MEET THE EXPERTS
"Always Love, Never Fear. Do whatever it takes to raise the Courage to transform Fear into Action"
Grissell is a dedicated Transformational Yoga Teacher with an artful evolving yoga style. She had her first powerful yoga experience in 2002 after her boyfriend, at the time, had a tragic accident where he lost his right leg. Yoga, Meditation and Pranayama helped them cope with the trauma and transformed their life. The relationship came to an end, but today they both practice Yoga and live a healthy lifestyle.
Inspired by the lessons learned and the latest findings from the fields of neuroscience Grissell started teaching Heated Power Vinyasa Yoga in 2013.
She integrates a balanced sequence that blends physicality, mindfulness, moderation and personal empowerment. Her focus is on intentional breath, form, integrity, energizing transitions, core activation and eye-opening alignment instruction.
Grissell created Brava Yoga as a vehicle for her own vision, a modern and life-changing approach to Yoga at an energetic level. Her Powerful Yoga Experiences, invite her students to open up to a true sense of awareness, calibration with Nature and deep listening of the Heart. She is known for creating a magnetic sense of community and healing through courageous vulnerability and unity. Her International Yoga Retreats have become the reset and fuel of hundreds of participants who get to experience a sense of energetic peak states of gratitude, inner strength, high-frequency emotion and bravery to take control of whatever process they are going through in life and transform it with sustainability.
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"We're always at the right place, right time, doing the right thing and being the right one”
Aline Hanle is a soul strategist, a spiritual guide and a mindfulness teacher. She has spent 25 years of her life deciphering the language of her soul, shifting her entire reality from victimhood consciousness to a joy-based perceptive one and has led many on their path to conscious lifestyle.
She owns Conscious Catalyst, a life coaching company that offers a series of proprietary tools and experiences that help identify and re-activate one’s potential and facilitate and integrate one’s individual evolution. Her Signature Experience is the Cosmic Compass, a soul strategy-game that facilitates ultimate self-awareness.
Aline’s programs, modalities, workshops and retreats have contributed in transforming hundreds of lives and getting consciousness closer to a higher-frequency reality where the heart and mind can collaborate in harmony.
Her latest work is focused on facilitating individual conscious evolution from a 3D reality-simulation (Material world of fear) towards a 5D reality-oneness (Dimensional Harmonic Experience). Aline teaches in English and French.
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"Good food can lift us physically and emotionally."
Originally from Venezuela, Chef Taro Larrea grew up around food and flavors. He remembers an interest in the culinary arts from a very young age.
With Venezuela and Spain as his cultural roots, Chef Taro Larrea creates a FUSION cuisine using ingredients and techniques from both of this wonderful countries.
With almost 20 years of fine dining experience in the United States, Chef Taro Larrea has featured his delicious dishes in Tampa Bay’s top restaurants like “Council Oak Steakhouse” and “Eddie V’s Prime Seafood”. He has also made several media appearances as a Guest Chef at “Daytime Tv Show” and “Todo Tampa Bay” in NBC Channel 8 and “Good Day Tampa Bay” in Channel FOX 13.
As a Gourmet Private Chef, Taro is dedicated to creating healthy, delicious food and providing convenient, time saving services for his clients. Offering personalized recommendations and support while integrating appropriate food choices with lifestyle options, he seeks to create the perfect balance between client and chef. Taro has maintained successful and lasting relationships with his clients due not only to his professionalism, but also, to his fourfold strategy of focusing on what the client wants and the quality of ingredients.
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"When your Body wants to give up, train your Mind to push more. Whether you think you can or you think you can't ~ you're right"
Jessica has been a professional licensed Massage Therapist since 2012. Her experience has been working with college and elite athletes in providing injury prevention and personal injury massages therapy, as well as a previous spa owner.
Jessica's passion in working with athletes stems from her up-bringing as a competitive Martial Artist, for 34 years. She received a silver medal in the Junior Olympics and later was recognized as the best light weight competitor in the state of Minnesota. After a knee injury, she ended her Martial Arts practice.
Five years ago, Jessica got involved in the St Pete and Orlando Acro Community. The acroyoga and acrobatic community not only brought in a different form of athletes to work with but it has opened the door to another direction in performing within the community and as well as community out reach programs. As of recent, Jessica has started teaching beginner acroyoga to children and adults at various parks jams. She is also teaching acroyoga at Puzzle Ranch, which is wild westerns themed horse ranch for autism.
Jessica has always had a passion for healing and movement. It's through these modalities and injuries that has allowed Jessica to incorporate her personal growth as an athlete, and personal experiences in her career as Massage Therapist, to help aid in healing of our bodies.
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