Prasada is an evolution in workplace wholebeing that springs from our unique backgrounds in business, human resources, health and wellness, design, story telling and communications.
As business and human resource professionals, we engage people so they are fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about their work to take positive action to further the organization’s success.
As health professionals, we teach practices that calm the mind for optimal work and joy.
As architects and designers, we pursue beauty, comfort and delight in the physical spaces around us.
As storytellers and communicators, we share what matters, listen loudly and connect and collaborate with each workplace culture.
Now, we combine these talents in a holistic approach to workplace wholebeing for our clients.
If you’re committed to the health and productivity of your employees and organization, we’re a match. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Meet the Team
With Prasada, Alice and her team create 360 degrees of workplace wholebeing. Drawing on her backgrounds in architecture, exhibit design, storytelling, human resources, positive psychology, yoga and mindfulness she brings ease and beauty to the workplace, often finding simple, elegant approaches to challenges. She works closely with HR professionals and executive teams to plan and design programs that support corporate cultures where people can thrive.
Clients are unanimous in their praise of Alice’s commitment to helping them solve problems. Her corporate professionalism and ability to truly connect with people provides a comfortable environment for the exploration of building wholebeing practices.
Alice enjoys yoga, hiking, ping pong, dancing WestCoast swing and making yummy meals with her family. She recently got courageous enough to join CrossFit and is working hard on her double unders.
She LOVES books, creating new programs with all sorts of stories and metaphors to help people make the changes they desire, and holotropic breathwork.
Alice professional experience includes:
- Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University
- Master of Fine Arts in Museum Exhibition and Planning and Design, University of the Arts Philadelphia
- 200-Hr Registered Yoga Teacher, Wake-up Yoga Philadelphia
- Certificate in Positive Psychology, Wholebeing Institute
- Extensive Experience in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
- 9- Month Rebirthing Training as a Breathworker
Sarah joined Prasada in 2012 and brought her unique and diverse background of experience to the team. From a corporate career in Media Communications and Marketing to owning her own business in the Health and Wellness Industry, she knows first hand the importance of wholebeing practices in the workplace.
She was an integral part of the growth of Prasada before taking a few years off to be at home with her growing family. In 2018, she returned to the team to work directly with clients and help serve and guide them through planning and delivering successful programs that matter. In addition, she has been an essential part of the expansion of many programs and our growing team across the United States.
Her passion for people and her ability to understand clients needs and collaborate with them has built relationships with many organizations that have lasted for years. Finding new ways to keep clients connected and engaged with their own health and wholebeing goals is what she is all about.
Sarah loves early morning workouts, cooking and eating, succulent plants, living room dance parties with her boys, reading just about anything non-fiction, going to the movies with her dad, all animals, and watching Game of Thrones.
Sarah’s professional experience includes:
- Bachelor of Arts in Communications: Temple University
- 600+ hrs Massage Therapy Education – Cortiva Institute Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy
- Pennsylvania Licensed Massage Therapist
- Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
- Member of the American Massage Therapy Association
- In Training for the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coaching Certification
Current Favorite Book:
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
In 2010, a chance encounter during a dog walk led Meg to the Prasada team. Today she is one of the most requested yoga instructors and Wholebeing Guide Presenters due to her passion and knowledge of the practices of Yoga, Meditation, Reiki and Ayurveda. Her love for yoga began at an early age and she has become an established and respected member of the Philadelphia Yoga community.
Meg has over 12 years of experience teaching and practicing holistic wellness. Originally trained as an opera singer, Meg uses her calming and dulcet voice to help guide clients through their classes and workshops, making these practices both accessible and enjoyable for everyone.
She loves the art of photography, is learning to play the upright bass, and can be found hiking and enjoying the outdoors when she is not hitting the bullseye for her local ax-throwing league. But she always remembers to make time for snuggles with her favorite “magical creature” —her cat, Cassio.
Meg’s professional experience includes:
- Bachelor of Music and Vocal Performance, West Chester University
- 500+ hours ParaYoga® Master Training Certification
- Level 4 Reiki Master Teacher
- Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist
- In Training as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor
- 10+ years of Meditation practice and teaching
- In Training as a Precision Nutrition Coaching Certification Level 1
Current Favorite Book:
Prayers of Honoring Voice by Pixie Lighthorse
Jack is a Mindfulness speaker and teacher and a former Civil Engineer who has worked across the country and around the world and for many years served as a regional water resources program manager in California. He was involved with many public projects and processes and through this work he developed a passion for problem-solving and team building to help support engineering and science professionals who play important roles in that public dialogue.
In 2013, he turned his focus to the practice of mindfulness meditation and its positive effects on the workplace and in 2014 became a certified yoga instructor. Jack melds the practices of yoga and mindfulness with the latest findings from neuroscience and the identified emotional intelligence skills required of modern leaders in a way that is accessible and enjoyable.
In 2018 Jack successfully completed the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (www.siyli.org) mindfulness teacher certification program. Search Inside Yourself is a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence training that was born and developed at Google in conjunction with thought leaders and experts on mindfulness, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence.Recent Blog Posts:
For the last seven years, Stacy has been our Master Coordinator managing the day-to-day operations at Prasada. Stacy works closely with clients to schedule programs, chair massage and health fairs across the United States. Her attention to detail and Jedi-like organization skills keep the Prasada team on track and running like a well-oiled machine. With her at the helm of the daily ins and outs, we are able to showcase our professionalism and ability to keep growing with our clients’ needs.
Extensive experience in account management across many industries including publishing, event planning, telecommunications, and corporate wellness make Stacy an invaluable member of the Prasada team.
When she is not organizing the Prasada team, you can find Stacy traveling to one of the many track, basketball or soccer games for her two children, enjoying some alone time on a run or dreaming about her next travel adventure with her family.
Stacy’s professional experience includes:
- Bachelor of Arts, Communications – Widener University
Liz Calabrese focuses on creating built environments that connect us to nature and natural systems and processes to promote human and environmental health and well-being.
LIz is a licensed architect and LEED-AP (certified in green building design and construction) and has been the principal architect for Calabrese Architects, Inc. for over 20 years. She has been teaching biophilic and ecological design at the University of Vermont since 2011, where she also received a Masters of Science with a project titled, The Architecture of Healing: Designing Hope for the 21st Century.