Dawn is an entrepreneur, co-founder of Verima-a sanctuary for wellness, and a proud mother of three children wearing multiple hats (sometimes all at once!) Dawn knows a thing or two about juggling life’s blessings and challenges. Her journey from brainstorming ideas at the dinner table to nurturing Verima into a beacon of wellness is a testament to her tenacity and vision. When she’s not executing her next big idea, you can find her enjoying time with her children, volunteering at one of three(!!) schools, teaching a ballet class, taking in a theater performance, catching up with girlfriends, or advocating and spreading awareness for her son’s autoimmune disorder PANS. She holds the conviction that there is no force on Earth more formidable than that of a mom confronting her child’s health challenges. Dawn is living proof that with passion and perseverance, you can blend business and motherhood to create companies with deeper purposes. Follow her @Verimadawn
Farida Karaeva is a former tennis pro-athlete with over two decades of experience on the ITF & WTA circuits, where she consistently ranked within the top 500 globally. Beyond the court, she's a two-time founder and a passionate advocate for women's empowerment, channeling her keen fashion sense and deep expertise in nutrition, recovery, and performance. Now residing in Miami Beach, Farida infuses her roles as a mother, entrepreneur, and professional tennis coach with the same strength, spirit, and resilience that propelled her athletic career. As a contributor to Breathe Media, she brings a unique blend of athleticism, entrepreneurial acumen, and global perspective, aiming to inspire and drive positive change for women everywhere
Ivy Solis, the Social Media and Community Associate at Breathe Miami, is a Miamian who's deeply rooted in the city's vibrant culture. Growing up in the Magic City, she was always on the move, playing soccer on the sandy beaches and exploring every hidden corner. Beyond her professional dedication, Ivy is an artist at heart, with a passion for pottery and ceramics that allows her to express her creativity. Ivy's commitment to promoting health and wellness shines through as she searches for and vets new experiences to share with the Breathe Miami community.
Juliana Munoz Betancourt is a Consciousness Coach and breathwork enthusiast who focuses on connecting beauty, body, and soul. She is dedicated to supporting people through transformational processes and has an unbreakable bond with her family. Juliana's love for her children is contagious and evident in everything she does.
Karina, a Multicultural Psychology Master's grad, excels in global project management. A tech-savvy marketer and skilled podcaster, she empowers through wellness events. Passionate about diversity and innovation, Karina is a dynamic force in health and wellness.
Originally hailing from Nicaragua and relocating to Miami at the age of 12, Maria's journey has been a testament to her adaptability and determination. With a deep-rooted passion for health and wellness, Maria's personal interests align seamlessly with her professional endeavors. She's an avid enthusiast of wakeboarding, padel, bike riding, and frequents Anatomy, one of Miami's premier gyms. Maria's commitment to a healthy lifestyle not only drives her own well-being but also fuels her creative approach to social media. Maria thrives on exploring the vibrant city of Miami, constantly seeking out new experiences to share with the community.
Myra Millan, a devoted contributor to Breathe Media's Breathe Miami publication, brings a wealth of experience as a long-time Miami resident, dedicated mother, and passionate teacher. Her zest for life is evident in her love for fitness, often found powering through Peloton workouts and dancing her heart out. Hailing originally from New York and a graduate of University of Salamanca, Myra and her family make it a tradition to explore the wonders of Florida, with annual trips to rejuvenating Marco Island. She constantly seeks out quality experiences that invigorate the body, nourish the mind, and uplift the soul, making her a vibrant addition to the Breathe Media team.
Reed Berglund is a passionate advocate for wellness and an embodiment of the active lifestyle. As a former college athlete who played basketball for the UNLV Running Rebels, he's lived a life deeply immersed in body movement and sports. Reed's enthusiasm for staying active extends far beyond the basketball court. He's an avid surfer, wakeboarder, skier, basketball and tennis enthusiast, and an emerging padel player. His love for holistic well-being also includes a dedication to cold plunges and contrast therapy, embracing these practices to optimize recovery and vitality. In his role as the founder of Breathe, Reed brings his extensive experience in wellness and his unwavering commitment to helping individuals discover their path to a healthier, more mindful life. His personal journey and multifaceted fitness background inspire his vision for Breathe as a platform that empowers urban dwellers to explore, experience, and embrace well-being in all its forms. Reed's current focus lies in the realm of flexibility, a key component in his fitness journey to extend the longevity of his active lifestyle. Through Breathe, he aims to share his passion, knowledge, and insights with a vibrant community of wellness enthusiasts, experts, and storytellers, collectively working toward a healthier and happier world.
Tanner Kain, a highly accomplished fitness professional with a Master's in Public Health and a Bachelor's in Kinesiology, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Breathe Miami. As a former college football player and leader at Anatomy, one Miami's top gyms, Tanner understands that true strength lies in resilience and the ability to persevere through challenges. With his expertise and passion for promoting wellness, Tanner is dedicated to helping individuals embrace a holistic approach to fitness and live their best, healthiest lives.
Verónica Cruz, a native of Miami, is a certified yoga instructor trained by Mimi Yoga with a special focus on Vinyasa breath work. With her background as a leading interior designer, Verónica brings a unique blend of creativity and mindfulness to her yoga practice, creating transformative experiences that promote balance, strength, and inner harmony. Her passion for holistic wellness and design inspires others to find their own path towards wellness and self-discovery.