Amphy Master Series – Learn Live with Celebrities
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Our world has become increasingly global and this is a trend that is only going to continue with technological advancements. Amphy Master Series provides a stage for international talents across industries to connect with fans from all over the world, at once. Amphy’s live and accessible Master Series consists of live virtual classes taught by industry experts including athletes, chefs, artists, photographers, songwriters, influencers, business leaders, and more.
Luca Manfe, Masterchef USA Winner
Luca is an Italian Chef, cookbook author, and winner of Masterchef USA season 4.
He worked his way up in the restaurant business starting from a busboy, advancing as a waiter, then on to a manager and a General Manager and gaining experience in Italian restaurants, from casual to fine dining with Michelin stars, but he also worked in modern American, French and Japanese establishments.
Gabrielle Stone, Motivational Author & Podcast Host
As soon as Gabrielle decided to take this trip solo, she decided she would turn her broken heart into a career. In addition to writing and publishing two best-selling books herself, she created and hosts the successful podcast FML Talk that trends weekly in the top 10 in relationships, and has cultivated a community of followers for healing, mental health advice, and self-love inspiration.
This class explains how Gabrielle wrote and published her books, how to sell them as best-sellers, how to use social media to grow your brand and how to market your passion. When you do what you love, you’ll never have to work a day in your life. The perfect example of that is Gabrielle, who now teaches others how to emulate her.
Dee Wallace, Award-Winning Actress & Writer
DEE WALLACE is an internationally known actress (250 film credits, 6 series, over 400 commercials) best known for her role as the mother in Steven Spielberg’s E.T. She has appeared on every major network and talk show, including Oprah and The Today Show. Ms. Wallace earned her teaching credentials from The University of Kansas, and has worked as a teacher in the public school system, as well as her own dance and acting studios. Ms. Wallace expanded her love of teaching, and the principles she found empowering for children, into daily sessions, a radio show and five books.
Her work is based on the principles of accepting responsibility, and loving ourselves early in life to create the life we desire. Ms. Wallace has been a force for over 30 years in spiritual communities teaching people the creation process and how to manifest their hearts desires. Her expertise is the ability to look into a person’s energy and reveal where their blocks and limitations are.
Dee is a strong advocate for accepting (at an early age) our own magnificence and power in a positive, loving way. Dee’s important message to the world is: Love yourself beyond anyone or anything else. Love yourself so much that you can’t do anything that doesn’t make you love yourself more.
Dancing With The Star’s Winner, Alan Bersten Latin Fusion Dance Moves
Alan Bersten is a six-season pro on Dancing With The Stars, and just wrapped Season 30 with his celebrity partner, Broadway actress, and the host of CBS’ The Talk, Amanda Kloots. This duo finished with a strong appearance making it to the finals!! Season 29 of Dancing With The Stars saw Alan, alongside his partner Disney Channel sensation Skai Jackson end with a semi-final performance. In November 2019, Alan and his then partner, ABC’s The Bachelorette Hannah Brown captured not only the hearts of the DWTS fans but won the coveted mirror ball trophy, winning Season 28. The Minnesota native spent four seasons as a member of the Dancing With The Stars Troup and earned his full-time spot as one of the male pros for season 25, partnered with Broadway actress and 80s singing sensation Debbie Gibson. The forever smiling dancer/choreographer has either made it to the semi-finals or finals five of his six seasons as a pro on Dancing With the Stars.
One of his proudest professional moments, however, was being the mentor and choreographer for the first-ever, Dancing with the Stars Juniors. Under his guidance, skater and surf prodigy Sky Brown, along with junior pro-JT Church, won the season. Born and raised in Minnesota to Russian Jewish immigrant parents, Alan’s diverse dance acumen led him to win Youth Championship and Under 21 National Titles. At 18, Alan was a finalist on season 10 of the Fox hit So You Think You Can Dance, finishing in the Top 6 Males. Later, was part of the North American SYTYCD tour, and joined Burn the Floor for their world tour. After traveling the globe, he received a recurring role on season six of GLEE, as part of the show choir, Vocal Adrenaline. Alan and members of the cast of Dancing With The Stars start their national tour in January 2022 so make sure to check them out!
