HOLLI BAKER is a millennial lifestyle and wellness brand devoted to finding the balance between life and art. Created by a screenwriter who found that living the life of an artist isn’t always conducive to living a healthy lifestyle, Holli Baker provides insight on how to maintain physical, mental and emotional well-being through the practice of self-care and the expression of creativity.
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Myah Hollis | Founder
Myah is the founder and editor-in-chief of Holli Baker. She is a screenwriter & lifestyle blogger based in Los Angeles, CA. Combining her love for the arts and her passion for holistic living, she established Holli Baker during her senior year at Temple University in 2012. Hollis is the creator of the series Or Die Trying and the co-founder of Pretty Thing, a female-driven production company and branding agency. She is also an aerialist, having recently partnered with Athleta for their 2018 campaign.
Sarah Hawkins | Contributor
Sarah covers career and all things Hollywood for Holli Baker. She is a creative producer, specializing in distribution and marketing. She is a freelance producer for the female-driven production company, Busted Buggy Entertainment, and worked for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Hawkins is also the co-owner of the Lancaster County-based production company, Dadley Productions, and the co-founder of Pretty Thing, a female-driven production company and branding agency.
Lula Fotis | Contributor
Lula covers lifestyle and self-care for Holli Baker. She is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles, currently pursuing the long and winding road of writing and directing indie films. Since becoming an Angeleno five years ago it was inevitable she would complete a 200-hour yoga teacher training and try all of Gwyneth’s recommendations that she could afford. It’s taken many years of trial and error but she has finally discovered a self-care practice that is sustainable and potentially useful to others. Her primary interests surround the intersection of love/ self-love, creativity, technology and food (both healthy and not).
Serene Ball | Contributor
Serene covers relationships, culture, and self-care for Holli Baker. She’s the resident East Coaster of the site, born in New York, but based in Philadelphia, PA and yes, she’s been in search of a color darker than black for years. When she’s not spending her time balancing her day jobs and cooking, she’s a co-host of Before I Forget… The Podcast, a podcast of three black women who talk about any and everything that crosses their paths. In her free time, she’s a devoted dog mom, cheeseburger enthusiast and enjoys long walks in Target.
Chelsea Rivera | Contributor
Chelsea covers health and wellness for Holli Baker. She is a Los Angeles-based actress, writer, and blogger. Chelsea is the creator of the female-driven comedic series, Female Friendly, and the pet-wellness blog, SimpleWag. When she’s not in creator mode, Chelsea can be found hiking, dancing to reggaeton, and getting bossed around by her 5 lb. Maltipoo.
Rachel Leyco | Contributor
Rachel covers psych and culture for Holli Baker. She is an award-winning filmmaker, actress, and writer based in LA. From screenplays to poems, she’s always had a deep wonderment for words and its nuanced nature. She is an intersectional feminist, mental health advocate, and a woman with a purpose of create empowering stories that matter. Rachel is also the Co-Founder of Empower House Media, a female-focused new media company.
Cameran Surles | Contributor
Cameran covers food and fitness for Holli Baker. She is a writer, producer and actor living in West Hollywood, CA. When she’s not “taking metings” or trying to modernize the Rom Com, you can find her recipe testing to prove once and for all you can eat food that tastes good and healthy (*well, healthy-ish), accumulating cheat meals and dining al fresco, or drinking too much funky, natural wine. She believes in the power of food and wine to bring people together and that there’s nothing a little sunshine and salt air can’t cure.
Catherine Uram, MD | Contributor
Dr. Uram covers nutrition and wellness for Holli Baker. She is a physician at Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group, a fellow of Dr. Andrew Weil’s Center for Integrative Medicine, and a member of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. She has treated patients and taught in numerous academic and private centers around the world and incorporates her work with indigenous healers into her practice.