Jacob MillerLead Exercise Physiologist, M.S., B.S.
With a passion for corrective exercise analysis, Jacob’s belief is that effective fitness programs are optimized when body movement is produced without pain. He is certified in multiple training modalities ranging from personal training, group fitness training, and specialized mixed martial arts conditioning. Jacob received a M.S. from Point Loma Nazarene University for Kinesiology of Integrative Health and Wellness and a B.S. from California Lutheran University for his focus on Exercise Science.
Scott SilveiraExercise Physiologist, M.S., M.A., ACSM-RCEP, Ph.D. Student
Scott’s philosophy is that fitness should be enjoyable and part of a well-balanced, healthy lifestyle. For more than a decade, he has provided guests with training, exercise testing, fitness programming and health education. A committed academic, Scott is completing his Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance from Concordia University. He holds a M.S. from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a concentration in Kinesiology. He is also a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist with the American College of Sports Medicine as a Corrective Exercise Specialist. In his free time he enjoys road and mountain biking, scuba diving, skiing and surfing.
Jenny MoselyCertified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
Joining the Center for Health & Wellbeing from London, England, Jenny was first certified as personal trainer in 1995. With more than 20 years’ experience in personal training and group fitness, she is results orientated. Her certification includes NASM where she has applied her focus to postural alignment to keep guests’ injury free and youthful. Jenny believes in incorporating resistance training, cardio, mixed martial arts, qigong and tai chi to make workouts exciting and enjoyable.
Rob CookCertified Life Coach, Personal Trainer and Speaker
With more than two decades of service, Rob is a decorated United States Air Force combat veteran. Following his return from active duty, Rob retired, moved to the Los Angeles and transitioned to civilian life. He became a certified life coach through Super Coach Academy, discovering an ideal balance between the mental and physical realms in his work as a coach. Through a dynamic approach, Rob provides open dialogue that enhances the human experience—keeping guests engaged in wellbeing through coaching, podcasts, public speaking, seminars, workshops, and more.
Erika WongRegistered Dietitian, M.S.
Erika is a passionate educator with more than 15 years of helping people understand the power of nutrition. In her role she counsels guests, leads in-person and virtual workshops, and teaches cooking classes in the Feel Good Kitchen. Erika is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Food and Culinary Practice Group, Weight Management Practice Group, and she is a Culinary Ambassador with the Produce for Better Health Foundation. She earned a M.S. from Tufts University with a concentration in Clinical Nutrition while completing her dietetic training at Tufts-New England Medical Center. Her zest for nutrition extends beyond her profession and into her home kitchen where she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
Julie FruminLife Balance Counselor, LMFT, M.S. Clinical Psychology
For more than a decade, Julie has provided mental health support services to individuals, couples and families. As a licensed therapist, she helps clients identify what is working in their lives and what areas need attention. Julie has developed and led a variety of Stress Management workshops for Fortune 500 Companies and social group retreats, with themes of Life Balance, Improving Focus, The Power of 10 minutes, and Mindful Living. She has also focused her work on childhood development and was previously an Adjunct Professor at California Lutheran University where she taught and created the curriculum for the “Psychology of Sex & Gender” class, as well as teaching 'Theories of Counseling'. Julie holds a M.S. from Pepperdine University in Clinical Psychology.
Cyndi HorwitzLife Balance Counselor, LMFT, M.S Clinical Psychology
Blending a thoughtful and compassionate approach, Cyndi provides counseling services that focus on mind-body connection. Her work helps guests find effective ways to address issues and concerns that are negatively impacting their lives. By carefully weaving together elements from her personal background, theoretical application, advanced training in trauma, and yogic philosophy, Cyndi creates a unique and customized therapeutic experience for each guest. Southern California was home for her education where she earned a M.S. from the University of Southern California in Clinical Psychology and a B.A. from the University of California Santa Barbara while studying Sociology.
Nancy WileYoga and Mindfulness Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine
Nancy is a certified personal trainer, registered yoga teacher, and the founder of the Yoga Education Institute. She believes in the power of presence and mindfulness through restorative yoga practices. Yoga Education Institute is a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance, offering a variety of in-person and online yoga teacher training programs (RYT 200, RYT 500, Children's Yoga and Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training), workshops, and continuing education programs. The programs, as well as one on one trainings, focus on meeting the individual needs of each student and helping each person realize their own unique potential.
Jill DyckYoga and Mindfulness Specialist
Kindness and joy are major themes in the way Jill teaches both yoga and meditation. She began her personal practice of yoga as a compliment to her active lifestyle of running, skiing, and hiking. Jill knows that both yoga and meditation are wonderful means to consciously connect with one’s true nature and to release stresses and strains. Certified in several practices, she holds a 200ERYT through Yoga Alliance and has a focused her study in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindful Self Compassion.
Camille CossMeditation and Mindfulness Specialist
Meditation is a way of life for Cami. The self-discovery that comes from looking inward transformed her and became her calling to teach. Included in her certifications and teachings are: Sound Meditation, Reiki, Power Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Hot Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Yoga for Children. Cami comes to you with an open mind, and a willingness to meet you where you are.
Akram AlkawasmehExecutive Director of Wellness
Akram’s passion for health and hospitality has taken him on a journey around the world. His story with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts began in his home country Jordan, where he joined the company as a Spa Manager in 2005 and later Spa Director for Four Seasons Hotel Amman Jordan. He then moved to Riyadh as Senior Spa Director before joining Palm Beach in 2016. In his capacity as Senior Director, Akram's expertise has shined in many pre-opening projects. Most recently, Akram became Executive Director of Wellness for the Center for Health & Wellbeing. Today, he is responsible for ensuring all service standards are met in the Center for Health & Wellbeing and Spa by managing a team of highly-driven, service oriented staff. A graduate of the University of Jordan, Akram earned a B.S. in Physical Education & Marketing.
Maurtel DayAssistant Director of Spa, CAMTC Licensed Massage Therapist
Maurtel is a CAMTC licensed massage therapist. He attended San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology to advance his knowledge of esthetics. Maurtel’s first spa management role was at a luxury health and wellness center in San Francisco, where he was also a therapist and specialized in deep tissue & sports massage. During his career he has lead two large hotel spas in the pursuit of attaining a Forbes 4 Star Travel Award. Today, Maurtel oversees the robust operations for the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village’s more than 40,000 square foot spa.
Collin PursleyDirector of Sales
Collin prides himself in creating custom wellness programs for his clients that are both meaningful and memorable. With nearly a decade of experience in hospitality sales, he has worked with top luxury travel advisors and Fortune 500 companies to plan impactful corporate retreats. In 2018, Collin joined the team at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village where he blends hospitality, travel, sales and wellness into his daily work. An outdoor enthusiast, he enjoys the countless hiking trails in the Conejo Valley and cooking at home with his wife, son and pound pup “Lu”. In addition to his sales career, he holds a M.A. (LLM) from the University of Nottingham in Nottingham, England with a concentration in Law.
Catherine RodriguezAssistant Manager, Center for Health & Wellbeing
Catherine has a background in luxury hospitality with a passion for nutritional and mental wellbeing. After graduating with a B.S. from Michigan State University she became certified in plant-based nutrition through Cornell University. Catherine works in understanding the needs of her clients to guide them to the programs and experiences that are right for them.