Erika Rose Santoro



Erika Rose Santoro is a multidimensional artist, warrior and teacher of transformation and healing. 

As a visionary leadership guide, intuitive energy alchemist & creative strategist, she puts ancient forces to work for modern strategies.

For 20 years, Erika operated as a Creative Business Partner and trusted advisor to Grammy-winning recording artist Alicia Keys. With expertise and passion, Erika's input spanned every facet of Keys' career— from business development, to creative concepts for albums, tours, film and stage. In addition, Erika cofounded the philanthropic endeavors, Keep A Child Alive and the We Are Here Movement.

As a deep practitioner with an insatiable delight for profound understanding, Erika is excited to share her lifelong journey of spiritual study and mystical knowledge to support you in finding, connecting with and sustaining your truth. She is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), Core Energy Coach (CEC), Energy Leadership Master Practitioner (ELI-MP), Level 2 Reiki Practitioner, Clairvoyant Practitioner, KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Modern Day Priestess, Shaman & Sound Healer.

Erika resides with her husband and son on their homestead apothecary and farm, Rooted and Wild in New York's Hudson Valley, a place which embodies her love of weaving nature, artistic creativity, music, food and spirituality. Rooted and Wild is a cultural arts playground for experiential transformation and activating whole-self illumination. Its multimedia platform nourishes a global community of emerging and established creators as they gather, heal, create and galvanize change in the world

Available for Speaking Engagements, Classes & Workshops 

Available for CORPORATE Wellness Curation & Consulting 


Previous Work



Certified Professional Coach, IPEC, 2018
Shaman, Pampamaseyok Shaman School, 2018
Sound Healing, Private Study 2018
Kundalini Yoga, KRI/IKYTA/Yoga Alliance RYT, 2014
Modern Day Priestess- Institute for Modern Wisdom, 2013
Transcendental Meditation, David Lynch Foundation, 2013
Reiki Level I & II Practitioner, 2009
Clairvoyant Practitioner Training, 2009
Holistic Health Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, 2006
BFA in Music, Minor in Business, University of Miami, 2001



Executive Producer- Here LP, Alicia Keys, 2016 
Co-Writer- Heartburn, Diary, Alicia Keys, 2003
Co-Writer- Samsonite Man, Diary, Alicia Keys, 2003
Co-Writer- Slow Down, Diary, Alicia Keys, 2003
Co-Writer- A Woman’s Worth, Songs in A Minor, Alicia Keys, 2001



Executive Creative Director- Alicia Keys, Set The World on Fire Tour, 2013
Executive Creative Director- Alicia Keys, Element of Freedom Tour, 2010
Set Design- Common, Be Tour, 2005




Executive Producer- Alicia Keys HERE in Times Square, 2016
Executive Producer- The Gospel A Short Film, Alicia Keys, 2016
Executive Producer- Alicia Keys Live on the Circle Line, 2015
Executive Producer- The Inevitable Defeat of Mr. & Pete, 2013
Producer- Stickfly, Broadway Show Producer, 2010



Keep A Child Alive, Co-Founder & Board Member 2003-2017

  • Producer, Black Ball 2003 – 2016

  • Producer, Buy Life Campaign-  2010

We Are Here, Co-Founder, 2014

  • Producer, Valentines Day Letter to Paul Ryan, 2016

  • Executive Producer, Let Me In, We Are Here Movement, A Short Film, 2016

  • Producer, 23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America, 2016



NAACP IMAGE AWARD Outstanding Song “A Woman’s Worth” 
ASCAP R&B Hip/Hop Award for “A Woman’s Worth”




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