X-Factor Winner, Jethro Tait Navigating The Music Industry
Jethro is a singer-songwriter originally from Cape Town now based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Having started playing guitar at the age of 13, Jethro has a foundation in acoustic sounds but has dabbled in electronic music as well. His strong songwriting abilities have gained him recognition – having written chart-topping singles not only for himself but for some of South Africa’s top artists. After signing a publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing in 2013, Jethro took his first step into the industry as a songwriter. He has since penned songs for The Voice season 2 winner, Craig Lucas (charting singles ‘I Said This’and ‘Smother’ as well as others on the album,) Dj Kent, Pascal & Pearce, Majozi, Mathew Gold, and Richard Stirton (The Voice Season 1 winner.) In 2014 Jethro joined a band named ‘FOUR’ who went on to win the first season of The X Factor South Africa. The group went on to share the stage with international acts such as One Direction and Nicki Minaj before deciding to part ways and pursue solo careers.
At the end of 2017, Jethro released his first solo offering by lending his vocal and songwriting ability to Pascal & Pearce for the smash hit “Running Wild,” which topped charts across the country and reached Multi-Platinum certification. Riding on the success of “Running Wild,” Jethro has since released a number of well-received singles, including a collaboration with DJ Kent on the summer dance jam titled, “The Words.” A lyrically suave heartbreak song titled “Who Are You.” As well as his most successful solo single to date “SAD” which topped charts across SA radio and got a nod from The SAMAs (South African Music Awards) for “Record of The Year.” On the 18th of September 2020, Jethro released a vulnerable and moving debut EP titled “I Don’t Sleep.” It received a SAMA nomination for “Best Pop Album.” The 6 track EP is a collection of songs that are very personal and honest making it a perfect introduction to who Jethro is as an artist.
Great British Bakeoff Winner, Nancy Birtwhistle Perfecting Pastry
Nancy is the winner of the fifth series of The Great British Bake Off. She is a passionate cook, baker, eco-friend and truly enjoys teaching and sharing the skills she has obtained over many years.
Since winning the Great British Bakeoff, Nancy has written two books, Sizzle and Drizzle. (2019), is a baking and cooking book that covers every baking discipline and Clean and Green (UK Top 10 Bestseller), which includes a collection of eco-friendly cleaning recipes and tips which proves you can effectively cover every cleaning job in the house without the need for harmful or synthetic chemicals which damage our planet. Nancy regularly on social media and has a delightful group of followers from all over the world!
Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter, Matthew Mole Songwriting & Music Production
Matthew Mole is a platinum-selling singer/songwriter from South Africa. His unique sound started out as a perfect, eclectic blend of folk with electronic influences. Matthew writes all of his own music solely by himself, including 3 full-length albums and multiple B-side EPs.
Matthew’s debut album, ‘The Home We Built’ was released in 2013, becoming the first-ever South African artist to debut at #1 on iTunes SA. His second album, ‘Run’ was released in 2016 which debuted at #1 on iTunes. His third album, ‘Ghost’ was released in 2019 which debuted at #1 on iTunes, and won a South African Music Award for Best Pop Album. With a SAMA win and 7 SAMA nominations to his name, Matthew has played at most of South Africa’s major festivals, supported international bands such as Bastille, Of Monsters And Men and The Fray, as well as performed on international stages across the USA, Thailand, Russia and 2 extensive headline tours across Europe including the UK, Germany, The Netherlands, Austria & Switzerland.
Survivor Winner, Natalie Anderson Finding Your Inner Warrior
Natalie Anderson is the winner of CBS’s SURVIVOR season 29 and runner up on the all winners season ‘Survivor Winners at War’. She has also competed on the CBS reality competition series ‘The Amazing Race’ and MTV’s ‘The Challenge.
On-screen Natalie is known for her physical prowess, mental strength, and fierce competitiveness. Over the years through hardships both mental and physical Natalie has harnessed skills to endure extreme mental and physical obstacles. Off-screen Natalie is a CrossFit coach and personal trainer who is passionate about mental health, wellness, and fitness. She is a twin sister and aunty.
