I’m the founder and visionary of Melissa Ruiz Empowerment, a soulful business coaching powerhouse that mentors mystical off beat entrepreneurs to start & scale their business through a spiritually universal lens.
Through our coaching programs, I empower spiritual entrepreneurs to step into their leadership and pour their knowledge back into their own networks, with a large focus on the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities.
I’m also a local New Yorker and soon to be #vanlife digital nomad. You’ll usually find me manifesting it up in my spiritual vortex lab, doing a vinyasa yoga flow, or hiking somewhere in the woods with my wife.
Featured in Forbes, Life and Style, and on Good Morning America, I have now scaled my coaching business to 7-figures in less than 3 years, through applying yoga philosophy, soulful methodologies in our coaching.
He is pioneering a Spiritually Sassy, heart-based healing movement rooted in science-backed, tried-and-true techniques, in which joy and authenticity illuminate the path to enlightenment.
His infectious enthusiasm for healing is grounded in a masterful and revolutionary synthesis of ancient Buddhism, modern contemplative psychotherapy, meditation, breathwork, and integrative nutrition... all delivered in his own radiant, approachable, and playful style. His teachings have helped enrich the lives of millions of people, and inspire a new generation of change-makers. Deepak Chopra called Sah a "radical spiritual guide.”
Sah has worked with Kanye West, Cardi B, Google, MoMa, Unicef, and American Express among others, and is a TEDx speaker. His first book, 5-Minute Daily Meditations, has been translated into Spanish and was called “a yearlong personal retreat of daily meditations” by Sharon Salzberg and his 2023 Page-a-Day Calendar, 5-Minute Daily Meditations will be released later this year. His second book, Spiritually Sassy: 8 Radical Steps to Activate Your Innate Superpowers, is out now and has been translated in German; and his top-rated podcast, The Spiritually Sassy Show, is a top 100 podcast in the United States in Spirituality. Sah’s message has been featured on The Doctors, Forbes, Vice, Refinery29, USA Today, Adweek, BuzzFeed, and more. Find Sah on Instagram and TikTok: @SahDSimone
Goddess Detox is a multi-million dollar spiritual women's wellness company providing herbal-based self-love-inspired products to aid women physically, spiritually, and emotionally detoxing as well as reconnecting to themselves. Helping women take back their divine femininity, Goddess Detox is putting Vaginal Steaming and Herbal Vaginal Detoxing on the map.
In 2018, Olanikee launched her personal development and lifestyle brand, SelfishBabe so that women could learn to put themselves first. This same year SELFISHBABE, her free self-love app was also introduced providing women with daily affirmations and self-love reminders directly to their cell phones. The app currently has 195,000 users. Her Top 200 Apple Rated Podcast, The SelfishBabe Selfish Talk Podcast, has over 1 Million + downloads where women all around the world tune in to hear her speak about everything self love, spirituality, and women. Calling Atlanta home, Olanikee Osibowale is not only a leading spiritual woman behind her brands but an avid traveler and lover of Korean dramas.
Alyson Charles, went from being a national champion athlete, top-rated radio host and national daytime television talk show host, to aligning with her calling as a Shaman after a traumatic moment provided her awakening.
Alyson devotes her life to living by the calls and directives of Source, spiritual immersions and expansions and preserving ancient wisdom practices and traditions, while simultaneously honoring the precise way her Earth mission is to work in these modern times.
Alyson’s on-going commitment to continued master studies, rites of passage and immersions in shamanism and mysticism, warmth and relatability, courage in exploring the ever-evolving highest potential and uncanny ability to assist countless people in reconnecting to their power has landed her as a leading global voice.
His vision is to be a channel to cause the expansion of all those around by tapping into the creative wisdom of the body and allowing them to feel, let go and awaken. Taz has been producing and part of creating mindful events globally over the last few years and as a musician, he plays guitar, piano, Native American Flute, didgeridoo and hand percussion. He takes these instruments and connects to source energy and what comes through has the ability to move his crowd to connect to their higher selves. Recently he has been performing and DJing at events such as Yoga Journal Conference, Wanderlust Festivals, Arise Festival, Mammoth Yoga Festival, Bali Spirit Fest, and many more high vibrational gatherings while sharing the stage with global acts such as Xavier Rudd, Michael Franti, Trevor Hall, Nahko Bear, MC Yogi, DJ Drez, Guadi and more…..
With his expertise in producing and playing music for yoga and meditation, Taz's mission is to help others to create inspiring music playlists in their classes through breath beat sequencing and other novel techniques that foster a sound healing classroom experience. Taz's yoga music workshops assists teachers to create the soundscape for their classes which enriches the yoga practice and also supports the instructor to develop their own unique sound. His workshops are designed to empower the participants to cultivate the yoga dj extraordinaire within themselves.
Ezinma has worked with renowned artists including Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Joshua Bell, Yo Yo Ma and Clean Bandit to name a few. As a composer, Ezinma has scored national advertisements, documentaries, short films, and was even part of the "Black Panther" (2018) soundtrack. In addition, Ezinma is an advocate for music education. In 2020, she launched her nonprofit foundation, HeartStrings, a music-based youth development program in NYC for children K-5 of diverse backgrounds.
When Ezinma was growing up, there was a mélange of music booming from the stereo: Parliament, Bill Monroe, Bob Marley, Van Morrison, Billie Holiday, Earth Wind and Fire, Bob Dylan and Nina Simon. These artists—along with her classical study of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart – were influential in her development and continue to inspire her today. A true creative, Ezinma continues to find inspiration from many different art forms including dance, visual art, and film.
In addition to her music, Ezinma is an advocate for music education. In 2020, she launched her nonprofit foundation, HeartStrings, a music-based youth development program for children K-5 of diverse backgrounds. At HeartStrings Academy, each child is equipped with a quality instrument, outstanding music instruction, community engagement activities, access to world renowned concerts, and performance opportunities. Ezinma yearns to increase visibility and access for children of color so more kids can feel like they can be seen and heard in classical spaces.