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  • Kru Phil Nurse

    Phil Nurse is a former muay Thai kickboxer and undefeated European Light Welterweight Champion, Double British Champion, and British All Styles Super Light Welterweight Champion. After gaining worldwide muay Thai recognition, Phil decided to try boxing and quickly climbed to number 11 in the UK with a record of 14-3-0. As a Thai boxer, Phil has fought professionally in the UK, Italy, Hong Kong, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.S. He has earned the title of Kru (“teacher” in Thai) and currently is the owner and senior instructor at The Wat, which offers New York’s premier authentic Thai boxing experience.

  • Toby Stull

    An American Sailing Association-certified instructor and lifelong sailor, Toby Stull runs the first professional sailing school and charter business in the nation that is directed at LGBT sailors, Out on the Water Sailing. His gay-owned and operated adventure sports sailing company encourages diversity and welcomes all students regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or skill level, offering sailing lessons, charters, vessel training, and destination vacations. Toby is an experienced yachtsman and instructor having raced through college in multiple Block Island race weeks, as well as several Long Island Sound campaigns. Toby has restored and lived aboard several sailboats including a C&C 35 Mark 1, on which he won several regattas within Eastern Long Island Sound. He's held several professional crew positions aboard vessels up to 140 feet.

  • Kristina Reese

    Kristina Reese is a professional ballroom dancer based in New York City. She has traveled the country teaching, performing and competing. Her DVIDA certifications and dance knowledge along with her enthusiasm and passion for dance combine to create an enjoyable, educational and fun dance experience.

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