Creator of The Lifestyle Lounge
Lifestyle and Business Mentor, MA, CHHC
Monica is the Creator of The Lifestyle Lounge, a fun after-work wellness party for busy professionals where they can sit down and talk one on one with various healthy living and wellness experts in mini consultations.
Monica received her certification in holistic health coaching from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, jointly accredited by the Teachers College at Columbia University in 2008. She earned full accreditation by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) with certification as a Biodynamic Breath Work practitioner in the same year. In 2009 she became a Master Level Reiki Energy Healer and founded Urban Breath NYC in 2010.
Monica has led over 100 group workshops in active meditation and Biodynamic breathwork in NYC, including leading workshops for teacher trainings at Yoga to The People and most recently taught at Soul Camp East.
In 2014 Monica was featured in The Food for Thought online summit along with Dr. Wayne Dyer and other wellness experts and came on to coach alumni of The Institute of Integrative Nutrition in their health coaching businesses.
Monica holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Parsons School of Design, as well as a Masters of Science in School Supervision and Administration. She taught Fine Arts in a New York City public high school for 12 years.