Lisa Merkle is a self described Yogi, Event Designer and a Cancer Survivor. Diagnosed in July of 2016 and recently resurfacing from treatment, she is moved to share lessons endured in an effort to educate and inspire others on the topic of cancer prevention and awareness. Her professional life reflects her passion for healthy living. As a certified yoga teacher, Holistic Health Coach and a background in photo and event production, Lisa launched an event and lifestyle design studio with a focus on serving clients associating with health and wellness trends. She recently relocated to Miami after 17 years in New York City, with sights set on developing an Urban Farm in Overtown Miami: a food desert and historically underserved community in downtown Miami. Prior to launching her own business, she spent a decade as Studio Manager at the photography studio of photographer Bruce Weber. You can connect with Lisa through her website, www.lisamerkle.com or follow her journey on instagram at @lisamerkle212.