photo session with Jiyang Chen in NYC

I am super excited about these photos shot by Jiyang Chen. He’s rather wonderful! Jiyang is a New York City based fashion and portrait photographer, also known for his background in music. He is an accomplished concert pianist who similarly studied at New York University. You can read more from his bio here. We decided to meet up at Washington Square…

10 suggestions for a NYC Christmas

If you haven’t experienced NY at Christmas time, it is an absolute MUST. Here are a few ideas to get you started! 1.)   Hot chocolate from Magnolia Bakery I hear the banana pudding and Rockette cupcakes are a HIT also More cocoa options around the city: Balthazar Bakery – Soho, Lexington Candy Shop – Upper East Side, MarieBelle…

exploring Boston & NYC with my favorites

My goodness this post is well overdue. Again I have been swamped with assignments, classes and many rehearsals. Twelve to fourteen hour days at NYU are something else. Although I have no complaints, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t exhausted. At least I love what I’m doing! photo taken by Nastia Liukin {…

How NYC .d r a w s. you. in.

This past weekend, I was able to travel to the Big Apple to perform at a major event with a dance group named Keshet. Together we stayed at the Waldorf Astoria off of Park Ave. & 49th St. If you can imagine the beauty of this place, the incredible ballroom set up with the stage…