Heal, Renew & Empower Your Life

About Venture Active

 Venture Active Health and Wellness is a multifaceted health and wellness enterprise in San Diego, California. We focus on both mental and physical wellness to achieve our goal which is ...HELP AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE!

Since It's culmination, Venture Active has grown from a small fitness & adventure business to becoming the leader in wellness in the San Diego Area. We have wellness solutions for everybody; both individuals, and big businesses!

Program features

Venture Active is a one-stop-shop for
ALL your wellness needs!

Vinyasa Yoga

The purpose of vinyasa yoga is to synchronize the breath with the body and mind. It is an energetic, powerful practice in which over time, you will develop a stronger mind-body connection and grow in strength and flexibility.

Reiki Healing

Reiki aids in relaxation, assists the body's natural healing processes, and helps to develop emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. It is also said to induce deep relaxation, help people cope with difficulties, relieve emotional stress, and improve overall well being.

Breath Work Meditation

Breath Work is a pranayama breathing technique that allows stagnant, stuck or resistant energy to release through this very meditative breathing practice.We store old traumas, events and emotions in our energetic as well as physical bodies, and Breath Work allows you to deeply cleanse this energetic sludge that no longer servers you.

Qi Gong

QiGong is the art and practice of moving energy, or “Qi”, through the physical and body. It is commonly used by Taoist and Buddhist monks, Martial artists, traditional and Chinese healers, Qigong practice beneficial for everybody; The benefits of QiGong are usually felt quite quickly and are quite surprising to those who are not familiar with the impact this practice has on the body.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person's skin at specific points on the body, to various depths.  By stimulating the body's various systems, acupuncture can help to resolve pain, and improve sleep, digestive function, and sense of well-being.

Martial Science

Martial science does not just teach us how to kick and punch. ..it is also super beneficial for your mind and mody. It helps you lead a healthy lifestyle. It gives you supreme self-confidence. You will experience weight loss as you get in the best shape of your life.

Sculpt Yoga

Sculpt Yoga is a high-energy, extremely powerful practice in which hand weights of assorted sizes, cardio, and plyometrics are incorporated into a 75-minute Vinyasa Flow.

Clinical Workplace cohesion training

Dr. Brownlee and her team of associates design workshops to create a cohesive work environment.

Adventure Hikes

Hiking is a powerful cardio workout with amazing views, fresh air, and the sweet smell and sounds of nature.
- Increase stamina
- lower blood pressure
- Build Strength
- Build Confidence

SUP Yoga

combines paddleboarding with yoga,  It is simply doing yoga on a paddle board, while floating in the water. It is beneficial because it improves flexibility, increases circulation, improves balance, great core workout, refines yoga technique and its, calming, fun, empowering and challenging 

Massage Therapy

Chair massage counters the circulatory problems inherent with office work and offers an appreciated break for employees.
Increase Productivity
Improve morale
Reduce Stress

Surfing

In addition to improving your overall health, surfing can also provide you with some more specific benefits. Surfing can help to improve your balance, flexibility and stamina, while the mental health benefits of surfing include feeling happier, more energetic, and more mindful and relaxed.

Rock climbing

Not only does rock climbing provide physical benefits, such as building endurance, muscle and flexibility, climbing can be beneficial to both the brain and mental health; rock climbing is known to reduce stress and have positive outcomes on mental strength. We take groups indoor climbing first to build technique, confidence and skill and then we move on to outdoor climbing!

"Ripped-Tide"

Imagine a “floating fitness studio”!!! This unique class offers the unification of multiple paddle board exercises that focus on stabilizing muscle groups not typically accessed by traditional, land-based activities. Clients are challenged to push personal limits; while being encouraged by peers in an intimate group, as class sizes are consciously kept small for personal attention.

Fishing

Fishing has an unexpected connection to happiness and wellbeing. Being outside in nature can improve your mood, memory, and self-esteem. There's also evidence it can reduce blood pressure and decrease the risk of certain cancers.

The Venture active team

Ciara Guedesse
President & Founder
Laurel Smith
Vice President
Anthony Rini
Lifestyle Director
Dr. Allison Brownlee
Dr. Allison Brownlee Psy.D, LMFT #89484, Founder StrongerTogether.Love
Craig Lichtenfeld
Project Manager
Greg Fraser
Grand Master Martial Science Team
Aaron Kahn
Personal Trainer & Wellness Coach
Scott Hargrove
Adventure Guide
Nick Baker
Professional Chef & Adventure Guide
Nichole Gregory Marfo
Yoga Instructor / Reiki & Breathworks Master
Jennifer "JENERGY" Diamond
Yoga Instructor / Personal Trainer
Dr. Lindsay Wunsch
Acupuncturist / Herbalist/ Massage Therapist
Matt Auer
Massage Therapist / QiGong
Christine Bustamante
Yoga Instructor / SUP Guide
Michelle Velez
Professional Chef
Bailey Hediger
Adventure Specialist

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