Retreat Facilitators

Breathe • Embody • Move • Energize


Movement as Mental Medicine Presenter

Dr. Harun Evcimen

Dr. Evcimen is an ABPN Board Certified Psychiatrist and his current positions are at Health Right 360, University of California San Francisco (San Francisco, CA), Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Staff Psychiatrist, Consultant Psychiatrist for Primary Care Medicine, located at the Tenderloin Health Services (Formerly known as Glide Clinic). He has been teaching students, fellows as well as providing psychiatric consultations for other physicians, clinicians and providers. He also facilitates psychotherapy at his private practice, City Psychiatry and Wellness, located at the Flood building in downtown San Francisco. Harun has a passion for Health, Fitness and Wellness. He is an avid runner, cyclist and swimmer.  
To learn more about Harun's extensive experience and educational background, visit                                


Fitness and movement instructor

Geni Quartaroli

Geni has been practicing movement modalities for over 25 years.  She has a BA in Human Movement and Development with an emphasis in Adaptive Physical Education, graduate work in Integral Studies focusing on Kinesiology and Gerontology and Psychology. She has lectured at San Francisco State University on Therapeutic Exercise for the Kinesiology Department. Geni is also BCIA certified (Biofeedback Certification International Alliance), ACE Certified (American Council of Exercise), as well as having her National and State Board Certification in Massage and Body Work. She is a Fitness Director, Personal Trainer and Massage/Body Work Practitioner.



Jamie Sadeghi

Jamie is a certified Yoga Instructor through Yoga Alliance, with Advanced Therapeutic training and certification as a Bikram Yoga instructor. She teaches from the heart and with intuition. For Jamie teaching is a stepping stone to help others find their own yoga practice. As a practitioner and instructor, teaching in both group and individual settings, Yoga has been a keystone of Jamie's life for over a decade.
To learn more about Jamie's teaching experience and practice visit

therapeutic Dog


Cornelius is service animal for a chair exercise class at a health club in San Francisco. He has been a service dog for almost two years. His tenacious, determined and sweet terrier personality makes him the perfect motivator! Cornelius will be accompanying us on the retreat as our amazing therapeutic companion!