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Experts And Thank Yous


Hamid and May Ladjevardi

Hamid & May Ladjevardi - Through all the years, from helping me start my first small studio many years ago to helping me create Family and Kids Fitness Revolution, without their love and support and their belief in me I would 100% not be here doing what I love to do and what my passion is in helping people, especially kids. I want to thank you guys Hamid and May Ladjevardi from the bottom of my heart, this website is dedicated to my mom and dad, without you guys it wouldn’t be possible.

Master Fariborz Azhakh

Master Fariborz Azhakh - Not only is he one of the Top Martial Artist and Masters in the entire world, but he is my Sensei, my teacher, the man who changed my entire life and brought me into the Martial Arts. Growing up without confidence in myself, weighing at 260pds at university, he took me in privately and single handedly showed me who I can really be and gave me the power of knowing that I can do Anything I put my mind to. He has changed thousands and thousands of lives, and I’m especially grateful I am one of them. Thank you for everything Sir. His studio is Team Karate Centers in Woodland Hills, Ca.


Master Shervin Ilbeig

Master Shervin Ilbeig - Mr. Shervin is not only also one of the top Martial Artist and teachers in the world, he is a very close friend of mine who has taught me so much not only in Martial Arts, but in how to think outside of the box and use your imagination to create amazing things. I am forever greatful for everything I have learned, thank you so much for being an awesome mentor in my life, and helping me understand anything is possible with great imagination. His studio is Dragons Martial Arts in West Hills, Ca.

Dr. Gary Shlifer

Dr. Gary Shlifer – Dr. Shlifer, DO, is a board-certified internal medicine physician specializing in preventative care, nutrition/metabolism, and anti-aging medicine. Dr. Shlifer is the founder of Evolve Healthcare in Woodland Hills, California, a private medical practice in Los Angeles with a multi-disciplinary holistic medicine approach to care that’s focused on disease prevention and lifestyle optimization. Dr. Shlifer is also a co-founder of SAPIEN, an organization focused on promoting health education andadvancing health information technology. His other professional affiliations include Regal Medical Group, InMode Medical Aesthetics, and the American College of Physicians.Through his companies and community outreach, Dr. Shlifer works to promote his message of healthy living, eating, and lifestyle practices, while growing as a leader in his community. Check out his SAPIEN podcast, really great and helpful information on healthy living.


Rina Jakubowicz

Rina Jakubowicz – Is the founder of Rina Yoga and Super Yogis, and is known for her vibrant and uplifting approach for students of all ages. She has been teaching yoga in English and Spanish for over 20 years and has been a featured presenter at Wanderlust Festivals, Yoga Journal Conferences, Kripalu Center, Himalayan Institute, Omega Institute, Yogaville, Sedona Yoga Festival, Telluride Yoga Festival and Mammoth Yoga Festival. Rina is the author of “The Yoga Mind: 52 Essential Principles of Yoga Philosophy to Deepen Your Practice” and has an international following in the U.S., Chile, Puerto Rico, Mexico, South Korea and Andorra. Rina’s yoga videos are found on Gaia TV, Yoga Journal Online, and Udaya.

Dr. Keyvan Eghbali

Dr. Keyvan Eghbali - Dr. Eghbali is a corporate speaker, author, philantropist, clinician, and coach. He has been licensed in California since 1997. He is national board certified Doctor of Chiropractic as well as one of only a handful of certified master health coaches (PHC-L2) in California through The Primal Health Coach Institute. His passion as a clinician is caring for individuals who suffer from headaches, neck pain, migraines and disc disease. He also enjoys treating the pediatric population. Dr. Eghbali is passionate about health. His mission is to empower as many people as possible to live their healthiest lives possible. He donates 10% of all proceeds to the homeless and programs for those afflicted with addiction. Check out his website for more information


Liz Kover

Liz Kover - Liz is an animal-assisted interventionist with over twenty years' experience working with people, animals, and a combination thereof. She earned her A.S. in Assistance Dog Education (in 2013) and her M.S. in Human-Canine Life Sciences (in 2017) from Bergin University of Canine Studies. Founded by Dr. Bonnie Bergin, (who is credited with inventing the concept of the mobility assistance service dog), Bergin U. is the only school of its kind in the world. It's an educational and research-oriented organization that focuses on dogs and their positive synergistic relationship with humans. Liz's Master's thesis was titled Frisky Fitness: Exploring the potential for therapy dogs’ participation in PE class to increase students' intrinsic motivation toward physical education and physical activity. Liz also worked with marine mammals in an animal-assisted therapy program (called Full Circle, at Clearwater Marine Aquarium) while earning her B.S. in Behavioral Ecology & Cognitive Psychology from The Evergreen State College (in 2001). Liz feels infinitely blessed to do the work she does, because it means she gets to work in partnership with the animals who provide her happiness and healing daily, and at the same time, fulfill their inherent needs to learn, work, and contribute.


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