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We connect, educate, inspire, and empower wellness practitioners and our allies
to achieve our highest visions for ourselves, our businesses, and humanity as a whole
so that we can become a more powerful, influential force for good
in Arizona and the world at large.


We are individuals, organizations, businesses, and educational institutions who are involved and/or allied with traditional and alternative wellness practices. 


In our advocacy for wellness practices and the well-being of the public, we honor:
  • Spirit of service
  • Cooperation and synergy
  • Lifelong learning and teaching
  • Mutual support and sharing of resources
  • Meaningful relationship
  • Enjoyable and enlivening interactions
  • Environmental and economic sustainability
  • Holistic thinking
  • Well-being of body, mind and spirit


Milena Thompson
Milena Thompson has an extensive business background, both in the USA and internationally, overseeing operations, human resources, training and development, administration, accounting and finance. She earned a Master’s degree in International Economic Relations and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. In 2015 Milena switched gears and trained as a Life Coach with the Martha Beck organization. She launched her own company, The Transformation Café, a Professional Coaching and Consulting business. She recently joined The Life Coach School as their Operations Coordinator. Milena is passionate about helping people see their infinite potential and eliminate suffering caused by self-limiting beliefs.
Jennifer Cloney
Board Member at Large
Jennifer Cloney, owner of Exceptional Life, LLC, is a graduate of the Hypnotherapy Academy of America where she completed 500 hours of training and received certificates in Medical Support Clinical Hypnotherapy and Past Life/Interlife/Natal Regression. Jen is also a Fellow of the International Board of Hypnotherapy, Board member of the Arizona Integrative Wellness Coalition, and member of Local First Arizona and National Association of Women Business Owners. Jen's mission is to help clear whatever is in the way between consciously having an experience of inner divine nature and attaining goals in life.  She helps people experience the self empowerment and love that allows them to let go of sabotaging patterns.
Sheila Sornsin
Board Member at Large
Sheila Sornsin is a health and wellness coach and speaker with emphasis in the mind/body/spirit connection helping people create their most authentic, rewarding and joyful lives. From her perspective, joyful living includes optimal health, prosperity, mindfulness, sense of community/connection and life purpose. She conducts classes and workshops to enhance these areas of one’s life including facilitating Vision Board Workshops at Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa in Tucson, AZ. The Grateful Goddess also offers products to optimize health and a gift line designed to inspire and uplift spirits. Focused on a global mission for a true health movement, she collaborates with colleagues in alignment with the work of Dr Christiane Northrup. Sheila is a Certified Conscious Body Coach, Sanoviv Health Advisor, Certified Law of Attraction coach, and past advisory board member of the non-profit HAPPY organization (Healthy, Active, Positive, Purposeful Youth) . Sheila is a contributing author to the best-selling Adventures in Manifesting series, in the book, Conscious Business.
Emily Eldredge
Board Member at Large
Emily Eldredge of Emily International is a Leader Healer whose proprietary technique, The Drawing Out Process®, removes blocks, triggers, and blindspots and unlocks the 3 inner "emPowers" required to live a life of true productivity, purpose, and pleasure.  She has spoken at venues around the world, including twice at the United Nations, once at British Parliament, and at two different TED events - one of which was the very first TEDx in a prison.  Aside from her speaking and private client work, Emily has helped founded or been on the board of a number of not-for-profits including World Cares Center, Women in Film Dallas, and the Intentional Community Corporation - often playing the role of visionary, brand designer, and ideaphore. 


Arizona Wellness Alliance
4737 N 1st Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85718

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