arbara Serbes is a New Egypt native who grew up on her parents' horse farm before embarking on a journey to New York City to pursue a career in fashion and entertainment.
She enjoyed a 12 year career at Tommy Hilfiger's corporate headquarters heading up brand management & product development including the launches of Beyonce's fragrance True Star, Enrique Iglesias's True Star Men and overseeing the classic Tommy and Tommy Girl fragrance franchise. The Hilfiger family's flair for fusing fashion with music eventually inspired her to explore her passion for the arts and she dove into the world of music.
In her 15 years in the music and entertainment business, she has been on the roster of New York's top entertainment companies and eventually landed her most successful role yet, as Greystarr from the glam infused pop rock duo, Kingston & GreyStarr.
Kingston & GreyStarr began as Punky's Angels, the back-up singers for legendary guitarist Punky Meadows of Angel fame. They are now a well sought after vocal duo who have been featured on 7 studio albums including Angel, Frankenstein 3000, SpacePanther, Hero The David Bowie Tribute, DD Verni and the Cadillac Band, and also have their own glam rock-meets new wave band who has performed with legends like Tiffany, Flock Of Seagulls, Dokken, Bumblefoot, Carmine Appice and Mr Big's Eric Martin, to name a few.
20 years later, Barbara is proud to return to her home town of New Egypt, bringing her love of business, music and fitness with her to share with the '533 community!
hristopher The Minister is a legendary alternative and rock radio personality with a career spanning 20 years on the airwaves on KJQN Salt Lake, KEDJ Phoenix, SIRIUS XM, and is currently on the air at WRAT 95.9 FM, New Jersey's #1 rock radio station. He spent 7 years voicing and programming Sirius XM’s ‘Lithium’, ‘Alt Nation, ‘1st Wave’, ‘Left Of Center’ and ‘The Punk Channel’. The Minister has voiced commercials for Dunkin' Donuts, Indian Motorcycles, Red Wing Shoes, The NJ Blue Claws Minor League Baseball Team, Miller Light, and many more.
Not only is The Minister known for his radio shows, and breaking bands such as Tool, She Wants Revenge, Portishead, No Doubt, and Filter, his impressive 30 year music industry career also includes managing and co-creating music projects with Daniel Ash of Bauhaus, Tones On Tail and Love And Rockets, Frank Black from the Pixies, the Dandy Warhols and more.
For the past 6 years, Barbara and Christopher have owned and operated Shape Shop Asbury Park, voted ‘Coolest yoga & fitness studio in Monmouth County’ by Marie Claire Magazine. They are excited to bring their rock n’ roll fitness studio concept to New Egypt and invite you to come spend time at Studio ‘533 and make it an inspiring part of your day.