ABOUT US

'Life Is Now NYC' by Franck Muhel is an international trademark clothing and accessories company that represents style and quality for; 

DANCE,

FITNESS,

SPORTSWEAR,

YOGA and the perfect attire for all occasions.

Founded in New York City by Franck Muhel,

dancer - choreographer, 'Life Is Now NYC' is based on creativity and reflects a positive attitude towards life, bringing optimism and success to people.

A Little Bit About Franck...

Born in Martinique, Franck Muhel is a dance performer, teacher and choreographer renowned for his dynamic creative energy that inspires and electrifies audiences all over the world.

Teaching dance for more than 20 years Franck specializes in Latin, Afro, Salsa/Mambo and traditional Caribbean folkloric dance. As principal dancer with Eddie Torres, the Mambo King, and featured soloist, Franck has performed with internationally acclaimed orchestras: Joe Bataan, Mitch Frohman Latin Jazz Quartet, The Mambo Legends, Frankie Morales Orchestra, Jimmy Delgado Orchestra, Jimmy Bosch Orchestra, Orlando Marin Orchestra, Roberto Rodriguez Band, Eddie Montalvo Band, Frankie Vasquez & Los Soneros Del Barrio, Bobby Sanabria and many others. 

He performs at Summerstage, Bric Festival and Salsa in the Park New York City yearly.

In 2005, Franck created the 'Franck Muhel Dance Company' specializing in Afro Caribbean dance.

He currently teaches Afro Caribbean dance at the prestigious Ballet des Ameriques School and Dance Company. Franck also gives open group classes at several venues in New York City.


 

Meet our Models

Brianna Jones is an NYC based Dance Instructor and Model. Her current dance focuses are in Bachata, Salsa and Kizomba. She is presently a part of Zafire Dance Company.

 

From Seattle, WA
 

“If you hear a voice within you say

‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”

Brianna Jones

 

 

Joomin Hwang is an NYC based dancer/singer/actor.

He recently filmed a feature film starring with Eddie Mekka (Carmine from Laverne & Shirley).

He will be in a Off-Broadway show in this September.

From South Korea

Joomin Hwang

“We can only control this moment. We can't change the past and future is not here yet.

Time never waits.

Live this moment and do whatever you want, now. Life is Now.”

Laura Lebron

Sandra Passirani

 

Sandra is a French, New York City based, certified personal trainer.

After more than 20 years as a professionally trained dancer, and 10 years teaching in the fitness world, she is now focusing exclusively on her personal training clientele.

She enjoys helping them feel empowered as they get stronger and more in sync with their body.

Goals are quickly achieved using a compilation of short metabolic workouts.

Sandra brings the gym to your home, accommodating your schedule.

Book your first session on LifeIsNow.com.

Summer is sold out, but sign up now to get started this fall.

Let's get to work, Life is NOW!

From Paris, France

 

Laura Lebron is a Dominican actress, singer, yogi and acroyogi.
As an actress, Laura's credits include Sharpay Evans in "High School Musical on Stage",

Chava in "Fiddler on the Roof", Tammy in "Hairspray", ensemble in "The miracle of Fatima",

ensemble in "The Temple of the Souls", Vivienne Kensington in "Legally Blonde: the Musical",

Sylviana in "The merry widow", Nina Rosario in "In the Heights" to name a few...
Some of her Film and TV credits include "Latin American Idol", "Connect Cuba" and she was Nominated for Best Actress in the Dominican Soberano Awards (2015 & 2017)

From Dominican Republic

 

Ericka Fignole Dancer, Event Producer and Organizer.

Founder of Ericka Productions and also Mambo for Haiti.

Dance background in Hip Hop, Latin and More. Ericka is has been Student and Dance Partner of The Mambo King Eddie Torres for years till present. She is also the Organizer for the Upcoming and Anticipated Dance Fiesta Event.

From New York

Ericka Fignole

"Music in my heart dance in my soul"

"I love to perform and believe great art is a beautiful way to move and inspire people."

Jordan.J. Adams

 

 

Jordan is a NYC based an actor, singer, dancer and model.

After graduating with high honours from Write State University he moved to NYC in January 2017. Upon arrival he booked his first lead role in "In The Heights" as Benny and was a featured model in ANIMIZE magazine Volume 2 Issue 3 May 2017.

From Louisville, KY

Shelby Joy Cole

 

Shelby Joy Cole is a New York native, having grown up on the lower east side and trained throughout the boroughs.

She has been classically trained in ballet, modern, and ballroom.

After a competitive career she found love and freedom in Brazilian Zouk and Tahitian dance.

She is actively performing and teaching around the city and neighbouring areas, looking to spread her love for dance wherever the road leads.

From New York

"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it."
Bruce Lee

Myriam Gadri

Myriam Gadri was born in Switzerland and also raised in

Togo ( Africa) and London ( UK). She is a dancer, performer, actor, model now living in New York.

  Myriam has performed on the “Today Show" numerous times including "Summer Concert Series” with Pitbull and Mark Anthony, the "Ugly Betty" season 4 launch party, "Fake Off" Season 2 with DECA Crew on TrueTV, NY KNICKS 'Latin' half time show at Madison Square Garden, performed in Miami for Don Omar in the Latin Billboard Awards two years running, Marc Jacobs - Decadance fragrance launch,

The Latin Quarter Casino Show and made an appearance on SNL Christmas Special with Amy Adams.

She has made numerous appearances infusing Latin and African dance styles with several dance companies. She made her U.S musical debut with "The Wiz" at Arkansas Theatre Rep, and then2 productions of "In The Heights" where she was the first woman to play the role of Graffiti Pete in one of these productions. She toured with The Hip Hop Nutcracker where she played the 'Mother', Performed at the IIFA Awards (International Indian Film Academy) had the honour to be in "Broadway Bares - Equity Fights Aids" and had her first US modelling feature in ANIMIZE magazine Volume 2 Issue 3 May 2017.

She is thrilled to be a part of "Life Is Now"

From Suisse/French via London

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