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We love what we’re building here at Cocoon. We love who we’re building it with more.

Making the dream work

We love what we’re building here at Cocoon. We love who we’re building it with more.

Meet our team
Karina SönmezProgram & Events Manager, Educator, DoulaKarina SönmezI'm a kid at heart! I love playing, going on adventures, eating all the yummy things.
The founding families
Karl, Megan, Jenny, and Tony are parents first and founders second.
Karl Chong
Co-founder
Karl
I used to surf until I had kids. Now you’re more likely to find me surfing spreadsheets!
Megan Lucas-Chong
Co-founder
Megan
I believe the best things in life are free—and by that I mean sleep!
Jenny Lo
Co-founder
Jenny
I once hiked for 7 days in the Andean mountains, through blood, sweat and tears—it was a glorious journey. Yeah, parenthood feels like that.
Tony Yu
Co-founder
Tony
I’m the youngest of seven kids, and every meal was like a feast. Don’t be surprised that I never turn down food!
Meet the Team
We’ve got experts in the house.
Sasha Feinman
General Manager, Educator, Doula
Sasha Feinman
I am an avid yogi, snowboarder, and visual artist!
Karina Sönmez
Program & Events Manager, Educator, Doula
Karina Sönmez
I'm a kid at heart! I love playing, going on adventures, eating all the yummy things.
Lucy Perrotta
Before and After Baby Coordinator, Doula, Educator
Lucy Perrotta
I am a fraternal twin! We look almost exactly alike but she is 4 inches taller!
Salomé Egas
Community Associate, Educator
Salomé Egas
I’m a performer and I’m known for randomly breaking into dance when a good beat comes on!
Sarah Hicks
Community Associate, Preschool Prep Educator
Sarah Hicks
I moved to NYC from San Diego in my compact car and whatever could fit inside!
Charlotte Baldiviez
Educator
Charlotte Baldiviez
If I wasn't a performer and educator I would have a cooking show on the Food Network!
Tara Rinchen
STEAM Educator
Tara Rinchen
When I get free time, I hang out with my best friend, ‘Mother-Nature.’ She brings so much joy and happiness in my life, and always full of surprises. I love taking photos of her natural states. I love her very much!
Jojie Bay
Facilities Associate
Jojie Bay
I like to fish, play basketball and cook!
Henry Laurel
Facilities Associate
Henry Laurel
I enjoy playing basketball, cooking and playing with my kids!
Erica Livingston
Full Spectrum Doula, Doula mentor, Co-founder of Birdsong
Erica Livingston
It's my deepest desire that Cocoon brings community together in the times we need it the most.
Kelly Corzine
Resident Full Spectrum Doula, Childbirth Educator, and Certified Lactation Counselor
Kelly Corzine
I love researching and talking about all things birth and motherhood.
Jesse Danger
Resident Parkour Coach & Mentor, Co-founder of The Movement Creative
Jesse Danger
I was one of the first practitioners of parkour in the United States, finding the discipline in 2004.
Kelsey Rodriguez
Resident Music Educator, Co-founder of Soul Flow House
Kelsey Rodriguez
I have been musical for as long as I can remember.
Juan Sanchez
Resident Music Educator, Co-founder of Soul Flow House
Juan Sanchez
As a producer, sound designer, and multi-instrumentalist, I enjoy collaborating with artists and creating unique soundscapes for multimedia projects.
Mindy Tan
Business Development Manager
Mindy Tan
I love spending time and re-learning about the world through my 5 year old’s lens.

We’re a second home for families; here you can learn, play, and find your people. Let’s get to know each other.

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