Victor Rivas Rivers is a veteran film and television star, best-selling author, renowned advocate for violence prevention, and the first Cuban-born football player to land a tryout with the Miami Dolphins. He has achieved extraordinary success in numerous arenas. But given his violent upbringing, few of those achievements were ever likely. If not for a handful of individuals who were willing to take a stand on his behalf, he doubts he would be alive today. He chronicles his story of survival in his memoir A Private Family Matter.
It’s October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And truly, why I do what I do, with this podcast, with all the Rock Your Mojo live events, programs and mentorship, is dedicated to the cause of ending domestic violence and sexual assault. Education, support, accurate mentoring and community can be extremely powerful in supporting women to reestablish the Mojo connection—and therefore, your enthusiasm for life.
Dr. Cari Schaefer DACM, is a best selling author, healthcare expert & provider, teacher, and lecturer on health and nutrition. As a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine with over 20 years experience Cari has helped thousands of people identify and remove the barriers blocking them from feeling their best. In her book The Food Solution, Cari shares what she learned about the important role food plays in our healing journey.
Ellen Heed, Ph.D., is a somatic educator + sexological bodyworker providing a deep dive into the diversity of human experience, lived in-body. She comes by her fascination with embodiment honestly.