CO-FOUNDER and CERTIFIED SPECIALIST EQUINE & EDUCATOR
Cheyenne Price is a natural horsewoman and master trainer, who conducts intensive empowerment equine workshop experiences. Her energy and incredible knowledge base, in conjunction with her rescue horses, all come together to provide multi-layered healing, creating soulful, insightful and restorative experiences. Cheyenne attributes much of her knowledge and success to her work gentling wild horses and mustangs. Cheyenne recently obtained her certificate in Ecotherapy from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA and is excited to bring Ecotherapy into her work. excited to bring Ecotherapy into her work. She is a Level II Certified Equine Specialist with EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) and is looking forward to receiving her advanced EAGALA certificate in 2016.
Cheyenne is the Founder of Hoof Prints to Freedom, a 501(c)3 nonprofit horse rescue, and conducts personal and team development equine programs working with youth at risk, treatment programs, and community. In addition, she is a co-founder of The Sparta Project, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization helping veterans and first responders struggling with Post Traumatic Stress and Suicide ideations.
Cheyenne has an educational background in child development and has studied Equine Guided Education for nearly a decade. She is well-known and respected for her collaborations and her own curricula that she has developed in partnerships with other industry professionals in the addiction and behavioral health fields.
JULIE RAKE, MSPAS PA-C
Julie Rake began practicing family medicine as a PA in 2003 and specialized in primary care and women’s health. After practicing medicine for over decade she began seeking avenues to advance her capacity to help patients heal. She completed the Integrative Medicine Fellowship at the University of Arizona under the tutelage of Integrative Medicine leader Dr. Andrew Weil and graduated in 2015.
Julie currently practices Integrative Mental Health Care at AZ Integrative Medicine & Spa. She offers consultations and facilitates group visits. Additionally, she is the medical coordinator for the Chopra “Whole Health” program at CIVANA. Here she is charged with client health care and navigates the medical operations of the team.
Julie serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIIAZ) for three consecutive years, 2019, 2020 & 2021. Additionally, she sits on the leadership & education committees for the board and is enthusiastic about advancing the mission of the Brain Injury Alliance.
Julie is a provider for “The Sparta Project,” a non-profit organization whose mission is to help heal the moral and spiritual wounds of our first responders, and active & veteran military personnel. She teaches modules on “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder” for Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) Police preparation programs for the east valley and greater Phoenix, Arizona regions.
Julie’s true passion lies in the study of Neuroplasticity and Mind-Body medicine.
She speaks frequently to health care professionals, patients and other groups on various topics related to healing trauma and advancing health from a mind/body approach. Some of her top presentations include “Suicide Prevention,” “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” and “The Neuroscience of Transformation.” Julie has been a practitioner of multiple styles of meditation for over 20 years. She teaches meditation to patients, individuals and groups.