CO-FOUNDER and CERTIFIED SPECIALIST EQUINE & EDUCATOR
Cheyenne Price is a natural horsewoman and respected mustang 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 working with horses labeled as dangerous or problem horses. Cheyenne recently obtained her certificate in Ecotherapy from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA and is excited to bring Ecotherapy into her work. She is also a Level II Certified Equine Specialist with EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) and has completed the first tier of EGEA - Equine Guided Education Association.
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 the community at large. 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 various Equine Experiential Learning formats for nearly a decade. She is well-known and respected for her own curricula that she has developed, both on her own, and in partnerships and collaboration with other industry professionals, in the addiction and behavioral health fields.
Provider, CO-FOUNDER of The SPARTA Project and CEO of Valor Resiliency
Philip Folsom is an anthropologist, culture development expert, veteran, and CEO of Wolf Tribe. He is also the founder of Human Kind—a holistic consulting agency, as well as SPARTA, a critically acclaimed PTSD and suicide prevention program for warriors.
He has been a key provider in numerous warrior healing programs including; Raven Drum, Project Odyssey, Wounded Warrior Program & Save A Warrior. Philip is known for his unique Tribework program that focuses on the primary culture components of building healthy and high performing teams.
His clients include organizations such as Microsoft, Apple and Space X and major universities worldwide where he conducts innovative adventure programming such as vision quests, caving, high ropes challenge courses, Zen archery, and interactive workshops with horses and wolves.
Philip has sat on numerous boards including Red Bull’s High Performance Department. His work is regularly featured on television and podcasts.
The time of the lone wolf is over.
Please check out Philip's website at: https://www.valorresiliency.com/
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.
Joshua Wenner, PROVIDER and CEO of Valor Resiliency
Joshua is an entrepreneur, veteran, filmmaker and emotional resilience expert. He has spent the last 20 years growing companies, maximizing human potential and is the founder of Emotional Resilience Training (ERT). His curriculum and frameworks are being used to help first responders, veterans and professionals who deal with grief, loss and trauma to reintegrate back into life.
The death of his brother inspired him to interview 32 grief and trauma experts to learn more about the messy subject of grief through his documentary, www.Grieftogracefilm.com. The insights he learned created the foundation for his emotional resilience men’s retreats. A 3.5 day immersive experience designed to provide men the space to heal their past traumas and cultivate tools for emotional resilience.
The powerful results men received from his retreats led to speaking across the country facilitating emotional resilience training programs to 1st responder, military & professionals who deal with grief, loss & trauma.
Prior to his work around trauma, Josh spent 20 years in human optimization & personal development. He facilitated over 1,000 peak performance training nationwide to groups of 20 - 5,000 while working as a speaker and trainer for Tony Robbins.
Please check out Joshua's website at: https://www.valorresiliency.com/