What is Best Life-ing?
We are a platform for healers and a service for people wanting spiritual growth, community, and wellness. We bring together healers, teachers, and coaches to share their practices to help others live in alignment and achieve their dreams. We do this through our private retreats, online courses, 1-1 coaching, healing sessions, and public events.
Our group of experts are here to guide your transformation from ordinary to extraordinary! Our strategies help you overcome limiting beliefs, determine your dreams, and show you how to reach them.
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Meet Our Best Lifers!
Julia’s inspiration came from her own experience of being broke, overweight and extremely unfulfilled with life. Her mentors and other authors helped her create lasting change in her life. This ignited a burning desire to help others do the same. Julia believes that we are here to find what we love, master it and help others do the same; there is simply nothing more exciting than helping others win and feel passionate about life.
Director of Operations
Shawna, our Director of Operations, manages Best Life-ing while drawing on her vast knowledge of healing modalities to guide clients through a mind expanding wellness experience. Her calling is to help people feel, to tap into their deepest desires, learn to trust themselves, and start creating the life they truly yearn for. As a breathwork facilitator, Reiki master-teacher, yoga and meditation instructor, she leads others toward self-empowerment through embodied practices.
Social Media Coordinator
Shayla was born and raised in Miami, Florida. For years, she was an athlete and performer and enjoyed optimal health. After she started feeling lethargic and weak, she researched the pillars of a healthy lifestyle and eventually went vegan and developed a consistent workout schedule. These changes improved her strength and stamina and enhanced her sense of self. Shayla believes that maintaining good health and finding your purpose is a lifelong journey, but the changes she made helped her find her way. She joined the Best Life-ing team to guide people to achieve the same high level of fitness and well-being.
Yoga Coach and Session Master
After a cervical spine injury from a car accident in 2011, Vanesa began using yoga to heal. As a result, she dramatically improved her physical and mental health and increased her sense of inner peace. Now, Vanesa guides students through yoga, meditation, breathwork, and sound healing sessions to improve their strength and flexibility and increase their self-awareness and joy. She synchronizes breathing techniques with yoga postures while cultivating respect for the human body and an elevated stillness of the mind. Off the mat, Vanesa prioritizes compassion, gratitude, love, and connection in her life.
Emily used to struggle with being her authentic self instead of the person others wanted her to be. After it was determined that Emily had a treatable thyroid disease, she draws on that experience to advocate the importance of mental and physical health. Emily discovered yoga, and it became the way she connected with her body and mind to bring her life in balance. She now teaches yoga to help people find their stillness, strength, and inner peace.
Natasha was born and raised in Latvia. Her desire to care for others led to a career as a nurse. Drawn to holistic approaches, she learned Hatha yoga, then moved to the U.S. to share her expertise and explore Reiki and sound therapy, which she now incorporates into her practice. Natasha has witnessed dramatic transformations using the power of these modalities. Through these, she seeks to support others in their holistic journey.
Professional Editor & Author Mentor
John began his writing career in 2009 as a hit TV writer, continuing until 2012 when he was a writer on National Geographic’s Alaska State Troopers. In 2014, John transitioned into copywriting, blogging and book publishing, with six bestselling books. He regularly edits and launches books for clients, and has helped transform many new writers into bestselling authors. Outside of the writing world, John is an NBA fanatic, meditator of 17 years and a beer connoisseur (if you can say that’s a thing).
Fitness Coach and Professional Boxer
Monty’s journey started as an overweight kid who couldn’t get control of his eating habits. He missed many opportunities & experiences in his younger years because he was ashamed of how he looked. Monty decided enough was enough & dedicated himself to creating a health transformation through boxing. Today, he attributes his success to hard work and the joy he feels in helping others make fitness a fun & rewarding experience.
Rhonda is a certified hypnotist with many years of experience. She draws on her background as a mental health rehabilitation specialist to guide clients via hypnosis in overcoming obstacles and live fulfilling lives. Rhonda was so impressed by Julia’s regression hypnosis that she joined the Best Life-ing team. She uses it to help people find answers to burning questions, gain a deeper understanding of their purpose, foster meetings with loved ones who died, and resolve deep-seated wounds.
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Marilin had lost direction as a teen: turning to alcohol and drugs, she was on the verge of dropping out of college. However, she decided to change up her lifestyle habits and prioritize her health. Challenging herself through fitness, clean eating, and volunteering, Marilyn has maintained a positive attitude and completed her business degree. Marilyn believes mental health is integral to living a healthy, balanced life. Sometimes, one small change can lead to habits worth keeping.
Cydni loves to dance, act, and entertain. Those activities was curtailed when she became ill as a teen, but atthe age of 18, she turned her life around: she changed her eating habits and began running as a form of meditation. She entered her first half marathon in 2014. So far, she has completed three half marathons and raised over $15,000 for CCFA in a full New York City marathon. She prides herself on doing what makes her happy and remaining positive helps her stay focused on her goals.
After Max finished secondary school, he didn’t have any real interest in studying and his heart wasn’t in it: with no motivation, he ended up failing. After reassessing his priorities, he discovered his passion for archaeology. Today, Max is pursuing his second Master's degree. He travels the world visiting heritage sites and along with those successes, he joined the Best Life-ing team to help others achieve the same sense of fulfillment.