MasterChef Australia Winner, Larissa Dominello Blackberry and Beetroot Stripe Cake
Larissa, affectionally known as Larry, is Australia’s MasterChef winner for 2019, the youngest to ever win the series on Network Always full of life, it was Larissa’s unpretentious mix of confidence and tenacity that won the viewers and judges hearts.
Born and raised in Sydney in a big Lebanese family, Larissa says her fondest memories of food started in her grandparent’s peach farm. Food is the key ingredient that brings her large family together. Starting the competition with her ‘PUDDLEcotta’ it was only up from there. Larissa initially focused on the sweet style of creativity, though as the competition progressed everything came together in all styles of dishes. The judges put some of her dishes amongst the best they had ever seen ‘Absolute perfectionists when it comes to combining flavors’ said Gary and ‘She is creative and she’s got that with spades, we’ve seen it week in week out’ said George. “I take a lot of risks, but I do know that most of the time it will work for me. It’s pretty much just backing yourself and trusting that you know this dish works, it’s not too out there.” These risks resulted in high praise coming from some of the world’s best chefs ‘Amazing, Amazing’ Massimo Bottura and ‘It brings you in and wraps you up’ Heston Blumenthal.
Youtube Guitar SuperStar, Sean Daniels Chords and Songwriting
Sean Daniel is a man. A man of simple needs and desires. And the one desire, no, the one NEED, that stands above all is to spread the challenges, joy and intellectual stimulus of music to people of Earth and beyond. Born on the mean streets of upper-middle-class suburban Chicago, Sean learned the ways of the world through the dizzying heights of success to the lonesome depths of failure and emerged with the promise of a better tomorrow reflecting in his eyes and fiery passion in his belly.
He plays and teaches guitar on his YouTube channel to almost 400,000 followers, where he regularly releases original music and projects to the adulation of legions of fans, who often compare him to Chris Pratt and one time Ryan Reynolds. He’s currently in the market for a nice leather jacket.
Great British Bakeoff Winner, Frances Quinn Turn Your Brownies Into a Masterpiece
Frances Quinn is renowned for her creativity and was the inimitable winner of The Great British Bake Off 2013. Mixing together her background in design with her love of baking, she is able to create stunning, inventive, and unforgettable bakes. Treating each creation as a well-crafted piece of art from concept designs sketched in a notebook to the final masterpiece, each design is perfectly bespoke to the person or theme she has in mind. This, along with her passion for music and sport, witty personality, and quick quips, has garnered a great online following and invaluable relationships within the industry. From creating shortbread piano chords for Jools Holland to Florentines for Florence and the machine and a giant CLUB biscuit for Bombay Bicycle Club, with sweet Bombay mix-everyone unique to the artist. Since she was crowned champion she has been inundated with commissions for clients from the Tate, Design Museum to illustrator Quentin Blake and Nike to name but a few.
Frances released her first book Quinntessential Baking with Bloomsbury in 2015 and has gone on to appear on Saturday Kitchen, ITV’s This Morning, and break two Guinness World Records for the world’s biggest Jaffa Cake and Grand Slammy Jammy Dodger. As well as being affiliated in brand partnerships with some big names in the Food industry, Frances makes regular appearances at various Food and Drink festivals across the country demoing some of her greatest bakes. Including Wilderness Festival to Carfest and running workshops at Soho House to Richard Bertinet Cookery School in Bath. Running alongside all this, Frances is a keen and passionate runner, especially if there’s a running playlist involved! In 2018 she was the fastest female celebrity runner to finish in the hottest London marathon on record.
Cookbook Author, Serena Wolf Personal Branding
After graduating from Harvard, Serena Wolf cultivated her passion for food at Le Cordon Bleu Paris, receiving her cuisine diploma in 2011. Since then, she has put her culinary skills (and sense of humor) to work as a private chef, food writer, recipe developer, speaker, culinary instructor, and blogger at Domesticate-Me.com. She is also the former private chef for players on the New York Giants. Known for her witty and irreverent voice, Serena’s philosophy on cooking is that it should be creative, experimental, and fun (dammit!).
