currently, she is a Co-Curator of VR/AR/XR Art for Miami VR Expo’s Immersive ArtXRperience 2019 and a Co-Founder of the Miami Innovation Academy, an educational digital media art program implementing VR/AR/XR, photography and video within the Miami-Dade public school system. Alissa’s joy is sharing the magic of light, energy and information, congruent with her wellness practices in the healing arts with Reconnective Energy and Aromatherapy, where she focuses on alignment with the intimate self and sharing the love beyond limitation. Energetically, Alissa’s healing hands and loving heart bring relaxation, harmony and help awaken the healing process of the body, mind & spirit. Some of her VR paintings are conceptualized with an intention of guiding the virtual explorer on a journey toward states of spiritual elevation and mind expansion, where they may discover hidden treasures within and without. LUVR Worldwide is a Virtual Reality Arts & Services Resource founded by Alissa Christine. As the name suggests, LUVR is a channel for the “Love” of VR, serving as a catalyst of this vast creative medium and connecting with the global progressive playground of the art, music and wellness communities. For Alissa Christine, connection to source and artistic expression is energetic and experiential and the evolution continues... Contact: 305.772.5130 www.alissachristine.love
Miami-based entrepreneur Ana Maria Mantilla, has established a lifelong commitment to Self-Mastery and Service to our Planet. Originally from Ecuadorian American roots, Ana has blended her skills in business with her love for art and her compassion for humanity. After previously operating Pradna Medical Spa, a widely successful holistic wellness center in her native country of Ecuador, Ana returned to Miami in 2016 to work by her Father's side as the Vice-President of Marman Construction Inc., a full-service General Contracting company ranked amongst the top 3% in Florida. She is also a Licensed Associate and proud member of the global boutique brokerage OWN Realty. She is also the co-founder of Houston-based start-up Cryptoknight Bitcoin ATM and on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization Paws With Helping Hands Charity. Fascinated by the delicate beauty and masterful intricacy that embody the classic bamboo parasol, Ana's youngest brainchild Parasoul Creations, aims to empower through Art, Advocacy and Awareness. Through thoughtfully hand-designed "Parasouls", these personal temples, infused with love, nature and sacred geometry, are sure to recharge your spirit while keeping you cool and protecting your skin. Ana helps connect and grow businesses, artists, and organizations through conscious collaboration.
Tatiana Meira is the Director of Life and Events at 1 Hotel South Beach, the leading mission-driven, luxury lifestyle resort in Miami Beach. With over 11 years of hospitality management experience at Miami Beach’s premier hotels, Tatiana previously served as the senior venue events manager at The Miami Beach EDITION, where she hosted some of the city’s most exclusive events. Prior to her role at EDITION, Tatiana was on the opening team at SLS South Beach as the Director of Events, and previously held roles as the events manager Mondrian and Delano, South Beach.
At 1 Hotel South Beach, Tatiana conceptualizes, executes and oversees a full calendar of property programming and activations spanning wellness and mindfulness, food and beverage, DJ-driven events and 1 Rooftop parties, as well as large-scale, city-wide events including Art Basel, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Miami Music Week, and Miami Swim Week. Tatiana was recently selected to be featured on Ocean Drive Magazine’s “The List” for her immeasurable impact in the hospitality industry.
Throughout the course of her career, Tatiana has cultivated an expertise in event production and management, partnership building, and food and beverage venue marketing. With her finger on the pulse of the freshest emerging trends, and a keen sense of community-building and grassroots public relations, Tatiana has a demonstrated history of transforming hotels to cultural epicenters that generate media headlines and influencer buzz, and that define the meaning of entertainment in Miami Beach.
Susan the Sage is a business owner, yoga teacher and vibrational sound healer. She has a background in marketing, communications and has organized events in the online marketing and entertainment industries. She brought her personal work to her professional life when she transitioned her career into yoga and spirituality in 2015. After running one of the most successful yoga studios in Miami Beach, she opened The SAGEncy, an agency set out to aid Spiritual Healers in expanding their business, as well as produce events and retreats with them. In 2017, she launched The SAGEuary, A Miami-based sacred community space for creative and spiritual workshops, plant-based cooking classes, retreats and homestays. In whatever capacity you meet with Susan, she holds a sacred space and you will feel at home in her nurturing embrace.
Susan holds a BS in Marketing, MA in Communications, and is certified in Life Coaching, Vinyasa, Kundalini and Yin yoga and Reiki.
What Peace Means to Me: What peace means to me is openness, compassion and the knowingness that we are all one and all connected. When we can hold each other with compassion and the love of oneness, we can find peace together.
My Personal Commitment to Peace: To run my business in a mindful way, to enter every situation with love and compassion. In my personal life, I am committed to non-judgment and loving each individual for who she is and where she is on her path.
Jelena is a PAC MMS DHSc candidate, the founder of The Women of Peace. Jelena is a modern day medicine woman and your go-to expert on healing that is rooted from the heart, that honors the soul, and that expands into all life.
Jelena is a 14 year- licensed medical provider, best-selling author (Return to Beautiful; A Journey into Healing Flourishing Health and Bliss), thought leader, visionary, voice of love, humanitarian, and transformation facilitator. Jelena’s gifts to the world include integrating the best techniques from the east and west to provide you with the most loving, nourishing, and rejuvenating practices to restore your vibrancy and help you move towards a life of more ease and bliss. She supports you by helping you connect with your true nature, the pure love that you are.
Jelena is not just a medical professional but a devoted spiritual teacher and transmitter of love and peace. She has been committed since birth to truth, unity, healing, soul expression and service.
The idea of The Women of Peace came to her like a wave of pure white light and she knew the creation of such a movement was her divine calling. After many years healing her own wounds and pains of cultural, personal and familial misalignments and hundreds of others tap into the source of healing for themselves through her events, books and clinical practice, she knew it was time to put her lessons into action and empower women to do the same.