RAW Residency is a membership based community, whom come together to become the best version of themselves. Our goal is to connect those who believe in unlocking their true potential so they can stand firm as their RAWself. As a team, we are constantly working on ourselves, so we can be present and provide next level experiences to our RAW family.



Founder & CEO

Cristina began her career as a professional dancer, where she worked with many world renowned artists such as, Ricky Martin, Daddy Yankee, and Pitbull. After a diverse set of experiences, she found herself as the membership manager for Soho Beach House. Which then led her to begin a consulting firm focused on building communities called yNESS Connect. As the CEO, she built and curated membership clubs and experiences, that impacted society on a grand scale. yNESS Connect provided services to Adidas, Casa Tua, 1Hotel South Beach, Spotify and many more. Most recently, she transitioned her passion, expertise, and imagination to create and launch RAW Residency, a membership-based community for next-generation seekers and leaders who believe in the spirit of collaboration, to strengthen each other’s personal and professional capabilities.


Andreina Ponce

Creative Director



Membership Coordinator