Christa Avampato

Christa is a writer, product developer, and fundraiser. She is the Founder of the company Chasing Down the Muse and creator of brands Compass Yoga and One Fine Yogi. Equally inspired by ancient wisdom and modern tech, her writing examines how business and technology push cultural change. Christa's 15-year career has stretched across Capitol Hill, Broadway theatre, education, nonprofit fundraising, health and wellness, and Fortune 500 companies in retail, media, and financial services. In every experience, she has used her sense of and respect for elegant design to develop meaningful products, services, programs, and events that make this world a better place. A recovering multi-tasker, she is a proud alum of UPenn (BA) and the Darden School at UVA (MBA). When not in front of her Mac, she on her yoga mat, walking her rescue dog, Phin, traveling with a purpose, or practicing the high-art of people watching in New York City, a wonderful and turbulent city that she proudly calls home. Follow her on Twitter @christanyc.

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Tue Dec 10



Christanyc published an article 10:56 AM

Why Chip Wilson Resigning From Lululemon Board is Great News for Yoga Lovers

Chip Wilson's departure as chairman of the board at Lululemon may be good for the company's tarnished image. It is certainly good for the global yoga community.

Wed Dec 4



Christanyc published an article 10:43 AM

6 Things That Could Prevent Amazon Prime Air From Getting Off the Ground

What could possibly go wrong with the use of drones for delivery?

Mon Dec 2



Christanyc published an article 12:53 PM

How Amazon Prime Air's Drone Technology Could Affect Other Businesses

On the heels of Jeff Bezos's R&D announcement of Amazon Prime Air, let's explore the implications of drone delivery technology for consumers and businesses.

Sun Dec 1



Christanyc published an article 10:37 AM

Tips and Tools to Make Cyber Monday Merry, Bright, and Affordable

Here are some tactics and tools to help shoppers get the best deals and save time during Cyber Monday.

Tue Nov 26



Christanyc published an article 2:21 PM

The Economic Implications of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Exploring the far-reaching effects of the new Iran nuclear deal on the economies of the U.S., Iran, and across the globe. Plus, an examination of the political impacts at home and abroad.

Mon Nov 25



Christanyc published an article 11:10 AM

Shopping Apps and Tips to Save You Money on Christmas Shopping

A review of mobile apps designed to save money and to make holiday gift buying, party planning, meal prep and planning, card sending, and travel easier. Plus tips on how to make the holidays happy, limit stress, and stick to a budget.

Fri Nov 15



Christanyc published an article 2:25 PM

Your Brain Is Hardwired to Love Black Friday Deals

Find sales irresistible? You're not alone, and it might be your brain's fault. Why does your brain find certain deals so enticing, and how can you use that knowledge to stay within your holiday budget?

Thu Nov 14



Christanyc published an article 1:31 PM

Giving Americans Cheap Car Insurance Without Bankrupting Insurance Companies Is Easier Than You Thin

Auto insurance companies charge outrageously high premiums at the expense of consumers in every state except California. Find out how we can save consumers $350 billion over the next decade while allowing auto insurance companies to maintain [more]

Tue Oct 29



Christanyc published an article 10:55 AM

Buying Stock in Athletes a Win-Win For Players and Fans

A look at the valuation of pro sports teams and the athletes who play them.

Mon Oct 21



Christanyc published an article 11:33 PM

The Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets? It's Not So Simple Anymore

Advice, tips, and tricks to find and purchase airline tickets at the best prices.

Tue Oct 8



Christanyc published an article 11:31 AM

How to Make a Viral Video: Dove Beauty Sketches

A viral video has three main ingredients. Using Dove's recent wildfire success, Dove Beauty Sketches, let's examine how they hit the marketing campaign jackpot, again.

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