New York
66th and 3rd

Michael Meliniotis

Michael Meliniotis is a Regional Class Runner and All World Triathlete who has competed in almost 100 lifetime races, including 10 Marathons and 2 Ironmans. He is the Head Coach of the Team Lipstick Marathon and Ironman programs as well as lululemon ambassador at East 66th Street in Manhattan. Michael is a lifelong athlete with a strong passion for running. He grew up participating in multiple sports, at both the individual and team level. From swimming and tennis to football and basketball, he has developed key values through sport. Michael lives his life by a personal motto - ‘maximize my potential’. Check him out on Twitter: @michaelmelini. Read the profile >>

Sarah Platt-Finger

Ishta Yoga

Sarah co-founded ISHTA Yoga with her husband, Alan Finger and their partner, Bruce Wilcox in May 2008. As the Teacher Training Director, Sarah helped to develop one of the most renowned Teacher Training programs in New York City. She was also instrumental in the creation of ISHTA Europe, which currently holds trainings in London and Stockholm. Her partnership with Alan has informed her teachings on multiple levels and graced her with the opportunity to teach all over the world including Tokyo, Munich, Stockholm, and India. In January 2012, just 3 months after her daughter was born, Sarah became the Managing Director of ISHTA Yoga’s two locations. In June 2013, ISHTA was ranked one of the top 10 yoga studios in Manhattan by Citysearch. Sarah holds the title Yogiraj and developed her own... Read the profile >>

Shaun Jenkins


Shaun Robert Jenkins is a native New Yorker born and raised in Brooklyn, he attended South Kent Prep School in Connecticut, and Union College in Schenectady NY. He has always been an athlete, spending many years playing football and lacrosse throughout high school and college. After college Shaun began to study various forms of martial arts to stay in shape and find spiritual harmony, eventually settling into the art form Hung Gar Kung Fu and he continues to build daily on his knowledge of this discipline. Shaun entered the personal training world four years ago as a career change and began personal training at Equinox, quickly advancing to a Tier 3 Plus trainer. In the last two years he has added group fitness instructor to his resume and his classes are regarded for their high levels of... Read the profile >>