Brand Ambassadors

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Amy Solara

Trained in the esoteric arts and the occult by master teachers from all over the world, including Witchcraft & Magic, Astrology, Shamanic Journeying, Tantra Yoga, and Ritual Birth. As an Astrologer, Tarot Reader, Akashic Records reader, Yoga Teacher, Spiritual Mentor & Life Coach, she offers her one-on-one clients a holistically soulful approach that is both grounded in the earth/body and connected to the cosmos. As the Founder of the Temple of All Souls, she hopes to make magic and spirituality more accessible for all. Her greatest passion is aiding humans in the rediscovery and remembering of their Divine Self, through holding ceremonies and teaching classes and workshops about magic, meditation, mantra, and movement.

Anton Mackey

With a B.S. Exercise Physiology from ASU and E-RYT 200 YACEP, Anton is a soulful & experienced vinyasa yoga teacher who has been teaching yoga for over 10 years in the valley. He leads yoga teacher trainings, teaches at yoga festivals, and leads yoga retreats with his wife (and kids) all around the world. His class inspires students to expand their awareness and feel empowered, connected, & whole. Anton skillfully bridges the gap between the physical and spiritual by infusing his knowledge of the human body with the sacred wisdom of the soul.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands

9x Grand Slam Champion, World # 1, an Olympic GOLD Medalist, and “America’s Tennis Rockstar”. From fashion to fitness to travel and of course to fun, Bethanie shares her life in a very authentic raw way which has allowed her to grow a following far beyond just the tennis fans throughout her career. Bethanie brings brands to life because she ignites hope within those who follow her. It isn’t a blind endorsement or recommendation she is looking to share - it is a tool that betters the lives of those following her own journey. At the end of the day, it is this genuine spirit that makes her a champion both on and off the court.

Courtney Sheber

Courtney is an Arizona Native and cherishes the opportunity to teach and inspire people in her hometown. She is a 500-hour certified yoga instructor through Modern Yoga in Scottsdale and has trained with some of the most experienced yoga professionals in the world. She views the practice as the key to living a happy, vibrant life of presence and peace. Courtney offers Vinyasa classes blending movement with breath, using unique transitions and intelligent alignment cues, as well as one-on-one sessions to help students deepen their personal journey. In addition to being an Ambassador at CIVANA, Courtney is also the Community and Wellness Manager with a mission to bring healthy living and connection to everyone she meets.

Darlene Santore

Better known as “Coach Dar,” is a Licensed and Board Certified Occupational Therapist, sought after motivational speaker, Mental Edge coach, and CEO & Founder of Performance Meets Purpose Consulting. Known for her mental strength conditioning work with athletes in the NBA, MLB, NFL and NHL. Her reach to pro-athletes significantly helps players up their game, overcome obstacles, gain a mental edge, get out of “slumps” and become better leaders on and off the court. “Lead with purpose.” Her coaching reaches far beyond the sports world, Coach Dar works to create a personalized game plan for life and leadership, providing motivation as well as tools to set her clients up for success and with a purpose driven mindset.

Donny Starkins

A former Division 1 baseball player, Donny is a professional speaker, teacher and personal development coach leading classes, workshops, and seminars worldwide and has become one of the dynamic leaders in his industry. He’s the creator of “The Shift” Transformational Coaching, a 90-Day Personal Development Private Coaching program. With an emphasis on mindfulness, he challenges each student to explore their edge, discover their purpose, and develop an everyday practice of intention and presence. His teaching creates an overall connected, grounded, and inspired experience for all levels of yoga and personal development. He’s committed to living a life of freedom by sharing the message of recovery, yoga, and mindfulness.

Kevin Wathey

Owner and founder of Synchronicity, an international retreat leader, mentor, entrepreneur, and sought after business coach for health and wellness professionals. He deeply understands the essential role health and wellness professionals play in the life of others, and their ability to affect real change in the world. It is his unwavering goal to transform the lives and businesses of his clients so they can do the same for others.

Michael Stomatak

His educational background and passion for health and wellness inspired him to pursue personal training. With a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology, certifications through USWA and CSCS and over 25 years of personal training experience, Michael prides himself in always being knowledgeable and adaptable in his profession. Michael launched his career in 1996, training men and women of all ages. He believes in creating simple methods to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle, making the sustainability of health a number one priority. When he's not focusing on health and wellness, Michael loves to be in the sun or out in nature! One of his main goals is to live an eventful, balanced, and travel filled life.

Priscilla Perez

A New York native and Latina raised by immigrant parents, is where her "I'll never settle," mentality comes from. Priscilla is first a mom and wife, secondly a motivational fitness professional who believes the power of movement is one of the best mental workouts there is. She blends mind, body, and soul into her spin and bootcamp classes for Women’s Health Magazine and The Madison Improvement Club, encouraging her students that all things are possible. She is the Co-Founder of the "Reconnect & Realign" Women's Retreat at CIVANA which is a safe space for like-minded women to come together, connect to self, and realign what is most important in this one precious life of ours.

Randi Graves

A Certified Holistic Health + Mindfulness Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN) and a Certified Pilates Instructor through Pilates Sports Center. Randi’s promise is to balance your body by teaching your muscles and your mind to perform in the correct alignment. She is dedicated to giving positive instruction on how to move through your core using correct movement patterns that will greatly improve your performance, muscle tone, and decrease your risk of injury. Randi has mastered the secret formula to create optimal health for your Body, Mind + Soul. Randi's energy and positivity is infectious - you will leave her feeling renewed, relaxed and grounded. Her mission is to help you awaken your best self so you can live in alignment with your true purpose.

Sara Mandel

An international retreat leader with well over 1000 hours of training with some of the top Yoga Teachers in the world. She’s passionate about travel and the landscape of the desert is close to her heart. Sara teaches traditional Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa flow, and meditation, and has a passion for handstands and arm balances. She is also a passionate mental health advocate and a firm believer that the struggles we encounter on the yoga mat can be taken off the mat and applied to all the other areas in our lives to help us with our daily challenges.

Sara Quiriconi

A 17-year cancer survivor who is living proof that you can move through anything. A warrior, healer, creator, and determined soul, Sara is an actress, model, content producer, and health and wellness travel opinion leader. Her mission is to educate and inspire wellness seekers to live well and to Live Free, through empowered choices and actions. Sara's two favorite spots at CIVANA include the spa deck to catch the sunset and the Meditation Labyrinth to ground and clear her mind.

Stephanie Derby

Holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, as well as multiple fitness and nutrition certifications, including TRX. She turned her lifelong passion for health and fitness into a career over 10 years ago and has been coaching clients one on one and teaching group fitness classes ever since. Her mission is to help you achieve a balanced and sustainable lifestyle to feel their best. She uses a holistic approach to coaching and believes that fitness can improve both mental and physical health. Stephanie leads an active lifestyle, loves any outdoor activities, and enjoys training for endurance events.