Intuitive healer and teacher, Shirin, brings over 20 years of experience to her expansive and powerful work. Drawing on global experience and a diverse background, Shirin’s work incorporates the quantum healing techniques of ThetaHealing™, Native American systems of Spirituality, and Hawaiian Mysticism. Her teachers include: Native American teacher/revealer Ka’chi, Vianna Stibal, founder of ThetaHealing™, Ed Kaiwi, Hawaiian Kahuna. Shirin received her BA in psychology from UCSD.
Because of the broad scope of her training and abilities, Shirin offers a unique combination of healing approaches specifically tailored to each individual. Knowing that all true healing comes from the Creator and is expressed through love, her approach is infused with love and a connection to the Divine. Aware of the relationship between individual and community, thought and expression, emotion and health, her work weaves together the many layers of our human journey.
Shirin holds the space at the intersection of the spiritual and physical, navigating the spiritual realm while celebrating the beauty of our physical expression. She is a student in the art of motherhood: guiding a spiritually conscious child into full bloom. Honoring all the senses, she delights in creative cooking, introducing her native Persian elements to the tropical flavors of her Kaua’i home. Shirin has a deep love of orchids, (some know her as the Orchid Angel), cultivating environments where the orchids’ high vibrations elevate the beauty and healing energy of a chosen area.
JJ Flizanes is an Empowerment Strategist. She is the Director of Invisible Fitness, an Amazon best-selling author of Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life, and author of Knack Absolute Abs: Routines for a Fit and Firm Core. She was named Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles for 2007 by Elite Traveler Magazine.
JJ vividly reminds us that the word ‘fitness’ is not just about the state of one’s physical body, but also the factors which determine a person’s overall well being.
And, for JJ, the key components in all these areas are ‘invisible’ — balanced support structures of nutrition, emotional centeredness and health. A favorite of journalists and the media for her depth of knowledge and vibrant personality, JJ, a contributing expert for Get Active Magazine, has also been featured in many national magazines, including Shape, Fitness, Muscle and Fitness HERS, Elegant Bride, and Women’s Health as well as appeared on NBC, CBS, Fox 11 and KTLA. She is also a video expert for About.com and regular contributor for The Daily Love.
JJ launched her professional career in 1996 as the Foundations Director for the New York Sports Club, where she designed curriculum and in-house certification for new and previously uncertified fitness trainers. She has also been certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), International Sports Science Association (ISSA), and the Resistance Training Specialist Program (RTS).
With a focus on biomechanics, JJ has lectured for The Learning Annex and as a featured speaker for New York Times Bestselling Author of The Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Ecker’s Peak Potentials seminars, as well as corporate clients, including Pacific Gas and Electric, Hanson Engineering, and Jostens, Inc. She is the Wellness Expert for KFC International, the Health and Fitness Expert for the National Association of Entrepreneur Moms, and a Fitness Expert for Nourishing Wellness Medical Center.
She has been working in the health and wellness industry for 15 years, as a fitness trainer with a knack for helping her clients become more self-aware and self-empowered through her ability to quickly identify and pinpoint problem areas, and then create simple solutions involving exercise, nutrition and mindset changes. She is the Host of the new iTunes Podcast Show Fit 2 Love: Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Fitness for the Happy Life You Deserve which is six day a week video and audio show.
What sets JJ apart from her Celebrity Fitness counterparts is the holistic approach to getting results. Over the last fourteen years she has studied, used and applied Positive Psychology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Law of Attraction, Quantum Physics, Non Violent Communication, Imago Therapy, and Hypnotherapy. JJ Flizanes has proven that she’s not only an expert in matters of the body and fitness—she’s an insightful and provocative author who delivers a timely message about matters of the heart.
Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life will be released in its second edition with Balboa Press in January of 2015.