Mayra Porrata is a mother of 2, an educator, writer, and consultant in the field of community health and health education & promotion. She teaches at Kent State University’s School of Health Sciences and does field work via Round River Consulting, LLC. Her areas of interest and expertise include: social, emotional, mental and spiritual health, chronic disease management, stress management, creativity and health, and the leveraging of technology for chronic disease management and health promotion.
Mari Peterson is a wife, mother to 6 and a former corporate soldier! Through her own trials, triumphs and observations she’s come to value the sweet and the sacred in the muck of every day life and discovered that true joy can indeed be found in that muck! (’cause that is usually where it is hiding…right underneath that pile of dirty laundry!)
Eric Vaiksnoras is a lover of life who enjoys learning, giving, maple syrup, running, and being a dad (a privilege that frequently reminds him of the importance of looking at this world through the eyes of a child). He is a 38-year-old Young Widower who is attracted to any label that links him to the word “Young” . He is the author of the hope-filled book/blog/website HoneyIShrunkTheGrief.com He thrives in environments (such as this one) where he is given an opportunity to turn any day, into a Sunny Day. His educational background includes a bachelors in physical education and a M.Ed in community health/school health. He is determined to save the world, and himself, one loving act at a time. You can find out more about Eric here.
Stacey Curnow is a nurse-midwife and mentor who helps women give birth to their BIG dreams. She’s the founder of Midwife for Your Life, a website, blog and series of coaching programs. She also wrote a best-selling children’s book, Ravenna. She lives in Asheville, NC with her husband, young son, a dog, and four chickens. You can find out more about Stacey here.
Stephanie Deabrosca is a wife and mother of 3. She is a mindful and soulful observer of the human experience. Her life and work reflect the passion and wisdom of a life well-lived…..a life lived on her own terms…..and so it is