MEET OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS
When we set up Moon Club, we decided to reach out to some of the people who inspire us most to have as Founding Members. They are here to lead by example, to offer extra guidance with their own online events, and to show us what's possible when we commit to a life of spiritual activism!
Ayesha Ophelia is the creator of The Girlfriend Manifesto, a women's space for inspired living. Her personal manifesto consists of sisterhood, spirituality, self-love, and adventure. She moonlights as a creative consultant, with an emphasis on online marketing, social media and graphic design. Her dream is to create a healing center in her hometown of Chattanooga, TN.
"Being a spiritual activist means living radically from the urgings of your heart and soul. You will defy convention. You will make decisions that others may question. But you will be a beacon of light and hope wherever you go, and you will feel a deep sense of satisfaction from listening to the wisest part of yourself."
CORINNE MARGO WAINER
Corinne Wainer, Ed.M, is an educational psychologist and registered yoga teacher in Brooklyn, NY. As CAO and Co-Founder of Shaktibarre and Director of the Yogirls program, Corinne works actively and purposefully to empower women through wellness education.
"Being a spiritual activist means adopting, adapting and embodying a holistic yet measurable approach—the powerful spirit-science mix that hallmarks our Aquarian age. In my life this looks like backing my socially responsible initiatives, healing techniques, and educational programming with thoughtful research, which helps me quantify my impact on the otherwise qualitative goal of spreading love and wellness everywhere."
Eddie Stern is a yoga teacher from NYC. He runs the Brooklyn Yoga Club, has published several books on yoga, and co-published the bi-annual magazine Namarupa, Categories of Indian Thought. If he wasn't a yoga teacher, he would have liked to become a doctor. He is the founder of the Urban Yogis with Deepak Chopra, and also runs a public school wellness training program called Breathe, Move, Rest.
"Being a spiritual activist means taking personal responsibility to do one thing better, and to inspire others to do something better. We need spiritual friends to work with, and communities to develop who share our ideals, values, and desire to be of service."
Gabriela Herstik is a writer with a penchant for fashion, witchcraft and feminism. She spends her days sipping coffee, gazing at the Moon, and planning how to overthrow the patriarchy. She calls LA home (for now!)
"Being a spiritual activist means using all the physical and metaphysical tools I have to empower myself and others to take inspired action and create conscious change. It means using the divine timing and power of the Universe to incite palpable transformation. Sometimes it means listening, sometimes it means doing—it always means being connected to something bigger than myself. Being a spiritual activist means looking within my own Universe, to change the Universe at large. As above, so below."
Lisa Luxx is a poet, writer, and founder of cult magazine Prowl, a title exploring what it means to be human in the post-net world by celebrating independent creativity and thought. Lisa is dedicated to creating culture about madness, cunts, consciousness, and queer politics. She is a double fire sign, based in the North of England.
"Being a spiritual activist means...actively taking spiritual practice to those still asleep in the dark night of the soul. No matter how challenging it gets."
Sah's journey into healing began after leaving the fashion industry, when he set out to learn about the body, the mind, and the roadmap to happiness. Having lived in monasteries, ashrams, and holistic communities around the world, he has dedicated himself to studying the art of health and happiness from true masters. As a teacher himself, his approach involves a physiological, psychological and spiritual understanding. Sah's aim is to be of service by bringing a modern and fun approach to these techniques.
"Being a spiritual activist means turning compassion into action. This can be as simple as performing one random act of kindness every day!"