Our Advisory Team provides insight, education and training to help improve the health and lifestyle of each of our customers and Ambassadors. In particular, BulaFIT Program has received an incredible reception and is lead by our 30-year fitness veteran, celebrity personal trainer and 13+ Men's Health cover model, Owen McKibbin. We look forward to continuing to grow Wakaya Perfection lifestyle products and services with the assistance of our Advisory Team members.
30-year fitness veteran, creator of the Warrior Fitness Program and Cover Model Workout, celebrity personal trainer and 13+ time Men’s Health cover model
BulaFIT Warrior Challenge Coach and Wakaya Perfection Health and Fitness Advisory Team
OWEN MCKIBBIN is one of the most credible and recognizable personalities in the health and fitness world. He currently can be seen on the immensely successful infomercial “The Rack Workout” all in one gym. Owen’s exclusive “Zone Progression Training” is the break through fitness solution to get you strong, lean and ripped for life.
Owen was discovered while playing volleyball at the infamous Will Rodgers State Beach in Santa Monica. World famous photographer Bruce Weber shot Owen in his first job for Polo Sport/Ralph Lauren. That same month Owen also was photographed for world wide advertising campaigns for Guess Jeans with Claudia Schiffer, and Hugo Boss. Owen has gone on to be one of the most sought after and recognizable men in the business.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Owen Mckibbin, the youngest in a family of eight children, is a graduate of the prestigious Punahou High School and the University of Southern California, where he majored in communications. He was Hawaii State Champion in three sports, volleyball, soccer, and canoeing. As a pro beach volleyball player, Owen achieved nationwide recognition representing the United States in a number of World Championships.
Perhaps best known for his seventeen covers of Men’s Health magazine, the world’s most popular men’s magazine, Owen has established himself as a leading voice in dialogue on health and fitness. (Each issue of Men’s Health featuring Owen has sold in excess of one million copies more than any other issue.) His celebrity clientele ranges from Zac Efron and Blake Lively to Jessica Simpson, Amber Valetta and more.
Owen and his fitness message have been feature by CBS News, The New York Times, People Magazine, The View, Extra TV, and Entertainment Tonight, to name a few. His informative health and fitness segments for the hit television show, Extra, helped catapult those episode’s rating to triple their normal size.
Owen has always remained in tip-top shape despite 2 major back surgeries. He was a spokesman for Bowflex for 5 years and in 2004, because of his un-paralleled level of fitness, Owen was coaxed into coming out of retirement and back onto the sand. Although he hadn’t touched a volleyball in over 10 years, he competed once again on the AVP tour for another year and a half.
His first book, commissioned by Rodale Press, The Men’s Health Cover Model Workout, Body Sculpting Secrets of the World’s Top Fitness Model, has received praise throughout the fitness industry for its insightful and concise approach to fitness and well-being. It is currently available throughout North America, the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico.
Represented by the prestigious LA Models, Owen has appeared in major print or television campaigns for such clients as Polo by Ralph Lauren, 2x-ist, Gillette, and Hugo Boss and more.
Owen acts exclusively as Wakaya Perfection’s Celebrity Fitness Expert and oversees the BulaFIT System which is a ketogenic lifestyle that balances diet modification with fitness. Currently Owen resides in Santa Monica California with his 14 year-old son, Blaze.
International Polo Club Palm Beach
and HSN Celebrity Chef
Wakaya Perfection Culinary Advisory Team
Chef William started his career at the Colony Inn Hotel in New
Haven, Connecticut. He worked his way up the ladder, learning classic French cuisine and emerging Creole flavors from Executive Chef
Anton Pipenbacher. His next source of inspiration was under the Italian cuisine tutelage of Chef Marc Colle at Il Villano Restaurant in Westport, Connecticut. First following his mentor to Yale University’s private Club Mory, Chef William then moved on to be the sous chef at the
Bluenose Inn in Bar Harbor, Maine.
The following year Chef William was appointed the Executive Chef position at the Bluenose, where he elevated the hotel to AAA-Four Diamond status. He moved on to Michelle’s, another ne dining establishment in Bar Harbor, which achieved and maintained a AAA-Four Diamond rating for 11 years, until his departure. He went to work as Chef de Cuisine for Donald Trump’s private club Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, and later became Executive Sous Chef. He also worked under the direction of Karl Heinz Hauser, a 3-star Michelin chef. After his time at Mar-A-Lago, Chef William accepted his current position of Executive Chef at the International Polo Club, Palm Beach where he currently oversees four properties on the East Coast. In addition, Chef William acts as a Celebrity Chef on HSN with Wakaya Perfection.
Celebrity Photographer and Men’s Health Cover Model
Fitness Advisory Team
Jack Guy is a celebrity photographer and a lifetime fitness fanatic. He first discovered his passion for photography while working on the other side of the lens traveling the world as a model to be photographed for Marlboro, Nautica, Banana Republic, J Crew, Burberry and many more. He has appeared on the cover of Men’s Health Magazine five times.
Jack has been involved in fitness since a very young age. He started competing in swimming when he was seven, built a gym in his garage when he was fourteen, began distance running shortly after, played all sports throughout school and then began applying nutrition to his training program after that.
At the end of 2001 Jack gave up living in New York City and moved to the beach in Malibu California where he currently resides.
Jack’s life philosophy is a healthy balance of work and health. His approach on alternating activities based training was recently featured in an article in Men’s Health magazine. Every week he alternates gym workouts with power yoga, hiking and paddle boarding.
Jack believes that nutrition is equally important to exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle for life. Jack has lived a Ketogenic lifestyle to improve his energy, mental clarity and to give him focus in and out of training. He was introduced to Wakaya Perfection and the BulaFIT System by his long-time friend Owen McKibben and now makes the BulaFIT System a part of his daily routine.
Celebrity Fitness Host and Elite Advantage Personal Trainer
Fitness Advisory Team
Carlos Velasquez is a New York-based Celebrity Fitness Host for People en Espanol Facebook. Carlos is also an elite Advantage Trainer for Equinox Fitness, the world leader in luxury sports and fitness complexes and voted Best Gyms in America by Fitness Magazine. Carlos focuses on achieving long-term results through challenging and diverse workouts balanced with the Ketogenic nutritional strategy. He is widely recognized for his expertise in functional training and his dedication to developing innovative fitness techniques.
With over 15 years in the fitness industry, Carlos’ dynamic approach, endless energy and vast knowledge add to the effectiveness of the experience his clients enjoy. With a client list as diverse as his training methods, Carlos emphasizes strength training that can be shifted from the gym to daily life. Carlos’s innovative approach in creating and maintaining a positive mindset and improvising to keep workouts effective has placed him in high demand. His commitment to the Ketogenic lifestyle has influenced many of his clients and he has assisted them in their fat loss transformations.
Carlos holds a degree in Networking Technology and is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Carlos has been featured in Esquire Magazine, The New York Post, Fitness Magazine and more. His social media presence as the Celebrity Fitness Host of People en Espanol Facebook has garnered hundreds of thousands of followers and his fitness and nutritional focus on Instagram has made him a social media sensation.
Fitness Advisory Board