Her goal is to make delicious, nutritious meals accessible to the masses, including healthy eating skeptics—a subject she tackles in her blog column turned bestselling cookbooks The Dude Diet: Clean(ish) Food For People Who Like To Eat Dirty and The Dude Diet Dinnertime.
Singer/Songwriter, Majozi Music Collaboration
Hailing from the coastal city of Durban, Majozi is a proudly South African musician who burst onto the scene in 2013 with his catchy debut EP, Marvelous Light, before signing to Universal Music South Africa in 2014. After his follow-up, his first full-length album, “Fire”, debuted in the iTunes Top 3, the music industry really started to take notice. Majozi has two songs with over one million streams on Spotify, including“Fire” and his hit collaboration with Tresor “The Woods”, which has also been used on a national Mugg & Beann advertisement. In 2017, he went on to receive a SAMA nomination for Best Adult Contemporary Album for “Fire”.
In October 2018, Majozi released a self-titled album, that gained immediate success and recognition. Two singles from the album, “Waiting”, and “Somebody” turned into Number 1 hits, and the album also features a collab with three-times Grammy winners, The Soweto Gospel Choir. From playing at major South African festivals such as Rocking the Daisies, Oppi-Koppi, and Kday, to touring to Amsterdam and playing alongside local music greats, Francois van Coke and Die Heuwels Fantasties; to opening up for international acts like The Lumineers and Calum Scott, Majozi continues to build a loyal fan base, globally, who love his authentic and self-reflective music.
Wellness Leader & Author, Faith Hunter, Elevate Your Life
Faith Hunter is a globally recognized thought leader, yoga and meditation teacher, author, and SheEO. She began her practice of yoga and meditation in the early ’90s as a way to cope while her beloved brother Michael was dying from complications related to AIDS. Through the mindfulness and personal reflection gained from the practices, Faith was able to release her fears and experience an awakening from within. From that day forward, she committed herself to share these practices with the world.
All of Faith’s companies are Spiritually Fly™ spaces where yoga and wellness meet the culture, where ancient and sacred meet modern tech. Spiritually Fly is a philosophy that celebrates every moment of life and uses the technology of breath, movement, sound, and stillness in a fresh and modern way to encourage students to live an epic life. The movement is influenced by kundalini yoga, vinyasa, and various forms of meditation. As a next-generation teacher, Faith blends traditional yogic principles and real-world experience into an integrated system that is grounded, radical, and unforgettably Spiritually Fly. In addition to Spiritually Fly, Faith has also penned a book of poetry and daily inspirations, Shades of the Soul. Faith’s highlights include teaching the world’s largest yoga classes, as well as on the Great Lawn in Central Park and at the White House Easter Egg Roll. Faith is also a media darling, having graced the covers of Yoga Journal (twice), Om Yoga & Lifestyle, Origin, and Sweat Equity. She has also appeared on The Wendy Williams Show and The Real Housewives of Potomac and in Essence, Black Enterprise, Women’s Health, Shape, New York, and YOGA magazines.
Always eager to learn, explore, share, and build true community, Faith has been mentoring and teaching yoga and meditation since 2003 to practitioners of all skill levels around the globe.
Wellness Expert, Benjamin Sears The Gratitude Practice
Benjamin is an international teacher cited as a “master” by Yoga Journal. In 2007 he opened LUXYOGA, a legendary retreat center in the South of France, where he developed the LUXYOGA Sacred Geometry Vinyasa system. Benjamin leads teacher training, workshops, and retreats worldwide, and online. As a former athlete, he used yoga and his own ever-evolving integration of modern mobility science to heal from a serious spinal injury and multiple knee surgeries.
Benjamin has certifications in Katonah, Bikram, Forrest, Dharma Mittra Yoga, and Functional Range Conditioning, as well as studies within the Ido Portal Method, Ashtanga Yoga, Mindfulness Meditation, Wim Hoff Breathwork, The Oxygen Advantage, and Marma Ayurveda. Benjamin is renowned for integrating diverse modalities into an accessible package that transcends dogma and empowers students to practice in a healing way and make their own realizations. He is serious about his work, values precision, creativity, and also tells jokes that most people find funny.
