“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.” -Henry David Thoreau
Stephanie Cain is a journalist and content strategist in the lifestyle space, who has experience as a magazine editor, digital producer, content marketer and public speaker. She focuses on weddings, wine, food and travel, having worked on staff at The Knot, Wine Spectator, and Elite Traveler. Additionally, her byline has appeared in The New York Times, Brides, Afar, Esquire, PureWow, PEOPLE, Hamptons, and Specialty Food News, and she has been a featured expert on CNBC, Bloomberg, NPR, CBS Los Angeles and MSN.com, among others. Beyond writing and editing, she has adept knowledge of how to grow brands online using editorial as a tool for luxury e-commerce companies, including Ahalife.com. Additionally, she is also a 200-hour certified yoga instructor, volunteer with the New York Junior League, vice chair of a fundraiser for children's food education, avid traveler, culinary adventurer, and sommelier accredited by the Court of Master Sommeliers. She holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Columbia University and lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with her husband, Vik.
As a sommelier, Stephanie holds a Level 1 certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers for wine, beer and spirits. She has experience writing about wine, cider, cocktails and more for both national publications and as a content marketing strategists for beverage e-commerce brands and brick-and-mortar shops in the New York City area. Further, she has front-of-house and cocktail experience at Michelin-starred restaurants.
As a yoga instructor, Stephanie currently teaches vinyasa yoga classes at Crunch Gym as well as corporate classes across Manhattan. She holds a 200-hour RYT certification from Yoga Vida in New York City and completed a six-month internship with Heather Lilleston, founder of retreat company Yoga For Bad People.
Read more about her experience at stephaniecainyoga.com.
As a philanthropist, Stephanie supports causes around the health of our country's youth. She is the vice chair of communications for Savor The Spring, a fundraising food and beverage tasting event that supports culinary education in disadvantaged neighborhoods. She is a volunteer with the New York Junior League, as well as a passionate advocate for the causes of Defy Ventures, Wish Upon a Wedding, and Horton's Kids.