EV has gathered a community of women to create a collective wisdom to help guide women through growth and change. EV Luminaries are not one guru or one source of knowledge, they are a collective powerhouse of healers, wellness leaders, and health experts who are open to change to improve their lives and others around them.
Nicolette is the founder and driving force behind Expansive Voice. Based on her own struggles to access healing– physically, mentally, and spiritually– Nicolette identified a need for women to have a platform where they can communally explore their internal capacity to heal and grow. She sought to create an environment where women could have access to not just one source of healing, but a collaborative and collective source of education, wisdom, support and guidance. Nicolette draws on her extensive background as a Holistic Life and Exercise Health practitioner to collaborate with female Bay Area wellness influencers to create Expansive Voice.
THE CUPBOARD SF / chef
Rachael's approach to cooking is very much influenced by her background in nutrition and macrobiotics. The driving force behind her meals is preserving and boosting nutrient density - so our bodies feel nourished and grounded. She is passionate about using ingredients which are seasonal, local, and high quality.
THE NOURISHED WOMAN / meditation
Kelly believes the body is a portal to connecting with inner wisdom and guide for healing. Kelly’s ailments led her to explore the connection between mental, emotional, and physical health and devote her career to the art of healing. Kelly’s 12 years of professional experience in fitness and wellness have helped her become a guide for women to find complete nourishment within themselves.
"At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want." --Lao Tzu
Kdhalentherapy / Integrative Psychotherapist / Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist / Postpartum Doula
Kat Dahlen deVos
As a licensed therapist in private practice, Kat skillfully supports women in navigating life transitions with authenticity, grace and vitality. Her work weaves together Western schools of psychological theory and talk therapy with Eastern traditions of spirituality, infusing sessions with practices to develop self-compassion, mindfulness, emotional intelligence and body awareness. With the ultimate goal of facilitating a return to balance and alignment, Kat partners with clients to pattern new, healthy ways of moving through the world and being in relationship with self and others.
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." Anaïs Nin
Myishabattle / Certified Sex coach
Myisha Battle is a certified sex coach, writer and speaker. Through sex coaching and her sex-positive podcast, Down for Whatever, Myisha provides accurate sexual information, instills pride in difference, and encourages the quest for sexual satisfaction no matter a person’s race, gender, orientation, ability or age. She empowers her clients and listeners to embrace better sex for a better life.
Sales Enablement, Strategic Account Management and Business Consulting
Lindsey's passion for sustainability and environmental stewardship has inspired a life and a career dedicated to working with people and for the planet. Lindsey believes uninterrupted time in nature can be a catalyst for connection, transformation and expansion.
“You are indeed carrying within yourself the potential to visualize, to design, and to create an utterly satisfying, joyful, and pure lifestyle.” -Rainer Maria Rilke
London tea club / Tea Ceremony
Tea is a daily retreat, a time and space for calm joy. Through tea ceremony, Cecelia creates space for both solitude and connection. Cecelia is also founder of London Tea Club, a tea subscription launched in London in 2013 and now headquartered in California.
Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.” ― Thích Nhất Hạnh
Our subconscious mind powerfully shapes our reality. Victoria offers yoga nidra as practice to reconnect back to our authentic selves and remember our intuitive wisdom.
"Yoga nidra combines two key components women need in their lives: a well-rested body and a deep connection to one's soul." - Karen Brody
Ginny Muir / Healer / Shadow Worker / Breathwork Facilitator / Soul Guide
Ginny is a coach, healer and guide on the path deeply devoted to consciousness, Love and Truth. She believes true freedom comes from loving every part of ourselves, especially those we'd rather not see or feel. With her unique blend of humility and wisdom -- and a rich toolkit that includes coaching, breathwork, energy healing, intuitive Seeing & ritual -- she facilitates transformation: helping humans remove the blocks that keep them from their truest, most soul-fueled expressions in this life.
"I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being." -Hafiz
Engineer / Thought Leader / Educator
Brenda Jin is a software engineer and advocate for women’s empowerment and education. As an organizer and teacher for Girl Develop It, Brenda has trained teachers and TAs to deliver inspiring and engaging newbie-friendly software development workshops since 2013.She is passionate about bringing her experience as a technology leader and educator to women advancing their careers and achieving professional success.