Digital Nomad & Photographer, @Gingerwithagopro (Chad Nathan) Edit Photos Like a PRO
With over 8 years of experience in photography, videography, and social media, Wild Ginga (@gingerwithagopro) was brought to life specializing in short, impactful, and captivating content for small screens. In those years, he has managed to build up a following of over 30k followers on Instagram which has led him to learn a few things about the game and the hustle of social media.
While shooting content is a huge part of what Chad does, editing it is just as important. He prides himself on his meticulous and efficient editing skills. He has have leveraged his influence on Instagram to help raise over $40,000 for people in need during the Corona Virus pandemic. He did this by partnering with many different non-profits and creating content for them for free in these desperate times. In addition to doing pro bono work, Chad has also worked with some of the big-name brands such as GoPro, Hendricks Gin, Hisense, Reebok, Ucook, and Selina Hotels to name a few.
Food Influencer, @cookingwithbello (Angelo Bello) Italian “No Boil” Pasta
Bello is a passionate Italian food influencer, a professional dancer, and an actor. He is the creator of @cookingwithbello, a successful Italian cooking page on Instagram and TikTok. “For Italians, food is more than simple nutrition. It is culture, relationships, memories, and family.” He started cooking at a very young age, helping his mamma and grandmother in the kitchen. Through them he developed a passion for simple, authentic Italian recipes, using quality ingredients, and a love of sharing these recipes with friends and family.
He currently has more than 260k followers on Instagram and more than 550k followers on TikTok with 6.2m likes. His content is fun, playful and full of brilliant, simple recipes that appeal to every level of cook. He has worked with a number of brands, including Fillippo Berio UK, Magnesol and U:ME who love his authentic Italian food…and his ever-so-slightly cheeky on-screen persona!
In June 2021, Bello launched his first cookbook “Bello’s Sexy Pasta”, a collection of his most delicious and authentic pasta recipes.
AI Expert, Thomas Helfrich (AI Nerd) Generating Revenue with Ai Powered Content
Thomas “Ai Nerd” Helfrich is an expert in intelligent automation and Ai systems. As the CEO and Founder of instarel.ai, he has created the #1 Ai-Powered thought leadership content creation company.
Thomas is an influencer on LinkedIn and the host of the “Ai Nerd – Ai With Attitude” YouTube channel. He is always entertaining, informative, and engaging with the audience.
LinkedIn Influencer, Pratik Thakker Mastering LinkedIn
Pratik is Israel’s #1 LinkedIn Influencer, Angel Investor, Israel’s Tech Ambassador to India, Keynote Speaker, and Founder and CEO of Webzoly that helps tech companies grow in India and Asia-Pacific (APAC) by providing the local tech teams, capital, and drive the marketing, sales, and growth.
He has just turned 25 and is already a rising star. Dastic’s gift to you is the ever-growing passion he has to strive for perfection and innovation in music. Having grown up in the Netherlands, Damian Bast, alias Dastic, discovered his passion for music when he started producing his own tunes at a young age.
By not defining music as a particular genre, he developed his own sounds, combining credible vocals and sweet melodies to create something outstanding. Dastic currently has over 795K listeners on Spotify and has worked with artists from all over the world.
Ashley Nell Tipton, Project Runway Winner
During New York Fashion Week -2015, plus-size designer and reality TV star Ashley Nell Tipton, 28, took the fashion world by storm with her plus-size collection. As a result of her first-ever plus-sized collection, she won that season of Project Runway!
As part of her partnership with JC Penny, she created Boutique Plus, the first plus-size boutique within a major department store.
She has since created a Plus-Size Accessory Line, Plus-Size Glass Frames, and has become an advocate and influencer for Plus-Size individuals.
In 2017, she launched her own E-Commerce site and was ranked one of the top 2% new launches on the Shopify Ecommerce platform. She has been featured in USA today, Marie Claire, In-Style, Bustle, O, People Magazine and many other publications. She was recently selected for Forbes 30 under 30.
Today, Ashley is an outspoken advocate for self-acceptance, self-love, and self-care. Her own Youtube show “The Love “YOU” Show” was launched in 2020, and she continues to inspire and educate people.
Having gone from a size 28 to a size 16 (when she was on Project Runway), Ashley understands how to style and accessorise a variety of body types!
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