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Inspiring Stories from Miami Beach

The heart of our mission at VoyageMIA is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks, we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Miami’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool.  Check out inspiring stories from Miami Beach below.

Ashli Katz

I grew up as a gymnast and dancer. Music and movement have been an engrained passion for me for as long as I can remember. Being a movement teacher for almost a decade , (spin, barre, dance, yoga, etc) I felt and still feel the fitness industry has become all about the end result. Read more>>

Lauren Feingold, Ashanty Williams

When it comes to fitness and conditioning, we don’t mess around. Our shared passion for working out was the catalyst that brought us together at our local Miami gym a few years back. It was our collective desire to elevate our performance levels and realize our true strength through plant based protein and nutrient dense food. Read more>>

Sanela Ebbeskov Jankovic, Morten Ebbeskov Jankovic

We saw a huge need for Professional Real Estate Photography in South Florida, so we decided to start a Professional Photography Company to help Realtors, Brokers and Home-Owners to market and sell houses, we started our business over 3 years ago, and our company is very successful, and we are growing very rapidly and fast. Read more>>

Grace Della

I started Miami Culinary Tours in 2010. My mother was a huge inspiration to me. Her passion for cooking, love of people and her skills as an educator gave me the idea to start a food tour that she could run in her own home town. I remembered as a little girl that the happiest times at home were when my mom would cook, family would come around and everyone would share stories around the table. Read more>>

Catherine Esposito Prescott

My background is in creative writing. After receiving an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from NYU, I moved to Miami for a tenure-track position at Miami Dade College teaching many different classes in writing and literature. I was there for two years before my first son was born. Becoming a mom changed everything, and (for many complicated reasons), I decided to teach part-time instead of full-time. Read more>>

Cleo Vo-Dai

Cleo, a native of Montreal, began her yoga practice during her college years at McGill at Moksha Yoga Montreal – aa studio that is part of 65 Moksha/Modo locations worldwide. After university, she started her career as a publicist for Cirque du Soleil handling the entertainment company’s marketing and public relations for 7 years before taking on roles as the Marketing Director for large companies such as Nikki Beach Worldwide and AJ Capital Partners. Read more>>

Marc Wachter

For most of my life I’ve been passionate about the pursuit of wellness and longevity, I’ve been studying and researching how nutrition and superfoods
could help me live my best life possible. For over 20 years, I’ve been consistently starting my morning with an alkalizing green drink, which I’m certain has had a profound positive impact on my health, appearance, and overall well-being. Read more>>

Mike Pacifico

I was born in New York, raised in Fairfield, CT, and attended undergrad in Atlanta. Then moved to the NYC, worked on Wall Street, met my beautiful wife, and attended grad school at Columbia. Then off to Amazon in Seattle, boomeranged back to NYC, and down to Miami after one too many northeast winters. Read more>>

Jodi Hershey

My story starts when I was working in a high stressed job for about 13 years. I was raising a family and was walking around with a low-grade fever for months, I was tired all the time. I was exhausted just getting out of bed. It felt like I was walking around with the bad flu but I wasn’t. Read more>>

Lauren Beall

I grew up traveling my whole life with my family. We would travel all over the world and this sparked my interest and love for travel. My grandmother started taking me to Europe at a young age and I loved it! I lived in Europe during college and traveled all around. Read more>>

Galit Zarco

After college, I moved back home to Miami and was headed the Dental route. I graduated with honors in Biology, was vice-president of the dental association and had two interviews lined up for dental school. I wasn’t completely convinced, however, that it was what I was meant to do. Read more>>

Patricia Bruno Rivero

I have always had a passion for vintage. My Mom left me boxes of vintage jewlery and sewing notions. I began adding to that collection in the late 80’s. As the years passed, my collection grew. Read more>>

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