Ashton Antoine (RYT 200) is a competitive cyclist and runner who believes everyone can achieve optimal health and wellness in a safe, effective and sustainable way. Ashton loves life and brings his optimistic approach to every training program and client relationship. Specializing in athletic performances, strength, and conditioning, with a focus on running and cycling, Ashton emphasizes the mind-body connection for active, healthy lifestyles. Yoga has allowed him to deepen the connection between mind and body and has enhanced self-love and compassion. When teaching, he encourages his students to create their own daily practice. Ashton is a certified functional strength (CFSC), precision nutrition (PN1), and pre/postnatal coach.
Talib Jasir is a storyteller, author, podcast producer, and advocate for the people and their collective power. Born a twin in Baltimore, MD, Talib spent his earliest years traversing the backwoods of Maryland’s Eastern Shore under the guardianship of his Great Grandmother. Reared by a village of irrepressible folk, he learned the paramountcy of kinship, love, and the dynamism of language. Talib is a creative entrepreneur with over 17 years of professional experience in marketing and advertising. Founder of the Afros & Audio Podcast Festival and the Vanguard Podcast Network, he is also a dual certified FWD Movement Coach with a focus on supporting creatives, podcast creators, and entrepreneurs. Talib received his BA in Public Policy/Urban Studies, Africana Studies, and Social Justice (Summa Cum Laude) from St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ.