Allison Cross is a community-based music therapist living in Louisville, KY. A native of Murray, KY, she came to Louisville to study music therapy in 2003. She received her bachelor’s degree in music therapy from the University of Louisville in 2010 and received training in using Neurologic Music Therapy techniques (credential held from 2011-2014). Allison is the owner of Restorative Sound, LLC a music therapy company serving Louisville Metro and surrounding counties. Since its founding in 2017, the company has expanded its outreach to include digital music workshops, music therapy supervision, and speaking engagements. Allison continues to work with children, teens and adults who have emotional and/or developmental needs, and she is involved with various music related projects throughout the area.
Cynthia's first experience with yoga occurred about 15 years ago, when, out of curiosity, she took her first Yoga lesson during a beach trip in her home country of Mexico. She immediately knew yoga would be integral in her life.
She embarked on her teaching journey shortly thereafter, teaching in local studios in Atlanta in both English and Spanish, looking to inspire students to connect body, mind, and soul. A true believer that everything comes to you in the right moment, Cynthia moved across the country to Portland, where she completed her Yoga Alliance 200-hour yoga teacher training focused in with smart sequencing Vinyasa Yoga, she is currently completing her 500hr with Jason Crandell and an applied Yoga Integration certification.
Currently she teaches yoga classes at Local Studios in Portland where she gives workshops for adults & kids. She also loves to lead yoga retreats outside the US by combining all her passion for Yoga, fitness, and meditation with students that want to immerse in a better way into this way experience.
Francisco is an actor / interior designer who grew up in Venezuela/Canada. He currently lives in LA and loves short-shorts, tacos and inappropriate jokes. His favorite sound is laughter and his favorite sport is competitive candle-making.
He’s never met a kaftan that he didn’t like and spends most of his time, typing deleting and retyping things he’s writing. You can follow him on Instagram / Twitter / Facebook by searching Franciscochu.
make less strangers
Join Front Porch Sessions in helping to make less strangers in the world! These events are about listening and sharing with an open heart so put your phone away, turn off your devices and reconnect to the people in your city. Three storytellers will share a personal story around a chosen theme. Audience members will also have an opportunity to share and form deeper connections with each other. Come alone or bring your family and friends. All are welcome.