WHO WE ARE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Adrian Molina has been teaching yoga since 2004, with an extensive worldwide following through his platform and school of yoga, Warrior Flow. Adrian is also a writer, meditation teacher, sound therapist, End-of-Life Doula, Mental Health First Aid facilitator, an ambassador for Accessible Yoga and Yoga for All, and soon to be a TCTSY facilitator. Adrian is recognized as a community organizer and founder of The Warrior Flow Foundation, a 501c3 non profit that brings the benefits of movement, therapeutic and accessible yoga, mindfulness, and stress reduction tools to schools, shelters, hospitals, police, first responders, and hospice care. He is also the co-founder of Warrior Flow TV, an online video platform that makes fitness and yoga accessible to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
Craig Stanley is a highly experienced professional services industry executive. He has led global business and technology consulting practices at Accenture, EY and other firms.
MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD
Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University. She received her undergraduate degree in physiology and human anatomy at the University of California, Berkeley in 1987 studying with Prof. Marion C. Diamond, a leader in the field of brain plasticity. She went on to earn her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from U.C. San Diego in 1993 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health before accepting her faculty position at New York University in 1998.
Her major research interest continues to be brain plasticity. She is best known for her extensive work studying areas in the brain critical for our ability to form and retain new long-term memories. More recently her work has focused on understanding how aerobic exercise can be used to improve learning, memory and higher cognitive abilities in humans. Wendy is passionate about teaching (see her courses), about exercise (intenSati), and about supporting and mentoring up and coming scientists. Wendy's TED Talk about the neurological benefits of exercise was the #2 TED Talk of 2018.
SUSIE RUBIN SCHEIN
Susie comes from an art history background, having worked at NYC's renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art for 18 years. She then transitioned into Finance, working for some of the top CEO’s in the industry. She currently works at Guggenheim Securities. She holds a BA in Art History from NYU and has traveled the world extensively.
SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL
Jared A. Jacobson, Esq. is a member of Jared Jacobson Law, LLC, (“JJ Law”) who has extensive experience advising individuals, entrepreneurs, closely held and public business entities in the areas of labor & employment counsel, corporate & business/transactional, healthcare, sports & entertainment and real estate transactional legal matters. Jared has worked with clients in industries including real estate, hospitality, healthcare, banking, sports & entertainment, public relations, marketing, advertising, education, food distribution and manufacturing and retail.
MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD
Cynthia I. Rivera, M.D., F.A.C.P. is an Infectious Diseases Specialist and a clinical educator in the Miami and Miami Beach area for the past 10 years. Dr. Rivera is a graduate of University of Nebraska and University of Nebraska Medical Center. She then moved to Miami in 2004 to complete her Internship, Residency and Chief Residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, followed by an Infectious Diseases Fellowship.
In addition to medical education and treatment/prevention of HIV and STIs in the community, Dr Rivera has a profound passion for changing paradigms in modern medicine, namely to cultivate mindfulness practices in healthcare workers and to bring awareness to the healing power of compassionate healthcare. She is developing a curriculum for mindfulness in medicine for her interns, residents and medical students. In addition, she also serves on the board of directors of Mindo Futures, a 501c3 organization dedicated to health, sustainability and educational initiatives in rural Ecuador, other countries in the Caribbean and South America, and our local underserved communities.
Allison Brack is a tax partner with more than 25 years of experience providing tax compliance and consulting services. As part of Citrin Cooperman's Tax Services Practice, she advises private companies in a wide range of industries, including restaurants, real estate, staffing, and technology. She also works closely with women business owners and high net worth individuals.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Allison worked for a Big Four accounting firm and a regional accounting firm. Allison has extensive and diversified expertise in an array of tax-related areas. She has a deep expertise in helping new business ventures determine the optimal choice of entity, and also works with owners selling their businesses to structure deals in the most tax-efficient manner. Her guidance extends to ensuring individual clients take full advantage of the variety of tax benefits available to them.
Allison also has a dedicated focus working with middle market, closely held companies, providing a deep understanding of their businesses and maintaining strong relationships with her clients.
Beth Rumore is an experienced Sales Representative and Sales Manager with a background in a wide array of industries including aircraft parts sales, commercial banking, and pharmaceutical sales/sales management (current). She has also served on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations.
Hunter is the founder of CLARITY dharma and meditation collective, and for almost two decades has taught meditation, mindfulness and Buddhist studies in classes, workshops, international retreats, teacher trainings, private sessions, and online. He lived as a Buddhist monk for two years at Pema Chödrön's monastery in Canada, and he also studied closely with the Buddhist master Dzogchen Ponlop. Hunter is author of the books You Are Buddha (2014) and The Four Reminders: A Simple Buddhist Guide to Living and Dying Without Regret (2017), and he has facilitated hundreds of sound meditations and sound healing sessions.
He has a 25-year background in marketing and branding, including two years as marketing director of the nonprofit Kula for Karma. He also teaches Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Yoga Philosophy.
Andrea brings over twenty years of leadership experience in the Consumer Care and Pharmaceutical industry for the LatAm market.
In 2016, everything changed for Andrea when she was diagnosed with cancer. She turned what initially felt like a huge roadblock into a pivot point and challenged herself to define a new career path.
Recent pharmaceutical industry changes have shifted the focus from a product-driven approach to one that is patient-centric. Andrea has a genuine interest in being part of this transformation.She is committed to sharing her creativity, expertise, and experience in designing solutions that improve patient engagement, health outcomes, and quality of life.
Andrea focuses on Health Coaching offering tailored coaching based solutions to patients, caregivers, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare institutions in LatAm and the USA.
DIRECTOR OF TRAININGS AND EDUCATION
Miami-based instructor Sari Velar brings a gentle and accessible approach to movement and yoga for students of all ages. She began teaching in 2007 and is currently a E-RYT 500 level teacher and continuing education provider with the Yoga Alliance. Sari also holds certifications in Gentle Therapeutics Yoga, Adaptable Yoga for Clinical Settings, Yoga for Cancer (Y4C), Trauma-Informed Yoga, Children's Yoga, and Prenatal Yoga. Her life experience, love for props, and extensive therapeutic training have allowed her to teach and offer more adaptable, accessible and inclusive classes outside of the studio setting. Sari currently facilitates group classes and works with individual patients at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and is the Director of Training and Education for the Warrior Flow Foundation. Sari's passion and belief is that yoga is for all, regardless of age, ability, or socioeconomic status.