Dr. Gabrielle Francis
About Dr. Gabrielle Francis
has been practicing natural medicine for more than thirty years, She is a Naturopathic Doctor, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, and Licensed Massage therapist. Dr. Francis currently practices in New York City as THE HERBAN ALCHEMIST.
She also operates BACKSTAGE ALTERNATIVE
, which is her natural medicine road show that provides chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, nutrition and herbal remedies to performing artists on tour.
Dr. Francis received her formal medical training at National College of Chiropractic and at Bastyr University. She has extensive training in Alternative Cancer Therapies, Environmental Medicine, Functional Medicine, Mind-Body medicine, and Bio-Identical Hormone therapies. Following her formal medical education, Dr. Francis travelled extensively to various parts of the world studying medicine with indigenous healers in countries such as China, India, Thailand, Bali, Brazil, Morocco, Peru, Guatemala, Ecuador, Belize, Mexico, Egypt, and Mali.
Stacy Baker Masand is a health, fitness and lifestyle editor whose work has appeared in magazines such as InStyle, Marie Claire, Self, Shape, Fitness, DuJour and Women’s Health. She’s co-author of New York Times bestseller Your Best Body Now. Stacy is currently developing projects for both small and big screen.LONN M. FRIEND
is a published author and veteran multi-media journalist, best known as editor of the iconic hard rock publication, RIP magazine. He composed his debut memoir, Life on Planet Rock (2006 Random House/Three Rivers Press) while in Las Vegas residence and recounts several literary adventures there in his second book, Sweet Demotion (2011 AuthorHouse). Friend was born and raised in Los Angeles.
JULIE PANEBIANCO is a music business veteran, writer and event producer: In marketing and A&R worked for Warner Bros, A&M and Capitol Records, collaborating with such artists as the Replacements, New Order, Husker Du, Soul Asylum, Counrtney Love,REM & Beastie Boys; Produced, with Adam Yauch, the Tibetan Freedom Concert Record, produced charity events for The Food Bank For New York City, The Clinton Foundation, the ACLU, and One & RED Campaigns; amongst others has scribbled for the Boston Phoenix, Musician, the Name, and the legendary fanzine Matter Magazine; booked mario Batall’s program on the Food Network; and generally likes a challenge.