Ms. Downes describes herself as a multi-media healing artist. She also enjoys reporting on good news, arts, entertainment and inspirations. Currently activities include the new media / digital world: "Yoga Flava TV" Content Provider (Producer / Host) for the Feel Rich TV Network on YouTube, Featured Blogger and Life Coach for Interactive One: Elev8.com, HelloBeautiful.com and UrbanDaily.com. Producer and Web Host for "What's Up With Downes"on the Robin Downes Network.
Career highlights in the media industry include; Music Coordinator for The Cosby Show, Production Coordinator for Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing, Unit Publicist for New Jack City, Producer/Director for the PBS special Black Conservatism. Independently she wrote, produced, and directed the short film Go For It. In 1994, Robin moved to Hollywood and worked at Paramount pictures as a development associate for the producers of A Clear and Present Danger and The General's Daughter. Additionally, an Agent Associate in the Motion Picture Division of The William Morris Agency in Beverly Hills, California. Robin's professional journey from the media arts to the healing arts makes her the perfect guide into today's rapidly expanding Yoga, Health and Wellness community.
Robin has earned the distinction of being the first African-American female yoga instructor to have a internationally distributed Yoga DVD through Walmart, "Robin Downes' Yoga FlavaTM Volume 1: For Relaxation."
Celebrity clients have included: Russell Simmons (Entrepreneur)
From 2004 - 2008, Robin was heard everyday on Sirius Satellite Radio's R&B Heart and Soul programming at 7:20am and 10:20am EST for Yoga Flava(r) 60-second fitness tips of the day.
Robin received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Adelphi University and was a music major at the prestigious Fiorella LaGuardia High School of Music and Art in her hometown of New York City. http://www.youtube.com/
"Having the ability to relax, gives you the ease to be dynamic." - Robin Downes
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GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the “Kool Kats…Gotham Nights” greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick’s unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.
About GingerNewYork host Ginger Broderick:
Broderick perhaps better known to many as “The Media CPA” is a fixture on the media circuit.
Ms. Broderick appeared regularly for eight years on weekend morning financial segments for WABC Eyewitness News. She has appeared on Good Day New York, WNBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, NY1 and WOR Radio discussing tax-related issues. She has interviewed with top financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Wealth Manager.
Ms. Broderick completed her TV Producer’s Certification at Manhattan Neighborhood Network and launched her own talk/variety show, GingerNewYork. Segments of the show are aired LIVE at the MNN studios and taped at the Gibson Guitar showroom/Rehearsal Studios in New York City.
Broderick is a faculty member of Queens College/CUNY Continuing Education Program. Broderick obtained a B.S. degree in accounting from St. John’s University in New York City and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York.
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