November 9, 2019
Mystic Journey Presents:

Laughter Medicine

Barefoot Comedy

Pritesh Shah



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Mystic Journey presents Barefoot Comedy, a monthly* comedy show in our yoga studio!

With a new lineup each month of hilarious working comedians, the show has featured the likes of Luke Null (SNL), Julia Hladkowicz (Just for Laughs), Asif Ali (Bojack Horseman, Wrecked), and Grant Cotter (MTV). But most importantly, it’s hosted and booked by Pritesh Shah. He has decent humor, great skin complexion, and the best credit score.

As we all know, laughter is great medicine and a wonderful healer. Come have a drink, share some laughs and hug a crystal. You'll leave with sore cheeks, an open heart and some new friends!

Beverages are available in the Gallery or you are welcome to BYOB.

*the first Saturday of EVERY month (unless otherwise noted.)

Comedian Lineup:

Willie Macc // @williemacc

With over 6 million views on the Laugh Factory Instagram and YouTube page, Willie Macc, is originally from St. Louis before moving to Los Angeles. You may have seen Willie Macc, as the star from the hit BET show College Hill: Virgin Island. Willie Macc was pinned at the Fox Reality Awards as one of the funniest guys on realityTV. Willie Macc as also appeared on TV episodes and movies such as Hulu's Casual, Tru TVs Laff Mobb Laff Tracks, CSI, Journeyman, Meet the Spartans with Kevin Sorbo and Tiffany Haddish and acting in over 20 national commercials such as Snapple, Kia, Residence Inn, Applebee’s and was the face of "Pump", a bottled water brand, in New Zealand. He has become one of the few Reality TV stars to make the transition from Reality TV to that of a working actor in Hollywood. Willie Macc now travels as a standup comic and you can see him frequently at the Comedy Store and Laugh Factory in Hollywood.

Will Melendez // @willjmelendez

Will is a gay Latino comic. He was born in Puerto but grew up in Orlando and considers himself a Disney Rican. He classifies his material as silly, sharp and clumsy with a political edge that keeps you on your toes. He’s performed all over LA, the World Series of Comedy and the Portland, San Diego, Oak City and Big Pine comedy festivals. He loves to make people laugh and has a slight obsession with Starbucks brownies.

Saurabh Kikani // @sk1comedy

Saurabh Kikani is a stand up comic, storyteller, solo artist, and filmmaker. Born to Indian parents, raised in San Bernardino, CA, and obsessed with nachos, Saurabh has performed stand up comedy and solo shows all over the world, produced feature films, and given his entire family more gray hairs than they deserve. His work touches upon the absurd, the political, and his own idiosyncratic idiocies.

Suwon Weaver // @suwonweaver

Vinny Fasline // @vinnyfasline

Vinny Fasline has been seen touring with comedians Dane Cook, Nick Swardson, Michael Rappaport, Drew Lynch and Jamie Kennedy. He Has performed at the New York Comedy Festival, Cabo Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs tour, and seen on ABC Fablife and CBS. He has recently acted in a show called Outta Pocket, a TV Pilot called Friend Zone, shot a short with Lisa Ann Walter called Just a Taste, and was seen on ABC's talk show FABLife. In addition, he started a podcast channel with Elton Castee called "REAL NEWS WE MADE UP" and has 20,000 subscribers on its first video (only 3 released). Featured guests include, Harland Williams, Jamie Kennedy, Jackie Tohn, Drew Lynch, Ian Edwards, Olivia Sui, Andrew Russet, and Colby Brock. Currently he is touring all over the US and Canada.

Marcus Evans // @marcusthecomic

Marcus has acted in films, theater projects, commercials and has done print modeling work, all while being represented by multiple agencies throughout the Midwest. The clients he’s worked for are: Toyota, Walgreens, Dave & Busters, Spring, Baxter Pharmaceuticals, etc.. After moving to Los Angeles, he acted in films and has done multiple standup comedy shows throughout the city at the World Famous Comedy Store, the Hollywood Improv, the Laugh Factory, Flappers Comedy Club, etc. Also, he produces comedy shows at Second City Hollywood.

Adri Diaz // @adrimfdiaz

Adri is a comic that has been performing all around LosAngeles. She runs her own show called Fresh Fish Comedy and has her own sketch group called Terror Tales of LA.

About the host, Pritesh Shah // @thepriteshshah

Pritesh Shah has quickly become a prolific actor, producer and comedian. After graduating as an accountant and quitting his dream job, Pritesh cut his teeth as a standup comic in Southern California, where he was mentored by Chad Coleman (The Wire, Always Sunny) and performed at clubs throughout SoCal. Pritesh has appeared on dozens of hit television shows, including GRIMM, CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS, GAME OF SILENCE, and recurring on the Emmy nominated SIX on the History Channel. On the big screen, he had scene-stealing roles in TIE THE KNOT with Tara Reid, WIZARDREAM with Ernie Hudson, and ALL IN TIME with Vanessa Ray. 2017 has been no different, producing the indie comedy FISHBOWL CALIFORNIA and starring in THE BLACK GHIANDOLA with JK Simmons, Johnny Depp and directed by Sam Raimi. He is also starting a podcast called “Dark and Darker” with NFL star turned astrologer Ricky Williams. He recently got a an agreement with Lost Lane Entertainment for a pilot comedy called BROWN MAN PROBLEMS he wrote with writer Dennis Fallon.