This week Ashley speaks with former Whitehouse Pastry Chef during the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations, Pastry Chef of the soon to open new Four Seasons Restaurant and cookbook author, Bill Yosses. Bill spills the beans on favorite desserts of President Bush & President Obama and confirms just how dope Michelle Obama really is. Later in the episode Bill shares his experience being a gay man working in a heterosexually dominated industry and what has kept him going during the tougher times. This man is intelligent and oh-so wise with a deep love for what he does. There are so many takeaways from this episode. May it leave you charged!
This week Ashley speaks with NYS Licensed Massage Therapist, Anthony Erfe. This is an informative episode. Anthony shares the dos and don’ts before receiving a massage, what we should do after receiving a massage and what to do if a masseuse ever crosses the line. Later in the episode Anthony shares the importance of staying fit in his profession and just how he does it. May this episode leave you charged!!!
This week Ashley speaks with artist/emcee, Phase One. Phase shares his recent experience as a first time performer at SXSW and his biggest take-a-way from that experience. Ashley probes Phase on why he wanted to do advocacy work with teens specifically and if Phase thinks there is any hope for bettering his relationship with his Dad. And....Phase drops a freestyle at the end! Stay charged my friends.
This week Ashley speaks to Hip Hop Professor at the New School, Sam Sellers. To many he is better known as Rabbi Darkside. Rabbi is a MC/DJ/Beatboxer/Educator/CEO.....the list goes on. In this episode Ashley and Rabbi talk about the making of his newly released album, Radio Activity. He shares tips on how to become a better freestyler, the love for his mother and what it's like being a white-Jewish MC in hip-hop culture. This is a thoughtful episode and as always, may it leave you especially charged!
This week Ashley speaks with yoga instructor, Sara Clark. Sara shares her transition from television production to teaching yoga full time and why she believes yoga teachers should be paid. In this episode we get to hear Sara's definition of yoga, how yoga helped her through an eating disorder, and the importance of #blackgirlmagic. As always, may this episode leave you feeling oh-so charged!!!